Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
On the first day of this trip, we will meet at Cortina d’Ampezzo, where you will relax and rest in a comfortable guesthouse.
Today, we will make our way toward the forests outside of Cortina d’Ampezzo toward the Rifugio Croda Da Lago, where you we enjoy dinner and rest for the night. We will be hiking for approximately 5-6 hours, covering approximately 15 kilometers and gaining approximately 800 – 1000 meters.
Today, we will trek to a col before entering a lovely valley. Afterwards, we will cross a mountain pass and climb to the Rifugio Averau before making our way down to the Rifugio Scoiattoli, where we will spend the night. We will be hiking for approximately 7-8 hours, covering approximately 12 kilometers and gaining approximately 858 meters.
Today, we will descend to the Passo di Falzarego, trek through forests before making our way up to the Rifugio Lagazuoi, where we will spend the night. We will be hiking for approximately 6-7 hours, covering approximately 9/5 kilometers and gaining approximately 966 meters.
Today, depending on weather conditions, we will descend through a tunnel in the mountain before reaching the Passo Di Campolongo. After that, we will cross the meadow to the Arabba guesthouse, where we will spend the night. We will be hiking for approximately 7-8 hours, covering approximately 14.5 kilometers and gaining approximately 769 meters.
Today, we will climb the slopes above Arabba to Porta Vescovo and then make our way to the ski station of Canazei. From there, we will make our way to the Campitello guesthouse, where we will spend the night. We will be hiking for approximately 7-8 hours, covering approximately 12.7 kilometers and gaining approximately 1,273 meters.
Today, we will take a cable car from Campitello and begin traversing in the mountains to the Rifugio Bolzano, where we will spend the night. We will be hiking for approximately 7-8 hours, covering approximately 17 kilometers and gaining approximately 1,016 meters.
Today we will descend to the valley before taking public transport to the town of Bolzano, where we will spend the night in a local hotel. We will also scale Monte Pez as well. We will be hiking for approximately 4-5 hours, covering approximately 9.6 kilometers and gaining approximately 320 meters.
On the final day of the trip, you will get to explore the beautiful town of Bolzano before catching a train to your next wonderful Italian destination.
Cortina guesthouse, Rifugio Croda Da Lago, Rifugio Scoiattoli, Rifugio Lagazuoi, Arabba guesthouse, Campitello guesthouse, Rifugio Bolzano and a hotel in Bolzano.
Participants should bring the following items: comfortable hiking boots, gloves, hat, sunglasses, appropriate layers of clothing, waterproof jacket and trousers, gaiters, quality socks, first aid kit, sun screen, rucksack, water bottle, wash kit, trekking poles and personal items.
I am an International Mountain Leader (IML) based in Leysin in the Swiss Alps. We offer trekking and snowshoe trips in Switzerland, the Italian Dolomites, Corsica and more.
We also run a small B&B in Leysin where we can accommodate our clients.
In addition to being an IML, I'm an Outdoor First Aid Trainer and currently serve as Director of the British Association of IMLs and President of the international body.
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