Great glacier Adamello crossing in italy – alpine mountaineering from hut to hut

Great glacier Adamello crossing in italy – alpine mountaineering from hut to hut

Adamello glacier Italy – The Adamello National Park is the largest glacier in Italy and larger than the one of Mont Blanc. Unlike the Brenta-Dolomites Italy which are of sedimentary origin, the mountains in the Adamello Group Italy have a volcanic background. The glaciers extend over large areas and the rock is composed of smooth, magnificent white granite plaques. The Italian and Austrian soldiers fought for three long winters on these rugged mountains. Sometimes the eternal ice releases soldiers bodies and their weapons. During our trekkings from hut to hut or from lodge to lodge we almost always find unexploded bombs and many remnants of the WWI. It is a prerequisite have a good physical condition as well as mountaineering experience, if you want to conquer these wild mountains. The duration of our routes from hut to hut or from lodge to lodge depends on weather conditions: fog, snow and crevasses may slow the march but the worst thing is the lack of preparation of the participants in our trekking and hiking trips.

PHOTO Difficult: alpine Duration: 3 days RAd

dates of hiking trip: see our calendar – upon request No. of participants: 3 Price: EUR 395,00

Meeting point: Rovereto train station – at 7.00 a.m. or in your Hotel at Lake Garda Italy

Description: High-alpine trip from hut to hut against a famous historical background. The crossing of Care’ Alto – Lares – Lobbie – Mandron glaciers is the dream of each mountaineer; it does involve technical difficulties; sometimes on the crossing of Cavento Pass it will be necessary to do some rock climbing and we have to rappel you down – however the most important prerequisite for the participation at this trip is an excellent physical condition and good fitness.

1st day – departure from our meeting point at Lake Garda – we are heading towards Madonna di Campiglio. After approx. 90 min. by car we have reached Borzago Valley which is the starting point of our trekking trip. After an ascent of ca. 3 – 4 hrs. through the Adamello Brenta National Park rich of waterfalls, we will arrive at the mountain lodge Rifugio Care’ Alto at 2.460 m. where we will spend the night.

2nd day – On the following day ascent to Care’ Alto Glacier and Vedretta di Lares; further on to the historically very important Corno di Cavento Pass (3.190 m.). The “White War” has left behind many remainders even at this elevated altitude. Crossing of Lobbia glacier until we have reached the “Rifugio ai caduti dell’ Adamello” at 3.040 m. where we are spending the second night. Depending on the weather and glacier conditions, this crossing trip can take from 9 to 10 hours.

3rd day – Descent and crossing of Mandron glacier to Lodge “Rifugio Citta di Trento al Mandron” (there it is possible to have lunch), further descent to the valley until we have reached Bedole Lodge and the parking lot. Walking hours: ca. 6 hrs.

What to bring: large backpack which fits the following: Water (at least one/2 ltr. per day/per person) – food – windcheater, mountaineering trousers (no jeans), heavy mountain boots (suitable for crampons) – hiking sticks – gloves – hat/cap – sunglasses – sun protection cream – liner.

Technical equipment: ice-axe, crampons, harness will be provided by your Mountain Guide (included in the price).

Note: for the overnight stay incl. half-board you should calculate ca. EUR 40,00 per day (not incl. in our price).

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