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Ski tour and snowshoe in the Dolomites with a Cicerone guidebook

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24 Jan 2017
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9781852847456
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First
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17.2 x 11.6 x 1.6cm
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320g
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280
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Ski Touring and Snowshoeing in the Dolomites

50 winter routes

by James Rushforth
Book published by Cicerone Press

A guidebook to winter in the Dolomites, featuring 50 ski touring and snowshoeing routes in the Italian mountain range. The graded routes, all of which take less than a day to complete, commence from the bases of Cortina, Arabba, Val di Zoldo, San Martino and San Vigilio, taking in stunning scenery, quaint villages and enchanting mountain vistas.

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Description

Guidebook to 50 ski touring and snowshoeing routes in the Dolomites. The routes, which carry an Alpine (and when appropriate, a Volo/Toponeige) grading, range from 5km to 18km, taking between 2 and 7 hours to complete. The routes are based in and around areas such as Canazei, Arabba, Corvara and San Martino, taking in stunning scenery, quaint villages and enchanting mountain vistas.

Clear route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50K mapping and photo topos, together with information such as total ascent and descent (as well as aspect), expected duration of route and equipment required. Also provided is invaluable practical advice on things such as mountain safety and navigation, equipment, transport options to, from and around the Dolomites, ski passes, accommodation and more.

Regarded as one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world, the Dolomites offer endless winter escapades. Those who venture off the beaten track and into the backcountry (whether by ski or by shoe) will discover a veritable winter wonderland.

  • Activities
    Snowshoeing and ski touring
  • Seasons
    Winter - during the lift season (from early December until mid April) as this is when the majority of the public services and hotels are open.
  • Centres
    San Martino, Badia, San Vigilio, Corvara, Colfosco, Selva di Val Gardena, Santa Cristina, Ortisei, La Villa, San Cassiano, Cortina, Misurina, Selva di Cadore, Canazei, Arabba, Campitello, Pozza, Vigo di Fassa.
  • Difficulty
    Good navigational and mountain skills are essential for all routes as the summer tracks are covered in snow. The ski tours require backcountry / mountaineering experience, particularly for assessing the avalanche risk. These will be graded using the 'Volo' or 'Toponeige' scale.
  • Must See
    One of the most beautiful and accessible mountains ranges in the world. The Sella Ronda circuit is a must for piste skiers, while towns such as Cortina d'Ampezzo offer a unique blend of Italian and Tyrolean culture, architecture, history and food. Explore backcountry with views of the Tre Cime (one of the 6 great Alpine North Faces), the Marmolada (the highest peak in the Dolomites), the spires of Sassolungo.

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Contents

Contents
Introduction
History
Language and culture
Getting there
Getting around
When to go
Accommodation
Food and drink
Travel and health insurance
Mountain safety
Equipment
Grading
Guiding services
Using this guide
1 Canazei – Val di Fassa
1 Latemar Labyrinth
2 Val San Nicolò
3 Forcia Neigra
4 Val Duron
5 Forcella Sassolungo Nord
2 Canazei and Arabba – Sella Group
6 Val Mesdì
7 Canale del Ghiacciaio
8 Canale Col Anton into Val Lasties
9 Val Setus
3 Ortisei and Selva – Val Gardena
10 Compaccio
11 Alpe di Siusi traverse
12 Chiesetta di San Giacomo and Monte Pic
13 Forcella di Mesdì
14 Forcella della Roa
4 Corvara – South Badia
15 Val de Chedul and Col Toronn
16 Forcella de Ciampei
17 Pisciadù and the Ciampac traverse
18 Santa Croce and Ranch da Andrè
19 Lech dla Lunch to Lech da Sompont
5 San Martino in Badia – North Badia and Fanis
20 Monte Muro
21 Crep dales Dodesc
22 Munt da Medalges
23 Malga Vaciara
24 Utia Lavarella circuit
25 Col Becchei Dessora
26 Monte Castello
6 Arabba – Marmolada and Livinallongo
27 Punta Penia
28 Forcella Marmolada
29 Monte Sief
7 San Cassiano – Passo Falzarego
30 Settsass
31 Forcella Grande
32 Cadin di Fanis
33 Canale della Nonna
34 Col dei Bos
35 Cinque Torri and Nuvolau
36 Tofana di Rozes
8 Selva di Cadore – Passo Giau
37 Monte Pore
38 Monte Mondeval
39 Lastoni di Formin
40 Croda da Lago
9 Pecol – Val di Zoldo
41 Col de la Puina
42 Città di Fiume
43 Rifugio Venezia traverse
44 Spiz de Zuel
10 Cortina and Misurina – Passo Tre Croci and Tre Cime
45 Malga Ra Stua
46 Posporcora and Col Rosa circuit
47 Forcella Faloria traverse
48 Passo del Cristallo
49 Giro delle Tre Cime
50 Sasso di Sesto
 
Appendix A Glossary of mountains, towns and passes
Appendix B Glossary of mountain terms
Appendix C Useful transport and tourist information contacts
Appendix D Ski schools, mountain guide offices and sports shops
Appendix E Further reading
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