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Walking in the Dolomites

25 multi-day routes in Italy's Dolomites

Guidebook to 25 multi day walks in the Dolomites mountains of northeast of Italy. The walks are mostly circular and 2 to 4 days long, and take in the Marmarole, Marmolada, Civet, Sella and Cortina Dolomites among others. Includes notes on accommodation, wildlife, transport, equipment, a glossary and other practical information.

Seasons

Mid-June to late September, when the majority of the refuges are open. Peak Italian holiday time is August, especially around 15th August.

Centres

Main centres for the Dolomites include Cortina, Belluno, Selva di Cadore, Arabba, La Villa, Selva, Bressanone, Dobbiaco, Canazei.

Difficulty

Moderate and challenging routes, including some mountain traverses involving scrambles and exposure.

Must See

Spotting your first chamois, marmot or Ibex. The majestic Marmolada and Pelmo, the towering Civetta, and the Cinque Torre (now only four of them!).
ISBN
9781852848446
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Published
Published
24 Jan 2017
Reprinted
22 May 2023
Edition
Third
Pages
288
Size
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.60cm
Weight
330g
Overview

A guidebook to 25 multi-day treks in the Dolomites of north-east Italy. The routes range from moderate to challenging in difficulty, with varying degrees of mountain traverses, scrambles and exposure so a good head for heights is needed.

The treks range from 11 to 41km (7–25 miles) with daily distances of between 5 and 15km (3–9 miles). Each trek is designed to be hut-to-hut and last 2–4 days. The routes explore the major mountain groups of the UNESCO World Heritage site including Sella and Marmolada.

  • 1:100,000 maps are included for each walk
  • Treks feature notes on access, difficulty and recommended maps for navigation on the ground
  • Public transport and accommodation options are detailed

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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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