Italy's Sibillini National Park: Walking and Trekking Guide [NOOK Book]

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This inspirational guide to walking and trekking in Italy's Sibillini National Park includes a full description of the GAS, Grande Anello dei Sibillini, 8-day circular trek. Easily reached from the budget airline destinations on the Adriatic coast and from Rome, the Monti Sibillini belong to the Appenine chain that straddles the Marche and Umbria, are set to become a popular international walking destination. Currently little known to foreign visitors, they offer vast highlands smothered in wildflowers, canyons ...
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Italy's Sibillini National Park: Walking and Trekking Guide

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Overview

This inspirational guide to walking and trekking in Italy's Sibillini National Park includes a full description of the GAS, Grande Anello dei Sibillini, 8-day circular trek. Easily reached from the budget airline destinations on the Adriatic coast and from Rome, the Monti Sibillini belong to the Appenine chain that straddles the Marche and Umbria, are set to become a popular international walking destination. Currently little known to foreign visitors, they offer vast highlands smothered in wildflowers, canyons burrowing deep into mountainsides, accessible ridges with breathtaking views and over 50 peaks, many over 2000m. This guide describes 21 shorter walks and one 8-day trek, suitable for walkers of all abilities and available during a long walking season, from early spring to late autumn. Details of accommodation, refreshments and public transport along all the routes are also included with full-colour sketch maps and profiles.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849655989
  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Publication date: 4/23/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice and is exploring the mountain ranges of Italy to write a series of outstanding Cicerone guides. Starting in the Italian Dolomites, Gillian has written guides to walking all over Italy as well as Corsica. In 2009 she was elected as a councillor to the Venice branch of the Italian Alpine Club and is a member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild. She also enjoys leading walking tours.
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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Monti Sibillini
Walking
When to Go
Weather Notes
Access
Exploring the Sibillini
Information
How to Use this Guide
Emergencies
Maps
Waymarking
What to Take
Accommodation
Food and Drink
Plant Life
Wildlife
THE GAS - GRANDE ANELLO DEI SIBILLINI
Stage 1 Visso to Cupi
Stage 2 Cupi to Fiastra
Stage 3 Fiastra to Garulla
Stage 4 Garulla to Rubbiano
Stage 5 Rubbiano to Colle di Montegallo
Stage 6 Colle di Montegallo to Colle le Cese
Stage 7 Colle le Cese to Campi Vecchio
Stage 8 Campi Vecchio to Visso
SHORTER WALKS
1 Valle del Fiastrone
2 Lago del Fiastrone and the Lame Rosse
3 Cascate dell'Acquasanta
4 Bolognola Sentiero Natura
5 Upper Valle dell'Ambro
6 Val di Panico and Pizzo Tre Vescovi
7 Monte Priora
8 The Monte Bove Circuit
9 Gole dell'Infernaccio
10 Monte Sibilla Circuit
11 Monte Porche and Palazzo Borghese
12 Nocelleto to Forca di Gualdo
13 Preci and Sant'Eutizio
14 Monte Patino
15 Foce and Lago di Pilato
16 Castelluccio to Lago di Pilato
17 Monte Vettore
18 Monte delle Rose
19 Castelluccio and the Piano Grande
20 The Dogana Loop
21 I Pantani
APPENDIX
Italian-English Glossary

Gillian Price was born in England, and has travelled through Asia and trekked the Himalayas. From her home in Venice, she is now exploring the mountain ranges of Italy to produce a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone. Gillian is an member of the Italian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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