Chamois and love

Two days excursion to climb the highest peaks in the park to watch the Abruzzo chamois during the period of love.

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A weekend dedicated to the Abruzzo chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) in the late fall through the mating period. We will see him climb on the crags less accessible chase at breakneck speed in order to attract the attention of females and deal with rivals for the right to play. The Abruzzo chamois, chamois called the most beautiful in the world, because of its beautiful ornaments of the winter coat and the elegance of his movements on sheer cliffs, inhabit the mountains of the Park with a population of about 600 copies, but few decades ago, even risked extinction. Two days, therefore, dedicated to one of the most representative mammals of Italy and even will try to photograph him with his characteristic winter coat.

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Program

First day of "The most beautiful Chamois World"
Check Pescasseroli at 10.00, meeting with the guide, depart for an excursion to Mount Amaro. Typical rocky habitat characterized by the presence of a colony of Abruzzo chamois. Packed Lunches borne by the participants. After the excursion, hotel accommodation, at 20.00 dinner of typical products of the park overnight.
Departure: 10.00 am; Return: 16.00 - Difficulty: Medium; Difference in altitude 700m.
Second day "The Apennine Chamois, its habitat, behavior"
7:00 am breakfast; 7:30 am departure for the excursion "a vertical world." Starting from the Flat Campitelli near Mont Meta, attended by the largest herd of chamois, recognize the signs of presence and observe their behavior. The tour is aimed sighting and the "reading" of the habitat of the chamois and other wild animals that enrich the fauna of the Park (Wolf, Bear, Deer, Roe ..) .Pranzo Lunches borne by the participants;-out : 7.30; Return: 16.00 - Difficulty: Medium, 600m difference in altitude.
The program is subject to change at the specific request of the participants or adverse weather conditions.

Accomodation

In double triple and quadruple rooms with B & B family

Equipment

Hiking boots, jacket (preferably Gore-Tex) Waterproof and windproof with hood, backpack, water bottle, leggings, hat and gloves of wool or fleece, sunglasses, long pants and "stacks", sun protection cream, coffee photographic.

Meeting

Appointment Pescasseroli, Ecotur in Via Piave 9 tel. 0863/912760, arriving at 10:00 am

How the reach us

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When

Starting

Saturday 2 December

Return

Sunday 3 December

Duration

2 days/1 night

Dates

December 2017 From Saturday 2 to Sunday 3

Difficulties

Level

Medium

Interest

5

Cost

€ 115 per person

The cost includes

Half-board in rooms with assistance of Nature guide, any rent snowshoes, binoculars supplied for nature observation.

The cost does not include

Transportation charges, meals and anything not mentioned in "The price includes";