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Dolomites Alta Via 1 Self Guided 11 Days

Discover the Alta Via 1 Trek, an extraordinary adventure through the Dolomites, Italy. The Alta Via 1 Trek is a 120-kilometer hiking experience that traverses the breathtaking UNESCO-listed landscapes of the Dolomites. Perfect for hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers, this 11 day trip will Immerse you in the rich culture and natural beauty of the region.

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    Duration

    11 Days

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    Start Location

    Lago di Braies, Dolomites, Italy

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    Date(s)

    July - September

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    Price

    From €1448

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Dolomites Alta Via 1

The Alta Via 1 is a renowned long-distance trekking route in the Italian Dolomites that offers a thrilling adventure for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Here's what you can expect when embarking on this trek:

Spectacular Scenery: The trek leads you through some of the most stunning alpine landscapes in the world. You'll encounter rugged peaks, lush meadows, pristine lakes, and dramatic rock formations that make the Dolomites a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Challenging Terrain: Alta Via 1 includes challenging ascents and descents, rocky trails, and high-altitude passes.

Mountain Huts: Along the route, you will stay in a series of well-maintained mountain huts (rifugios) where you can rest, eat, and sleep. These huts provide a unique opportunity to experience the local culture and cuisine.

Cultural Immersion: In addition to the natural beauty, the trek also introduces you to charming mountain villages and a rich cultural heritage.

Overall, the Alta Via 1 is an unforgettable adventure that combines the thrill of challenging trekking with the beauty of the Dolomites and the cultural richness of the region. Whether you're an experienced hiker or a newcomer to alpine exploration, this trek offers a unique and rewarding experience amidst some of Europe's most awe-inspiring landscapes.

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YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE

WHO IS THIS FOR?

The Dolomites Alta Via 1 trek self-guided is recommended for hill walkers and trekkers with a good level of fitness who are keen to get stuck in to the mountains and experience one of worlds great treks. You should be capable of carrying a rucksack (~10kg) for 6-8 hours a day for 11 days in a row. You will be crossing high passes on most of the days and traversing valleys with sometimes fairly uneven hiking terrain.

Not sure whether you're ready? No sweat! Get in touch and we'll be happy to talk it through with you. 

    Adventure Overview

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    Duration

    11 Days

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    Start Location

    Lago di Braies, Dolomites, Italy

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    Date(s)

    July - September

  • Ability

    Level A

    Level A

    You’re not quite sure where to start but you’re hungry for an adventure and can’t wait to get going. Bring it on!

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    Price

    From €1448

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ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

Great news! Your place on this adventure is carbon offset along with our footprint in creating it. To learn more about what we're doing head to our 'Better Business' page.

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LIVE THE ADVENTURE

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The Alta Via 1

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Enjoy the stunning peaks of the Alta Via 1.

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What is Self Guided Trekking

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Charlie discuss the Alta Via 1 trek and what a self guided trips looks like.

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Kit & equipment required for this adventure

Please note this is a guide and you may be required to rent or purchase last minute equipment on arrival dependent on the weather and changes in itinerary. You can pre-book luggage transfers if you would like your main luggage back to be delivered to your accommodation each night (excluding mountain huts)

For the full downloadable Alta Via Trek kit list please click here.

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FINER DETAILS

YOUR ADVENTURE PACKAGE 

The trek starts from Lago di Braies and finishes at La Pissa bus stop which connects you with the town of Belluno. If you would like to book pre and post trek accommodation with us please let us know.

What's Included?

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What's not Included?

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE ACCOMMODATION

We know the importance of having comfortable accommodation on this trip. After long days trekking it's vital to have a comfortable bed and good food to enjoy. We've handpicked accommodation along the way that we're sure you're going to love.

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ON THE TREK

The majority of the accommodation on the trip will be in dormitories and / or small shared rooms. You can upgrade any of the accommodation options if requested in advance and based on availability.

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    Duration

    10 nights

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    Not included

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    Beds

    Shared arrangement

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    Food

    Half Board

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WHAT TO EXPECT

HERE'S YOUR ITINERARY 

Whilst you will try and stick to the tried and tested itinerary below, availability in some of the locations may not always be available. In this instance we will provide a suitable alternative and make sure you're aware of any changes. You can check out the full itinerary here.

  • Day 1:
    Lago di Braies - Rifugio Biella

    The first day of the Alta Via 1 Trek begins at the stunning Lago di Braies, a pristine alpine lake surrounded by towering peaks and lush forests. This iconic starting point sets the tone for the adventure ahead, offering an opportunity for trekkers to take in the breathtaking beauty of the Dolomites. The initial stretch of the trek is relatively gentle, winding through picturesque woodlands and alongside the crystal-clear waters of the lake. As you progress, you'll gradually gain elevation, preparing you for the more challenging terrain that lies ahead. After a few hours of hiking, you'll reach Rifugio Biella, your first mountain hut on this incredible journey. This cozy refuge is nestled amidst the rugged mountains and provides a warm welcome to weary trekkers. Here, you can enjoy a hearty mountain meal, relax on the terrace with panoramic views, and settle into your accommodation for the night. The transition from the serene shores of Lago di Braies to the mountainous terrain around Rifugio Biella offers a taste of the diversity and beauty that the Alta Via 1 promises. It's an ideal introduction to the trek, combining natural wonders with a comfortable mountain hut experience, setting the stage for the exciting days of adventure that lie ahead. As you prepare for your next day on the trail, you'll find yourself eagerly anticipating the challenges and discoveries that await you in the heart of the Dolomites

    6km / 870m up / 60m down / 2-3 hours trekking

  • Day 2:
    Rifugio Biella - Rifugio Fanes

    The second day of the Alta Via 1 Trek embarks from Rifugio Biella and continues to unfold the splendors of the Dolomites. This leg of the journey promises a mix of rugged trails, breathtaking vistas, and alpine serenity. Leaving Rifugio Biella, you'll ascend through alpine meadows adorned with colorful wildflowers during the summer months. The path gradually leads you into more rocky terrain, offering occasional glimpses of the surrounding peaks that dominate the skyline. As you ascend, the views become increasingly spectacular, showcasing the raw beauty of the Dolomites. One of the highlights of this section is the Croda del Becco, a prominent peak that provides a dramatic backdrop to your hike. The trail takes you close to this impressive formation, allowing you to appreciate the sheer scale and majesty of the mountains. Continuing on, you'll eventually reach Rifugio Fanes, your destination for the night. This mountain hut is situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by towering cliffs and lush alpine meadows. It's a perfect place to rest, refuel with a delicious meal, and soak in the tranquility of the Dolomites. Rifugio Fanes also offers comfortable accommodations, allowing you to recharge for the next day's adventure.

    13km / 710m up / 980m down / 4-5 hours trekking

  • Day 3:
    Rifugio Fanes - Rifugio Lagazoui

    On Day 3 you follow the trail from Rifugio Fanes to Rifugio Lagazuoi, with a mix of alpine meadows, rocky terrain, and expansive vistas. One of the highlights of this section is the option to explore the Lagazuoi Tunnels, a system of World War I tunnels carved into the mountain. These tunnels provide a fascinating glimpse into the history of the region and offer panoramic viewpoints from their entrances. As you approach Rifugio Lagazuoi, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the iconic Cinque Torri rock formation and the surrounding landscape. Perched on a ridge, Rifugio Lagazuoi is a perfect place to rest, enjoy a meal, and soak in the surroundings.

    12.2km / 1150m up / 450m down / 5-6 hours trekking

  • Day 4:
    Rifugio Lagazoui - Rifugio Nuvolau

    On Day 4 of the Alta Via 1 Trek, the journey continues to unfold with spectacular scenery and exciting challenges. Departing from the elevated Rifugio Lagazuoi, you'll embark on a memorable hike towards Rifugio Nuvolau. As you leave Rifugio Lagazuoi, the trail offers breathtaking vistas of the surrounding Dolomite peaks, creating a sense of wonder with each step. The route takes you through a mix of rocky terrain and alpine meadows, allowing you to fully appreciate the diverse landscapes that make the Dolomites a trekkers' paradise. Depart from Rifugio Lagazuoi, following the trail to Rifugio Nuvolau. You'll encounter the iconic Averau and Nuvolau peaks, which are known for their striking profiles against the sky. Rifugio Nuvolau, your destination for the night, is perched on a ridge and offers trekkers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, inviting you to relax, savour delicious mountain cuisine, and share stories with fellow trekkers.

    12.8km / 1100m up / 1275m down / 5-6 hours trekking

  • Day 5:
    Rifugio Nuvolau - Rifugio Citta di Fiume

    Departing from the charming Rifugio Nuvolau, you'll continue your trek towards Rifugio Città di Fiume. The trail leads you through a varied terrain, from rocky paths to verdant meadows, offering a glimpse of the Dolomites' diverse beauty. As you descend from Rifugio Nuvolau, you'll be treated to sweeping panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, valleys, and lush forests. One of the notable features along this section of the route is the opportunity to pass by the enchanting Cinque Torri (Five Towers) rock formation. These towering limestone pinnacles are a photographer's dream and a testament to the Dolomites' unique geological history. Continuing your descent, you'll eventually arrive at Rifugio Città di Fiume, a cozy mountain hut situated in a beautiful alpine setting. Here, you can rest and recharge, enjoying a delicious meal while relishing the camaraderie of fellow trekkers.

    12.8km / 500m up / 1200m down / 4-5 hours trekking

  • Day 6:
    Rifugio Citta di Fiume - Rifugio Coldai

    Departing from the cozy Rifugio Città di Fiume, you'll embark on another day of scenic splendour as you make your way towards Rifugio Coldai. The trail begins with a gentle ascent through lush meadows and forests. The path gradually gains elevation, revealing stunning vistas of the surrounding peaks and valleys. As you continue your journey, you'll pass by the charming mountain village of Col di Rocca, providing an opportunity to glimpse into the local culture and history. The Dolomites' unique blend of natural beauty and human heritage is ever-present along the Alta Via 1. Approaching Rifugio Coldai, you'll be greeted by awe-inspiring views of the crystalline waters of Lago Coldai, a picturesque alpine lake nestled beneath towering cliffs. Rifugio Coldai is perched above the lake, offering a welcoming retreat for trekkers. Here, you can unwind, enjoy a hearty meal, and savor the serenity of the surroundings.

    9.3km / 560m up / 340m down / 3-4 hours trekking

  • Day 7:
    Rifugio Coldai - Rifugio Vazzoler

    On day 7 of the Alta Via 1 Trek you depart from the picturesque Rifugio Coldai and head towards Rifugio Vazzoler. The trail begins with a descent from Rifugio Coldai, offering trekkers stunning views of Lago Coldai's crystalline waters set against a backdrop of rugged peaks. As you progress, you'll hike through dense forests, traversing rocky terrain and alpine meadows, providing a diverse range of environments to explore. One of the highlights along this stretch is the crossing of the beautiful Val Civetta, a deep valley surrounded by towering cliffs. The sheer scale of the valley and its imposing rock walls will leave you in awe of the Dolomites' geological splendor. As you continue, you'll eventually reach Rifugio Vazzoler, a remote mountain hut tucked away in the heart of the Dolomites. Here, you can enjoy a satisfying meal and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the alpine landscape.

    9.8km / 450m up / 850m down / 3-4 hours trekking

  • Day 8:
    Rifugio Vazzoler - Rifugio Carestiato

    On day 8 of the Alta Via 1 Trek you leave the remote beauty of Rifugio Vazzoler and continue your journey towards Rifugio Carestiato. The trail initially takes you through a picturesque valley, surrounded by towering peaks on either side. As you ascend, the path becomes steeper, and you'll navigate rocky sections that demand a bit more effort and concentration. The ever-changing terrain keeps the trek exciting and engaging. One of the standout features of this section is the encounter with the remarkable Vazzoler Pass. Crossing this pass provides trekkers with sweeping panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys, making it a rewarding highlight of the day. Once you arrive at Rifugio Carestiato it's time to relax and refuel.

    8.7km / 620m up / 500m down / 3-4 hours trekking

  • Day 9:
    Rifugio Carestiato - Rifugio Pramperet

    On day 9 you depart from Rifugio Carestiato and make your way towards Rifugio Pramperet. The trail begins with a descent from Rifugio Carestiato, taking you through lush meadows and peaceful forests. The scenery is a pleasing contrast to the rocky landscapes encountered on previous days, allowing trekkers to appreciate the Dolomites' diverse terrain. As you near Rifugio Pramperet, you'll be treated to expansive vistas of the surrounding peaks, which stand in stark contrast to the serene valleys you've traversed earlier in the day. Once you reach Rifugio Pramperet it's time to relax and enjoy some great food as well as a good night's sleep.

    13.2km / 620m up / 600m down / 4-5 hours trekking

  • Day 10:
    Rifugio Pramperet - Rifugio Pian de Fontana

    Setting out from the welcoming Rifugio Pramperet, the trail starts with a gentle descent through alpine meadows, with the backdrop of imposing peaks and expansive valleys. One of the highlights of this segment is the possibility to explore Passo Duran, a mountain pass that offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. This vantage point allows trekkers to fully grasp the immense scale and grandeur of the Dolomites. Rifugio Pian de Fontana, your destination for the night, sits in a tranquil alpine setting. The mountain hut offers a welcoming atmosphere where trekkers can rest and refuel with a hearty meal.

    6.2km / 540m up / 760m down / 2-3 hours trekking

  • Day 11:
    Rifugio Pian de Fontana - La Pissa bus stop

    On the final day of the Alta Via 1 Trek you make your way towards the La Pissa Bus Stop and the end of your trekking experience. Descend by bus journey down to Belluno to catch your onward connection.

    11km / 200m up / 1400m down / 4 hours trekking

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Frequently asked questions about this adventure

What type of boots do I need for the trek?

You will need comfortable, durable trekking boots. Something like the Salomon X Ultra Mid 2 Gore-Tex boot. Gore-tex will ensure your Read more

You will need comfortable, durable trekking boots. Something like the Salomon X Ultra Mid 2 Gore-Tex boot. Gore-tex will ensure your feet stay dry and warm. Trail shoes are also OK, although make sure they fit well and are durable.

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What will we do if the weather is bad?

This depends on a few factors and how bad the weather is. We’ll always aim to continue the trek Read more

This depends on a few factors and how bad the weather is. We’ll always aim to continue the trek even if it’s raining/snowing as long as it is safe to do so. The weather in Summer is generally very reliable with clear skies and dry conditions following the monsoons. If the weather is truly terrible for a day or two we will rest in the lodge until it passes or use our vehicle to move you along to the next stop.

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Will I definitely make it from beginning to end?

In short, no. Whilst we will always strive to get you along the trek safely, sometimes the weather or other Read more

In short, no. Whilst we will always strive to get you along the trek safely, sometimes the weather or other factors like your personal fitness will prevent you from completing the trek. The lead guide will always conduct a meeting with the clients and other guides each evening to check how everyone is doing and to field any questions or concerns. All decisions will have client wellbeing as a top priority. But in 99 out of 100 cases you’ll make it! We will always provide vehicle support if necessary.

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AV1: Are there any safety precautions I should be aware of?

Safety is paramount. Always check the weather forecast before starting your hike. Carry a map and a charged phone. Be Read more

Safety is paramount. Always check the weather forecast before starting your hike. Carry a map and a charged phone. Be cautious in alpine terrain, and adhere to trail markers and signs. We are on hand to advise every step of the way and will be in constant contact with you.

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AV1: Do I need to be an experienced hiker to do the Alta Via 1 Trek?

While the Alta Via 1 Trek offers various difficulty levels, it helps to have some hiking experience, but this isn't essential. Read more

While the Alta Via 1 Trek offers various difficulty levels, it helps to have some hiking experience, but this isn’t essential. Some segments can be challenging, with steep ascents and descents. Proper physical fitness and familiarity with mountain hiking are recommended. Get in touch to discuss fitness levels.

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AV1: How do i get to the start of the Alta Via 1

The most convenient airport to fly into for the Alta Via 1 Trek is typically Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) in Read more

The most convenient airport to fly into for the Alta Via 1 Trek is typically Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) in Venice, Italy. Venice is a major international airport with good connectivity to various parts of the world. From Venice, you can easily access the Dolomites and the starting point of the trek at Lago di Braies by various means of transportation:

Bus and Train: From Venice Marco Polo Airport, you can take a bus or taxi to the Venice Mestre train station. From there, you can catch a train to a nearby town like Calalzo di Cadore or Dobbiaco, which are relatively close to the Dolomites. These towns can serve as your base for transportation to the starting point of the trek.

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AV1: How long does it take to complete the Alta Via 1 Trek?

The full Alta Via 1 Trek typically takes about 10 to 12 days to complete, depending on your pace and the specific itinerary Read more

The full Alta Via 1 Trek typically takes about 10 to 12 days to complete, depending on your pace and the specific itinerary you choose. Some trekkers may opt for shorter segments (we run a 9 day or 4 day trek) or customise their trek (get in touch).

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AV1: Is it necessary to make hut reservations in advance?

Yes, it's highly recommended to make hut reservations in advance, especially during the peak hiking season. The huts can fill Read more

Yes, it’s highly recommended to make hut reservations in advance, especially during the peak hiking season. The huts can fill up quickly, and having a reservation ensures you have a place to sleep and enjoy a meal at the end of your hiking day.

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AV1: What is the Alta Via 1 Trek?

The Alta Via 1 Trek is a long-distance hiking trail in the Italian Dolomites. It's a renowned trekking route that offers Read more

The Alta Via 1 Trek is a long-distance hiking trail in the Italian Dolomites. It’s a renowned trekking route that offers breathtaking scenery, rugged mountain landscapes, and the chance to explore the cultural and natural heritage of the region.

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AV1: What should I pack for the trek?

You can find a full kit list further up on this page.

You can find a full kit list further up on this page.

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AV1: When is the best time to trek the Alta Via 1?

The ideal time for the Alta Via 1 Trek is during the summer months, typically from late June to early September. Read more

The ideal time for the Alta Via 1 Trek is during the summer months, typically from late June to early September. During this period, the weather is more predictable, and the trails are generally snow-free. However, it’s essential to check trail conditions and hut availability in advance.

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AV: Do the refuges have showers?

Most refuges have showers, but not all of them. Some of the most basic and remote ones do not have Read more

Most refuges have showers, but not all of them. Some of the most basic and remote ones do not have shower facilities, or only have cold showers. Some of the showers, when available, work with a token that needs to be purchased directly from the hut. This gives you access to a limited amount of water (normally close to a 3 minutes shower), in order not to waste it.

Water in the high mountains is scarse and a shower is very much a luxury. Most huts use water that has been collected over winter or that comes from a spring. If the previous winter has been particularly dry then the water reserves might be limited and run out in the middle of the summer, or a spring could go dry. If this happens, then, the hut guardians might be forced to stop the use of showers even in those huts that have shower facilities. In this case the limited water available will be used for the toilets and kitchen, which are definitely more needed services than showers.

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AV: Do they have charging points?

Yes, you will always be able to charge your phone and electronic devices. Sometimes there won’t be charging points Read more

Yes, you will always be able to charge your phone and electronic devices. Sometimes there won’t be charging points in your room, but there will be some in the common room or in the toilets. There might not be many of these, so you will need to take turns at charging your electronics. Some hikers prefer to take a small external power bank with them to charge their stuff. This could be a good idea, but I won’t recommend to take one that’s too big and heavy. A small one that could charge your phone once or twice would be enough, even though is not strictly necessary.

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AV: How exposed is it? (Comparatively to the TMB)

The Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites follows established and well maintained paths. It crosses, however, some pretty exposed and steep Read more

The Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites follows established and well maintained paths. It crosses, however, some pretty exposed and steep terrain as well. The Dolomites are full of scree slopes and boulder fields, so it’s not unusual to find these along the way. The AV1 requires some hiking experience, sure footedness and being comfortable with exposure. It is definitely a step up from other treks such as the Tour du Mont Blanc and should not be underestimated.

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AV: Do they have wifi?

Some of the huts have WiFi but some others don’t, especially those huts that are more remote. Even when Read more

Some of the huts have WiFi but some others don’t, especially those huts that are more remote. Even when WiFi is available, beware that it might not always work, or it might only be switched on for a limited amount of time. If you need to check information such as the weather or the bus timetables just ask the guardians, they’ll be able to help. As for the rest of the time, not having WiFi might be a good opportunity to have a chat with some fellow hikers!

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AV: Is there snow on the trails early and late season?

It depends on the amount of snow that accumulates on the ground over the winter. There might still be snow Read more

It depends on the amount of snow that accumulates on the ground over the winter. There might still be snow until the first week of July after a very snowy winter. If there’s lots of snow some of the passes, such as Forcella del Lago on the way to Rifugio Lagazuoi on day 2 of the hike, are impassable and alternative plans need to be put in place (alternative routes are possible). On the higher sections of the trek it’s not unusual to encounter snowfall even in the middle of the summer. This, however, doesn’t often cause a problem, but care and the right equipment are needed.

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AV: What are the WW1 caves all about?

The area around Cortina d’Ampezzo and Passo Falzarego is where the old border between Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire Read more

The area around Cortina d’Ampezzo and Passo Falzarego is where the old border between Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire used to be. Lots of battles were fought here during WWI, and both parties were using the mountains at their advantage to protect the front line. In the area of Cinque Torri/Passo Falzarego/Passo Valparola are still visible some of the trenches and tunnels built by the soldiers from both sides during the war, and some of these can be visited by tourists and hikers.

The main tunnel network was dug into the Lagazuoi mountains, just below Rifugio Lagazuoi. If spending the night there, it is possible to descend to passo Falzarego through the tunnels the next morning, before continuing on the AV1. The tunnels, however, are graded as a via ferrata, which means that you will need to have the right equipment (harness, helmet, via ferrata lanyards and a headtorch) in order to go through them safely.

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AV: When’s the earliest / latest you can tackle this trip?

Same as for most hut-to-hut routes in the Alps, they can be walked during the refuges’ opening season. In the Read more

Same as for most hut-to-hut routes in the Alps, they can be walked during the refuges’ opening season. In the Dolomites this goes from middle/end June to the end of September. Outside of this time it will be difficult to find accommodation. Some huts have a winter room that hikers can use but this is just an empty unmanned shelter with beds and sometimes a log burner. Outside of the huts’ opening season, as well, there could be snow on the ground making the trek more difficult and potentially dangerous if not equipped in the right way and with the right knowledge about the winter mountain environment.

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Are you ready?

Our adventures are attributed a difficulty level from A to E. This Dolomites Alta Via 1 Self Guided 11 Days trip is rated Level A, for beginners and newcomers We recommend you only book a trip that reflects your ability.

Level A

For beginners and newcomers

  • You’re not quite sure where to start but you’re hungry for an adventure
  • Little / no prior experience
  • Shorter time duration
  • No technical skills required but keen to learn
  • Basic level of fitness
Think you've got this?

This trip is at this level

Level B

For those with some prior experience

  • You have some previous experience in the outdoors, whether that’s hiking, skiing or climbing, and are keen to build on that
  • You will either be starting to venture into more technical terrain or slightly more challenging environments
  • Some basic skills
  • Moderate fitness

Level C

For accomplished adventurers

  • You enjoy challenging yourself physically and mentally
  • You’re comfortable on multi-day adventures and you call yourself an avid adventurer
  • You're not quite George Mallory but you subscribe to his 'because it is there' attitude
  • Strong level of fitness

Level D

For the pros

  • You're ready to test your skills on the next challenge
  • You're comfortable in most types of alpine environments
  • Some level of technical skills
  • Strong level of fitness

Level E

For the experts

  • You’ve been on multiple adventures and have built up a solid skillset to tackle most challenges out there
  • Good technical skills and knowledge
  • Experienced in alpine/mountains environments
  • Very high level of fitness

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The Bernese Oberland ski tour is a stunning link up of high altitude mountain huts and peaks in the wild Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps. The ski terrain in this region is suited for those with previous ski touring experience, who are looking to progress to the next level and discover some high altitude peaks and glaciers. You can expect long ski tour days, comfortable huts and big ski descents.

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    March

  • Level D

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    €1950.00

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Mera Peak

New Trip

Mera Peak at 6476m is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. At this altitude the oxygen content of air is less than half of what it is at sea level. It is located in the Himalayan mountain range in Nepal, a little east of the main Khumbu valley on a much quieter trail. Book this trip and receive a free sleeping bag and duffle bag for your adventure.

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    Spring & Autumn

  • Level D

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    €4940.00

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Eiger

The ultimate

The Eiger is one of the most sought after summits in the Alps and a formidable challenge for any keen mountaineer. Located in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland, this is a major Alpine classic steeped in historic tales of heroic climbing. On this trip we climb via the Mittellegi ridge. Got what it takes?

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    July - August

  • Level E

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    €4450.00

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