Shorter Walks in the Dolomites

Shorter Walks in the Dolomites

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A fully-updated second edition of a popular guide to short walks, suitable for summer walking, in the Dolomite mountains of northeastern Italy, just across the border from Austria and easily reached from Verona, Treviso, Venice and Innsbruck airports. The guide describes 50 walks, graded from easy to strenuous, and varying in length from 3 mile strolls to full-day expeditions. The Dolomites are blessed with vast forests, high-altitude rocky landscapes and seas of beautiful wildflowers and the range is now a designated Unesco World Heritage Site encompassing a national park - Parco Nazionale Dolomiti Bellunesi - and several other protected areas. Highlights include the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the Civetta, the Piz Boe circuit on the Sella massif and the Sentiero delle Odle. This guide offers something for every walking ability and preference, and includes all the background and planning information you need to plan a trip, including an Italian-German-English glossary and a list of accommodation providers and websites and details of all rifugios on or near the routes.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 120 x 172 x 18mm | 320g
  • Cicerone Press
  • Kendal, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 50 colour maps and over 100 colour photos
  • 1852846585
  • 9781852846589
  • 107,824

Table of contents

Map key
Overview map

Introduction

The Dolomites
Geology
Plants and flowers
Wildlife
Protected areas
Getting there
Local transport
Information
When to go
Accommodation
Food and drink
What to take
Maps
Dos and don'ts
Emergencies
Using this guide

WALKS

Walk 1 Lago di Braies
Walk 2 Rifugio Biella and Croda del Becco
Walk 3 Picco di Vallandro and Monte Specie
Walk 4 Alpe di Sennes Circuit
Walk 5 Landro to Cortina on the Old Railway Line
Walk 6 Torre dei Scarperi Circuit
Walk 7 Croda Rossa di Sesto Traverse
Walk 8 The Val Fiscalina Tour
Walk 9 The Tre Cime di Lavaredo Loop
Walk 10 Through the Cadini di Misurina
Walk 11 Monte Piana
Walk 12 Val Popena Alta
Walk 13 Rifugio Vandelli Traverse
Walk 14 Val d'Oten
Walk 15 Rifugio Padova to Rifugio Tita Barba
Walk 16 The Pramper Circuit
Walk 17 The Civetta's Northwestern Flank
Walk 18 The Pelmo Tour
Walk 19 Round the Croda da Lago
Walk 20 The Cinque Torri
Walk 21 Up the Nuvolau
Walk 22 Skirting the Tofana di Rozes
Walk 23 The Lagazuoi Tunnels
Walk 24 The Kaiserjager Route
Walk 25 Round the Settsass
Walk 26 Col di Lana
Walk 27 Santa Croce Sanctuary
Walk 28 Sass de Putia
Walk 29 Sentiero delle Odle
Walk 30 The Rasciesa Ridge
Walk 31 Across the Puez-Odle Altopiano
Walk 32 The Bullaccia
Walk 33 Castel Presule
Walk 34 Alpe di Siusi and Rifugio Bolzano
Walk 35 Val Ciamin
Walk 36 The Inner Catinaccio
Walk 37 Sentiero del Masare
Walk 38 The Latemar Labyrinth and Lago di Carezza
Walk 39 Circumnavigating the Sassolungo-Sassopiatto
Walk 40 Piz Boe and the Sella
Walk 41 Viel del Pan
Walk 42 The Sass d'Adam Crest
Walk 43 The Marmolada and Punta Serauta
Walk 44 Rifugio Falier in Valle Ombretta
Walk 45 Rifugio Mulaz
Walk 46 On the Pale di San Martino Altopiano
Walk 47 Val Canali and Rifugio Treviso
Walk 48 Monte Pavione
Walk 49 The Brenta Dolomites Tour
Walk 50 Val d'Ambiez

APPENDIX A Route summary table
APPENDIX B Italian-German-English glossary
APPENDIX C Accommodation
APPENDIX D Further reading
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About Gillian Price

Gillian Price lives in Venice, only two hours from the Dolomites. She is steadily exploring all of Italy and bringing its mountain ranges to life in a series of outstanding Cicerone guides. Gillian is an active member of both the Italian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.
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