Walking in the Dolomites

25 multi-day routes in Italy's Dolomites

By Gillian Price

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
24 Jan 2017
Reprinted
20 Dec 2018
Edition
Third
Pages
288
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.6cm
Weight
330g
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Gillian Price

Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice and is exploring the mountains and flatter bits of Italy. Starting in the Italian Dolomites, Gillian has written outstanding Cicerone guides to walking all over Italy as well as Corsica and Corfu. An adamant promoter of public transport to minimise environmental impact, Gillian belongs to Mountain Wilderness and is an active member of the Venice branch of CAI, the Italian Alpine Club.

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