Walking in the Dolomites


Guide to 25 fabulous multi-day walks in Italy's Dolomite mountains in the north-east of Italy. Breathtaking alpine scenery, well-graded paths, excellent mountain refuges - a magnificent area.

Walking in the Dolomites

Walking in the Dolomites
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This guidebook describes 25 hut-to-hut treks in the Dolomites of northern Italy, covering 15 regions including Cortina, Sella, Sesto, Marmolada and Latemar. Ranging from 11.3km to 40.8km and from two to four days, the graded routes are suitable for walkers with a reasonable level of fitness and experience of mountain terrain, and some feature exposed sections which demand a good head for heights. They take advantage of the region's network of mountain refuges and efficient public transport system, with the majority of routes accessible by public bus. 
Detailed route descriptions ares presented alongside mapping and stunning colour photography and the guide also suggests alternative access and exit routes, and options for linking routes to create a longer trek. There is plenty of helpful advice to help make the most of a trip as well as background information on the region's geology, plants and wildlife and local cuisine. 
The Dolomites – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – are characterised by striking volcanic and sedimentary rock formations. Walking is an ideal way to discover this breathtaking landscape of angular peaks, towering pinnacles and jagged ridges.
Walk 1 Anello delle Dolomiti Friulane
Walk 2 Along the Marmarole
Walk 3 Vallon Popera
Walk 4 Tre Cime tour
Walk 5 Tre Scarperi tour
Walk 6 Croda Rossa tour
Walk 7 Sasso della Croce–Cunturines
Walk 8 Tofane–Lagazuoi
Walk 9 Nuvolau–Cinque Torri
Walk 10 Croda da Lago–Pelmo
Walk 11 Civetta tour
Walk 12 Cime de Zita traverse
Walk 13 Alpi Feltrine
Walk 14 Palarondatrek
Walk 15 Over the Pale di San Martino
Walk 16 Behind the Marmolada
Walk 17 Sella traverse
Walk 18 Around the Puez–Odle Altopiano
Walk 19 Odle di Eores
Walk 20 Sassopiatto–Sassolungo tour
Walk 21 Sciliar–Antermoia traverse
Walk 22 Catinaccio loop
Walk 23 Latemar traverse
Walk 24 Western Brenta
Walk 25 Eastern Brenta
An attractive book with clear maps and superb photos.
By Gillian Price.
Card cover with plastic sleeve, 17.5cm x 11.5cm, 282 pages.
Third edition 2017.
ISBN: 978-1-85284-844-6.

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