Trekking in the Dolomites: Alta Via routes 1 and 2, with Alta Via routes 3-6 in outline [NOOK Book]

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A trekking guide to the Alta Via 1 (AV1) and Alta Via 2 (AV2), long distance routes through the Italian Dolomites. Full route descriptions are given for the AV 1 and 2, while the lesser frequented Alta Via routes 3-6 are described in outline. Alta Via 1 is 120km, taking 10 days from Lago di Braies to Belluno, and perfectly suited for a first alpine experience. Alta Via 2 (150km) is higher and more strenuous, from Bressanone to Feltre, taking over 2 weeks to complete. The four further Alta Via routes increase in ...
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Trekking in the Dolomites: Alta Via routes 1 and 2, with Alta Via routes 3-6 in outline

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Overview

A trekking guide to the Alta Via 1 (AV1) and Alta Via 2 (AV2), long distance routes through the Italian Dolomites. Full route descriptions are given for the AV 1 and 2, while the lesser frequented Alta Via routes 3-6 are described in outline. Alta Via 1 is 120km, taking 10 days from Lago di Braies to Belluno, and perfectly suited for a first alpine experience. Alta Via 2 (150km) is higher and more strenuous, from Bressanone to Feltre, taking over 2 weeks to complete. The four further Alta Via routes increase in difficulty and remoteness with each successive route. This guide includes inspirational colour photography, lots of clear maps, optional variants to the established routes and all the practical information needed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849655903
  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Publication date: 4/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 905,898
  • File size: 15 MB
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Meet the Author

Gillian Price is a leading English-language authority on exploring the mountain ranges of Italy. An inhabitant of Venice and an active member of the Italian Alpine Club, her proximity to the Dolomites allows a passionate pursuit of discovering all that this spectacular mountain range has to offer.
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 Mountain Wilderness. She also enjoys leading walking tours.
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Table of Contents

Introduction The Dolomites The Alta Via routes Plants and flowers Wildlife Background reading Getting there Local transport Information When to go Accommodation Food and drink What to take Maps Dos and don'ts Emergencies Using this guidebook Alta Via 1 Alta Via 2 Alte Vie 3-6 Alta Via 3 Alta Via 4 Alta Via 5 Alta Via 6 Appendix A Glossary Appendix B Route summary tables
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