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Hiking and Trekking holidays in Italy

Local hiking guide for your holidays in Italy. Discover nature and culture while trekking.

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MOUNT PIZZOCOLO THE GREAT VIEW OVER GARDA LAKE

Pizzocolo ridge

Climbing the south-est ridge

Lake Garda is one of the great lakes of northern Italy, it is also the largest of all.

On this unstable weather day, we have had confirmation from weather forecast that there will be no rainfall all morning.

Today I am with a small group of hikers we will face the ascent of Monte Pizzocolo along its south-east ridge with some easy rocky passages and a great view of the lake despite the clouds.

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BARBA FERRERO REFUGE AND ALPE TESTANERA

Monte Rosa

At the foot of Monte Rosa south face in Valsesia, Piedmont

Monte Rosa, after Mont Blanc, is the second highest peak in the Alps. To tell the truth, Punta Doufur which is the highest in the Rosa massif would be the third highest peak because, just lower than the top of Mont Blanc, it would be the Mont Blanc of Courmayeur. If we talk about the entire massifs, which are, a group of peaks, then Monte Rosa is the second highest massif in the Alps.

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CORTE BUE' AND MONTE FAIE'

Mount Faie

Hiking in the wilderness of the Valgrande National Park between panoramas and ancient villages.

When we talk about wilderness in northern Italy we are talking about Valgrande National Park between Lake Maggiore and Ossola Valley in Northern Piedmont. With a nice group of hikers we went hiking into this “green lung” just 70 km from Milan!

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MONVISO TREKKING TOUR IN THREE DAYS

Po river source

Great panorama and surprising nature around the “Re di Pietra”, symbol of Piedmont

Monviso is famous all over the world for its pyramid shape like Cervino or Matterhorn in german. During the clear sky days, usually in wintertime, it is visible from a large part of the Po Valley and the Ligurian and Piedmontese Apennines. This peak has always attracted climbers and hikers from all over the world.

The tour around Monviso is a medium difficulty trekking that develops in an environment of great charm between great views and luxuriant nature. The Monviso area is also famous for its mists and clouds that often cover its mountains in the afternoons. With a nice group of hikers I organized this trek in September which is usually more stable in terms of climate. Unfortunately, that weekend the forecasts were not optimal, but as we say in Italian "Chi la dura la vince" which translated into English can be said: "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again".

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LAGO NERO AND LAGO KASTEL IN FORMAZZA VALLEY

Black Lake in Formazza Valley

Nice hike around alpine lakes and flowers

On a hot july Sunday we went to Val Formazza, a valley located in northern Piedmont. Today I am taking a nice group of people for a beautiful hike. Today we will go to discovery a small alpine lake located at the foot of Mount Basodino 3.273 m which is on the border of Canton Ticino (Tessin) in Switzerland.

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CONTACTS AND ADDRESS

 Davide Adamo - Trekking guide
     Via Monte Rosa 40
     20081 ABBIATEGRASSO (MI), Italy
 Tel.: +39 347 38 63 474
 Email: info@trekupitaly.com

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 Gea Piemonte