Epiphany by wolves

An Epiphany different. Every day we will walk along the trails of the park in search of animals, following the tracks and signs of presence that they leave on the mantle of snow, also helping with snowshoes.

Wolves in winter
  • Wolves in winter
  • Wolf in winter
  • wolf tracks
  • The pack
  • Snowshoeing
  • Enjoyng the winter

An 'Epiphany in the nature surrounded by the mountains and the snow-covered forests of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise.
A room dedicated to the Apennine wolf (Canis lupus italicus) lord of winter, and between the valleys of the Park has found an ideal habitat to live and hunt, taking refuge in these forests even in the most difficult for its survival.
Every day we will walk along the trails of the park in search of animals, following the tracks and signs of presence that they leave on the mantle of snow, also helping with snowshoes.
We will sleep in a small hotel, family-run, where we will enjoy the hospitality and fine cuisine of Abruzzo.

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Program

First day
arrival in PESCASSEROLI, in the afternoon, meeting at the Ecotur office, accommodation in the hotel. 20.00 dinner and presentation of the program.
Second day
08.00 am breakfast; 09.00 departure for an excursion with snowshoes in Cicerana, where there are beech woods, a UNESCO heritage. Lunch break in the refuge. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight.
Third day
08.00 am breakfast; 09.00 snowshoe excursion one of the most characteristic areas of the Park and ideal habitat of the Apennine wolf. Lunch break and return in the late afternoon. 20.00 dinner and overnight stay.
Fourth day
08.30 am breakfast;
9.00 am departure for an excursion in the secular beech wood of the Difesa di Pescasseroli "in search of the traces of wild animals". Lunch break Return in the early afternoon and departure.

The programs may be changed because of adverse weather conditions or by the will of the participants

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, flashlight, leggings, hat and gloves of wool or fleece, sunglasses, long pants and "stacks", sun protection cream , camera, binoculars.

Meeting

Appointment Pescasseroli, Ecotur in Via Piave 9 tel. 0863/912760, arriving at 18.00 on January 5

How the reach us

Highway 24, Rome, Pescara branch, Pescina exit, continue to Pescasseroli.

Movies

  • Wolves running free in the snow

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When

Starting

Thursday 5 January

Return

Sunday 8 on January

Duration

4 days/3 nights or 3 days /2 nights

Dates

January 2023 5-6-7-8

Difficulties

Level

Medium/Easy

Second day Difference in height: about 300 m; Difference in downhill about 300 m. Distance: about 10 km
Third day EXCURSION WITH SNOWSHOES. Uphill difference in height: about 400 m; Difference in downhill about 400 m. Distance: about 11 km
Fourth day. Uphill difference in height: about 200 m; Difference in height downhill: about 200 m. Distance: about 6 Km.

Interest

5

Cost

€ 300 per person 3 nights or € 250 per person 2 nights

The cost includes

Half-board in rooms with assistance of Nature guide, any snowshoe rental.

The cost does not include

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