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Cicerone Guides: Shorter Walks in the Dolomites: 50 short walks and full-day expeditions

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Cicerone Guides: Shorter Walks in the Dolomites

A popular guidebook to short walks in the Dolomites of north east Italy....

NHBS Price: £14.95 $19/€18 approx

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Gillian Price (Author)

272 pages, colour photos, colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | laminated cover (not waterproof) | Feb 2012 | Edition: 2 | #195565 | ISBN-13: 9781852846589
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About this book

This is the second edition of this guide to the Dolomites, a mountain range in northeast Italy blessed with vast forests, high-altitude rocky landscapes and seas of beautiful wildflowers, making them ideal for walking in summer. The guide contains 50 graded walks from short 3-mile strolls to full-day expeditions.


Contents

Map key
Overview map

Introduction
- The Dolomites
- Geology
- Plants and flowers
- Wildlife
- Protected areas
- Getting there
- Local transport
- Information
- When to go
- Accommodation
- Food and drink
- What to take
- Maps
- Dos and don'ts
- Emergencies
- Using this guide

Walks
- Walk 1 Lago di Braies
- Walk 2 Rifugio Biella and Croda del Becco
- Walk 3 Picco di Vallandro and Monte Specie
- Walk 4 Alpe di Sennes Circuit
- Walk 5 Landro to Cortina on the Old Railway Line
- Walk 6 Torre dei Scarperi Circuit
- Walk 7 Croda Rossa di Sesto Traverse
- Walk 8 The Val Fiscalina Tour
- Walk 9 The Tre Cime di Lavaredo Loop
- Walk 10 Through the Cadini di Misurina
- Walk 11 Monte Piana
- Walk 12 Val Popena Alta
- Walk 13 Rifugio Vandelli Traverse
- Walk 14 Val d'Oten
- Walk 15 Rifugio Padova to Rifugio Tita Barba
- Walk 16 The Pramper Circuit
- Walk 17 The Civetta's Northwestern Flank
- Walk 18 The Pelmo Tour
- Walk 19 Round the Croda da Lago
- Walk 20 The Cinque Torri
- Walk 21 Up the Nuvolau
- Walk 22 Skirting the Tofana di Rozes
- Walk 23 The Lagazuoi Tunnels
- Walk 24 The Kaiserjager Route
- Walk 25 Round the Settsass
- Walk 26 Col di Lana
- Walk 27 Santa Croce Sanctuary
- Walk 28 Sass de Putia
- Walk 29 Sentiero delle Odle
- Walk 30 The Rasciesa Ridge
- Walk 31 Across the Puez-Odle Altopiano
- Walk 32 The Bullaccia
- Walk 33 Castel Presule
- Walk 34 Alpe di Siusi and Rifugio Bolzano
- Walk 35 Val Ciamin
- Walk 36 The Inner Catinaccio
- Walk 37 Sentiero del Masar#
- Walk 38 The Latemar Labyrinth and Lago di Carezza
- Walk 39 Circumnavigating the Sassolungo-Sassopiatto
- Walk 40 Piz Bo# and the Sella
- Walk 41 Viel del Pan
- Walk 42 The Sass d'Adam Crest
- Walk 43 The Marmolada and Punta Serauta
- Walk 44 Rifugio Falier in Valle Ombretta
- Walk 45 Rifugio Mulaz
- Walk 46 On the Pale di San Martino Altopiano
- Walk 47 Val Canali and Rifugio Treviso
- Walk 48 Monte Pavione
- Walk 49 The Brenta Dolomites Tour
- Walk 50 Val d'Ambiez

Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B Italian-German-English glossary
Appendix C Accommodation
Appendix D Further reading


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Biography

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, and is an active member of the Italian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers' Guild. She also enjoys leading walking tours.

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