Join Lucia for a 3-day hiking tour on Mount Civetta (3220 m), exploring beautiful trails in one of the most famous peaks in the Dolomites.
Mount Civetta rises at 3220 m, in the province of Belluno, in Northeastern Italy. Its impressive north west face is one of the symbols of the Dolomites, known as “the wall of walls”.
This peak’s walls are part of the history of mountaineering and that’s one of the reasons why I consider it a wonderful hiking destination.
Besides, we’ll traverse through many different habitats with stunning views! It’s also a really easy trek, which is ideal as a first experience in the mountains.
The starting point of our trip will be Capanna Trieste. We’ll spend two nights at different mountain huts along the way and finally reach the town of Alleghe and it’s wonderful lake.
For further details, you can find the complete itinerary below this description.
If this hiking trip sound interesting to you, please get in touch with me! I will be happy to be your guide in the beautiful Dolomite mountains.
Mountain huts (not included in the price). 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.
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)!
Starting from Capanna Trieste we will follow the trail that leads to Vazzoler Hut, passing under the spectacular south-west towers of mt. Civetta. We’ll spend the night at Vazzoler Hut.
We will trek under the legendary north-west face of mt. Civetta, hiking up to Tissi hut for lunch, and then reaching the enchanting Coldai lake and Coldai Hut.
We will trek back down to valley, reaching the beautiful town of Alleghe and it’s wonderful lake.
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.
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.
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
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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Group of 1
|EUR 619 each|
Group of 2
|EUR 464 each|
Group of 3
|EUR 310 each|
Group of 4
|EUR 232 each|
Group of 5
|EUR 186 each|
Group of 6
|EUR 155 each|
Group of 7
|EUR 135 each|
Group of 8
|EUR 124 each|
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