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When you are tired of your stressing everyday life this is the moment to enjoy this wonderful Mediterranean oasis which is offering nature, history and the possibility of unique relaxation.
Crossing Val di Ledro - Limone Lake Garda
Hiking in a particularly scenic landscape - departing from Rovereto with our mini-van, we are heading towards Lake Garda until we have reached the starting point of our trekking tour at Lake Tenno (ca. 45 min by car). A footpath is leading us through meadows and pastures, passing characteristic alps. The difference of altitude which has to be mastered is ca. 700 m. We will take our lunchbreak on Peak Mughera, a moutain top located high above Lake Garda from where we can enjoy a fantastic view over the entire Lake and the surrounding mountain chains. Descent to LIMONE ca. 2 hrs. From Limone back to Riva by ferry boat - end of the tour. Back to Rovereto and/or your hotel.
Excursion to Monte Baldo (2.079) Lake Garda
Trekking tour in a particularly scenic landscape - We are departing from Rovereto with our mini-van. Our main direction is Lake Garda but prior we will turn off to Brentonico. All in all, after appx. 40 min. by car, we will get to a mountain lodge which is located at an altitude of 1.650 m. This is the starting point of our trekking tour. A path which has been constructed during World War I is leading us through the famous Natural Park of Mount Baldo. After approx. 2 hrs by foot, we will reach the mountain top which is very close to an alpine lodge where we can have a break. Very often this peak is being called the balcony over Lake Garda as from there it is possible to view the entire Lake, the Dolomites and the famous Adamello Mountain chain. Back to Rovereto and/or your hotel.
Pasubio - mountains of 1st World War Dolomites Italy
Trekking tour in particularly scenic landscape against a great historical background. Departing from Rovereto with our mini-van we are heading towards Vicenza. After ca. 60 min by car we have reached the starting point of our tour at Passo Xomo. There we find one of the most incredible constructions created by the soldiers who had been fighting here during Word War I: a trail built through the rocks - consisting of 52 tunnels some of which are up to 300 m long. We are following this road of war with its tunnels until we reach the mountain lodge Rifugio Papa where we can have a snack. Ascent to Palon Peak (2.230 m). The entire surrounding area was the arena of the merciless battles during World War I and is still rich of many remainders. From an alpinistic point of view this trekking tour is not difficult although it is rather long. Wonderful panorama; with good weather it even possible to see Venice and the Adriatic Sea. Back to Rovereto and/or your hotel.
National Park Adamello - Brenta (5 lakes hiking tour)
Extremely interesting tour in the National Park and the surroundings of the glacial lakes in the Dolomites. Departing from Rovereto with our mini-van, we are heading towards MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO until we have reached the starting point of our trekking tour after ca. 90 min. by car. A footpath through a forest will lead us to the first lake Nambino and following to - Lake Nero - Lake Serodoli and at the top of our tour - Lake Gelato - 2.390 m. On the way back we are passing near the fifth lake Lambin and further on to the mountain lodge Nambin (break). In about 20 min. from the lodge we will arrive at our mini-van which will take us back to Rovereto and/or your hotel.
Hiking in the Brenta-Dolomites
Extremely scenic tour in the astounding surroundings of towers and eternal walls of the Dolomites. Departing from Rovereto with our mini-van, we are heading towards MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO until we have reached the starting point of our trekking tour after ca. 90 min. by car. After ca. 2 hrs. on a footpath through a pine forest, we will reach the mountain lodge Rif. Brentei. An alpinistic path is leading us to the famous Bocca di Brenta (2.550 m) which is situated in the heart of the Brenta Dolomites. After approx. 2 hours we reach another mountain lodge, Rif. Pedrotti alla Tosa where you can have a snack. Descent and way back (ca. 3 hrs. walking time) to our mini-van. Back to Rovereto and/or your hotel.
Top of the Dolomites Marmolada (3342)
Departing from our meeting point with our mini-van, we are heading towards FASSA VALLEY. After ca. 90 min. by car, we have reached LAKE FEDAIA from where we will take the cableway to the mountain lodge Rifugio Pian dei Fiacconi (2.625 m). On the adjacent glacier we will teach and practise the correct use of pick and crampons in asent and descent. Overnight stay in Pian dei Fiacconi lodge. Next day: crossing of the glacier and ascent to the peak of MARMOLADA (ca. 3 hrs.). Descent to Pian dei Fiacconi lodge and back to where we have parked our mini-van at LAKE FEDAIA. Transfer back to ORA/AUER train station and/or your hotel.
Trekking - Crossing the Brenta Dolomites
Extremely scenic tour in the astounding surroundings of towers and eternal walls of the Dolomites which can be admired from the vicinity. Information by Alpine School Arco Italy
1st day - Departing from Rovereto with our mini-van, we are heading towards MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO until we have reached the starting point of our trekking tour after ca. 90 min. by car. After ca. 2 hrs. on a footpath through a pine forest, we will reach the mountain lodge Rif. Brentei at an altitude of 2.180 m. Overnight stay.
2nd day - Ascent to Bocca di Brenta - on Via ferrata BOCCHETTE CENTRALI to the mountain lodge ALIMONTA (2.580 m) - ca. 6 hrs. walking time. Overnight stay.
3rd day - Ascent to Vedretta degli Sfulmini - on Via ferrata BOCCHETTE ALTE to Bocca di Tuckett - descent to the mountain lodge Rif. Tuckett and back to the valley an our mini-van. Duration: ca. 8 hrs. Back to Rovereto and/or your hotel.
VARIANT - instead of going back to the valley, it is possible to stay overnight in the mountain lodge Tuckett and to descend to the valley on the following day.
Adamello Trekking Dolomites Italy
Crossing of great glaciers High-alpine tour against a famous historical background. The crossing of Mandron, Lobbie and Lares Glacier is the dream of each mountaineer; it does not involve any technical difficulty and the only prerequisite for the participation at this tour is an excellent physical condition. Information by Alpine School Arco Italy
1st day - Departing from Rovereto with our mini-van we are heading towards Madonna di Campiglio. After appx. 90 min. by car we have reached Borzago Valley which is the starting point of our trekking tour. After an ascent of ca. 4 hrs. we will arrive at the mountain lodge Rifugio Care' Alto (2.460 m) where we will spend the night.
2nd day - On the following day ascent to Care' Alto Glacier and further on to the historically very important Corno di CAVENTO PEAK (3.400 m). The White War has left behind many remainders even at this elevated altitude. Crossing of LOBBIA GLACIER and descent to the mountain lodge Mandron where we will spend the night (walking time ca. 8 to 10 hrs.).
3rd day - Descent from MANDRON Lodge to Bedole Lodge where we have parked our mini-van; ca. 3 hrs. Back to Rovereto and/or your hotel.
Information on equipment
Trekking shoes, backpack, food and drink, light windcheater, long/short trousers, long/short-sleeved pullover, clothes to change.
Information on insurance
All of our collaborators of Alpine Climbing School Arco are government licensed Mountain Guides with an international diploma and are officially registered with the regional and international Mountain Guide' s Association. With no exception, all of them have a third party liability insurance towards their clients.
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