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Walking in Italy's Stelvio National Park

Italy's largest alpine national park

Guidebook to the Stelvio National Park in the Italian Rhaetian Alps. The 38 day walks and hikes described offer a wide variety of routes on well-maintained and signposted paths, linking a network of picturesque villages and hospitable mountain refuges. The Stelvio National Park borders the Dolomites to the east and Switzerland to the west.

Seasons

late June through to October

Centres

Bormio, S Caterina Valfurva, Sulden, Martell, St Gertraud, Peio, Rabbi, Malè

Difficulty

single day walking routes graded 1 to 3 to allow for beginners as well as experienced walkers ready for peaks. Walks easily extended into multi-day expereinces with overnight stays in alpine refuges

Must See

the thrilling Stelvio Pass on foot or by bus, the Forno glacier, the Ortler and Cevedale mountains, ibex and chamois in Val Zebrù, Martelltal and Valle di Rabbi, lammergeiers and eagles, traditional Ultental
ISBN
9781852846909
Availability
Published
Published
11 Jun 2013
Edition
First
Pages
192
Size
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.20cm
Weight
220g
Overview

A guidebook to 38 day walks in Italy’s Stelvio National Park. Exploring the beautiful scenery of the Italian Rhaetian Alps, the walks are suitable for beginner and experienced walkers alike.

Routes range from 5-18km (3-11 miles) and can be enjoyed in 2-7 hours. They are and are perfect for walking late June through October.

  • Sketch maps included for each walk
  • Highlights include the Stelvio Pass, Forno glacier and Ortler
  • Detailed information on planning, accommodation and public transport
  • Sized to easily fit in a jacket pocket

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By Gillian Price

Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice. Gillian has steadily explored the mountain ranges of Italy, and Corsica, and brought them to life for visitors in a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone. She is an active member of the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) and Mountain Wilderness.

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