Dolomites Haute Route guided hiking tour

Lucia, a certified Mountain Leader, takes you on an incredible 8-day hiking tour, traversing the Dolomites from North to South.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

8 days

Mountain Range

Dolomite Mountains

People per Guide

10 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     
    This is the legendary north-south traverse of the Dolomites! Join me for an 8-day hiking trip in a wonderful scenery.

    During this hut-to-hut experience we will cross the most beautiful areas of the Dolomites, a mountain range of Northeastern Italy.

    Our starting point will be Braies Lake, which is famous worldwide for its stunning beauty. From there, we’ll head to the South through the Sennes plateau with its particular environment. And then through the Lagazuoi area and the Five Towers. 

    Finally, we’ll traverse Nuvolau range with the First World War open air museum, around the two giants of the Dolomites: Mount Pelmo and Mount Civetta.

    If you want, it is possible to add 3 more days to this trip to complete the Haute Route in the wilder and more difficult final part. In that case, a UIAGM mountain guide will support you through a Via Ferrata on the south wall of Mount Schiara.

    I enjoy guiding this Dolomite Haute Route because it’s a unique opportunity to see all the Dolomites at once and enjoy this unbelievable environment that has been recgonized as a UNESCO world heritage.

    So please contact me if you want to join me for this 8-day adventure in the mountains. I will be glad to show you the best spots around here!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1600 EUR

    Group of 2
    1200 EUR

    Group of 3
    800 EUR

    Group of 4
    600 EUR

    Group of 5
    480 EUR

    Group of 6
    400 EUR

    Group of 7
    350 EUR

    Group of 8
    300 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Personal Insurance
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Biella Hut
    • Day 2Lavarella Hut
    • Day 3Lagazuoi Hut
    • Day 4Nuvolau Hut
    • Day 5Città di Fiume Hut
    • Day 6Tissi Hut
    • Day 7Carestiato Hut
    • Day 8End of the trip
     
     

    Other details

     
    Accommodation

    -Mountain huts: Full room & board is usually around 40-50 euro per day in Dolomites' mountain huts. (not included in the price)

    -The guide's room & board is on the clients.

    -If you are going to arrive the night before we start the trek, I can book for you a nice hotel nearby and we could meet there.

    More info

    Here is a list of the things I will recommend to bring with you:

    - backpack (30-40 l)

    - mountaineering boots

    - two layers outfits

    - waterproof jacket and overtrousers

    - headlamp

    - sleeping bag or bivibag

    -If you need information on how to get from Venice to the Dolomites I will be happy to show you your options.

    -If you need any tips for your Venice experience, just ask (I lived there for two years)!

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    My love for the mountains grew up with me in the flats of Romagna, thanks to my family that let me spent all my vacations in the Dolomites when I was a child. The Dolomites and the mountains between Romagna and Tuscany are the most vivid memories I have of my childhood.
    Then I forgot the outdoors for a few years, and spent some time following the other great passion I have: travelling. When I wasn't at school I spent all my time wandering from one hostel to the other all around Europe with my best friend, always searching for new landscapes and new emotions.
    I graduated from high school as Business and Programming Consultant, then I completely changed my core subject as I attended the Undergraduate Courses in Anthropological Sciences at Bologna's University. My thesis project brought me back to the mountains, with a research in Landscape and Disaster Anthropology that took me to Erto for the fieldwork, the town where I spent the last six years!
    After that I attended the Graduate Courses in Cultural Anthropology, Ethnology and Ethnolinguistics at Ca'Foscari University in Venice, and this time I wrote a thesis on Alpinism. The subject was again Landscape and Risk Anthropology, but this time fieldwork took me to all the best climbing sites in Europe and beyond: Mont Blanc, Arco, Siurana, Montserrat, Elbsandsteingebirge, Céüse, Osp, the Todra Gorge in Morocco and other more...
    Once finished with University I decided to turn my passion into a profession, so I took part in the selection for the courses organized by the UIAGM Mountain Guide's Association, and after a year of hiking and studying I became a Mountain Leader.
    Now I take other people with me to discover the wonderful vertical world of our mountains, and enjoy the great times together in the outdoors.

     
     
     

     

    What People are Saying about Lucia Montefiori

     

    It was lovely day. It is one of the best day we had in Italy. Lucia was very friendly and professional. We really liked the hike and she adjusted the hike according to our ability. We saw the open air museum for war . It was interesting. At the end , we had our lunch in the hut . The food was very delicious . I highly recommended this experience. Don’t miss it if you are in Dolomites.
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    Faisal Faisal
    I approached Gauthier about doing a hike with Lucia at the 11th hour and he was quick to respond. They tailored the hike to suit my 10 year old. While the terrain is something we could have navigated on our own - it was fabulous having Lucia as our guide. She knew all the WW1 history of the area, and the geology around how the Dolomites were formed. It was fascinating
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    Sandra Radice
    i cannot say enough good things about lucia! she got me through to the top both physically and mentally. give her 10 stars!!!! the hike itself gets 5 stars...my age limited my enjoyment of it to about 1 star. i simply bit off more than i could chew. at age 65, 5 star experience, but at nearly 87 ....too much for me.
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