A weekend to learn about the park in winter, when nature seems to sleep, but in reality is more alive than ever. We will use snowshoes to move during the excursion in search of the traces left in the snow by wild animals.
An unusual way to visit the Park is to use snowshoes. When everything is covered by snow, thanks to the traces left by its numerous inhabitants, deer, roe deer, wolf, fox, etc. and thanks to the information provided by our guides will show you a very unusual face of our territory. Snowshoes, recently rediscovered in hiking key, are an ancient form of transportation, which enables all, even those who do not know how to ski, to move the snow without much effort. We will walk into the valleys of the park cloaked by snow cover and cross the vast forests in which the branches of the beech trees, heavy with snow, forming a white gallery and immaculate.
Saturday January 28 - February 25 - March 11
Sunday January 29 - February 26 - March 12
2 days/ 1 night
January 2017 28 - 29
First day. Snowshoeing. Elevation gain: 200 m. descent: about 200 m. Journey time: about 3 hours. Distance: about 6 km.
Second day. Snowshoeing. Elevation gain: 300 m. descent: about 300 m. Journey time: about 4 hours. Distance: about 8 km.
Hiking boots, jacket (possibly in gore-tex) with waterproof and windproof cap, backpack, water bottle, torch, leggings, hat and gloves of wool or fleece, sunglasses, long pants and sun protection cream , camera, binoculars.
€ 115 per person
In family run hotel
The cost includes
Accommodation in double rooms, half board. The assistance of a nature guide as planned. The hiring of snowshoes and poles as scheduled.
The cost does not include
Transports, transfers, lunches and anything not mentioned in "the price includes"
Appointment in Pescasseroli, Ecotur in Via Piave 9 tel. 0863/912760, arriving at 10.00 o'clock
How the reach us
Highway 24, Rome, Pescara branch to exit Pescina, continue to Pescasseroli.
Arrival in Pescasseroli in the morning, meeting with the guide, embark on an 'excursion to the discovery of the beech forest and its inhabitants in the characteristic winter clothes. Packed lunch. Departure: 10.00; Return: 15:00. The "Bear break" free tasting of typical products (honey, sweets, teas, etc.) at the Gaia workshop in Pescasseroli.
20.00 dinner and overnight;
9:00 am departure for a 'hike aimed sighting and recognition of traces of wild animals on the snow; Departure: 09.30; Return: 16.00. Departure
The program is subject to specific amendments at the request of the participants or to adverse weather conditions.
via Piave 9 - 67032 Pescasseroli (AQ) Italy - Phone: +39-0863-912760 - Fax: +39-0863-911528 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org