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7-day Dolomites guided hike (Alta Via 1 trek)

Dolomites

Join Anna, a GAI-certified mountain leader, on this 7-day Dolomites guided hike (Alta Via 1 trek) to enjoy a great adventure with breathtaking views of the Alps.

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Southern Alps

7 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Fit

Intermediate


Description

This 7-day Dolomites guided hike (Alta Via 1 trek) will take your through an extremely panoramic trail full of breathtaking views!

The Dolomites are a mountain range that runs through the northeast of Italy. They are part of the bigger Southern Limestone Alps and run from the Puster Valley to the Sugana Valley. They are a mecca for rock climbing and one of the most traditional mountaineering spots in Europe.

This program will start in Cortina d’Ampezzo. On the first day we’ll go for a warm up circuit to Tre Cime di Lavaredo peaks, the Dolomites symbol.

Then our real adventure will start the next day from Lake Braies. The Alta Via n. 1 trek will take us across the Dolomites high plateau. We’ll go across their characteristic craggy peaks, pinnacles and pristine lakes. Every day we’ll walk to different spot where we’ll appreciate the its dramatic mountain scenery! 

Also, we’ll stay in a different mountain hut every night, for you to experience the ancient Italian mountaineering atmosphere and its traditional cuisine.

This 7-day Dolomites guided hike (Alta Via 1 trek) is a great way to discover these beautiful mountains in the northeast of Italy. Send me a request now and we’ll start organizing your trip!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Mountain guide expenses

- Breakfast

- Dinner


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival to Cortina d’Ampezzo, overnight in Hotel Ancora, 4-star hotel, 1 night B&B.

 

 

 

Day 2: Tre Cime di Lavaredo Circuit

Today we’ll go for a hike around the famous Tre Cime di Lavaredo with panoramic views all along the way.

Day 3: Lake Braies - Rifugio Fodara

Today we’ll start climbing from Lake Braies to Rifugio Biella, walking along the foothills of the Croda del Becco Massif and continuing with gentle ups and downs across the Sennes plateau to Rifugio Fodara.

Day 4: Rifugio Fodara - Rifugio Scotoni

Today we’ll hike across the scenic Sennes and Fanes high mountain plateau, past mountain streams and high mountain pastures, to the Rifugio Scotoni.

Day 5: Rifugio Scotoni - Rifugio Scoiattoli

We’ll go to the famous Lagazuoi and Cinque Torri area, reaching one of the most spectacular and scenic panoramic points in the Dolomites, the Lagazuoi summit. Then we’ll head to the Rifugio Scoiattoli.

Day 6: Rifugio Scoiattoli - Cortina d’Ampezzo

On this las hiking day we’ll hike to Passo Giau with panoramic ups and downs over a couple of mountain passes, along the Mondeval plateau before descending to Lake Federa and then on through forest down to Cortina d’Ampezzo through hamlets and back to the hotel.

Day 7: Departure

Departure from Cortina d’Ampezzo.

 

Details

Accommodation

Hotel Ancora, Rifugio Fodara, Rifugio Scotoni, Rifugio Scoiattoli.

Meeting point

Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo.

About the guide

I have been in love with my mountains and their beauty, the uniquely wonderful Dolomites, since I was a child and started exploring them with my dad. Born and raised in the area, I know the Dolomites, its footpaths and the area intimately. I have wide-ranging experience in organising and leading small group walking holidays with a top UK company and many years working in hospitality and tourism has made me an expert walking holiday organiser.

I'm graduate of Verona University in Languages and Tourism Management, I have travelled and walked all over the world and I'am a certified Veneto Alpine Guide Association Mountain Leader. I would love to guide you to discover this beautiful world and share her greatest passion with you all.

Languages

Italian | German | English

Certificates

GAI

Residence

Auronzo di Cadore, Italy


What people are saying about Anna Vecellio Del Monego

Bill Redmond

5.00

August, 2022

Anna was a brilliant guide and very generous with her time


 

 

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