Walking in the Dolomites: 28 Multi-Day Routes

Walking in the Dolomites: 28 Multi-Day Routes

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By (author) Gillian Price

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  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 118mm x 170mm x 20mm | 320g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Cumbria
  • ISBN 10: 1852843853
  • ISBN 13: 9781852843854
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: illustrations
  • Sales rank: 56,304

Product description

Guide to 28 multi-day walks and treks in the Dolomites. The routes range between 2 to 4 days in length and there are options to shorten or lengthen the routes. The majority are rewarding ring routes or extended traverses linking different valleys. A couple of days at a time are spent traversing the high reaches, with overnight stays in excellent huts. Where relevant, there is cross-referencing to enable walkers to vary or link up more itineraries, not to mention alternative exit or access routes. On the other hand, shorter sections can be cut off for day walks where a return to base is desired. The walks described in this guidebook have been graded for overall difficulty and range from Grade 1 which refers to clear tracks and paths over straightforward terrain, all of which are suitable for beginners, to Grade 3 which refers to strenuous steep climbs with possible exposed stretches and descents involved.

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Author information

Gillian Price was born in England but moved to Australia when young. After taking a degree in anthropology and working in adult education, she set off to travel through Asia and trek the Himalayas. Gillian has steadily explored the mountain ranges of Italy and brought them to life for visitors in a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone.

Editorial reviews

Covers nearly everything from a stroll through woods and meadows to family routes, steep rocky zigzag passages and hands-on clambers. Any one of these 28 multi-day walks makes for a memorable holiday in Italy's breathtaking Dolomite mountains.

Table of contents

The Walks; 1 Exploring the Tre Scarperi-Baranci Group; 2 Tre Cime di Lavaredo Circuit; 3 West to South across the Sesto Dolomites; 4 From Croda Rossa to Lago di Braies; 5 Roaming through the Kingdom of Fanes; 6 Sasso della Croce and the Cunturines; 7 From the Lagazuoi down Val Travenanzes; 8 Along the Marmarole; 9 The Unknown Spalti di Toro-Monfalconi Range; 10 Over the Nuvolau; 11 Croda da Lago-Pelmo Route; 12 The Great Pelmo Tour; 13 Circumnavigating the Civetta; 14 The Wild Heart of the Parco Nazionale delle Dolomiti Bellunesi; 15 Alpi Feltrine Loop; 16 South to North over the Pale di San Martino; 17 A Wartime Mule-track across the Pale di San Martino; 18 Behind the Marmolada; 19 Traversing the Sella Massif; 20 The Delightful Puez-Odle Altopiano; 21 Sass de Putia and the Puez-Odle; 22 The Spectacular Odle Rock Needles; 23 Circling the Sassopiatto-Sassolungo; 24 From the Sciliar through the Catinaccio; 25 The Catinaccio and Antermoia; 26 Across the Latemar South to North; 27 Through the Bocca di Brenta to Molveno; 28 The Mighty Brenta Dolomites Traverse