Travel Blogs from Badia
... at 2333 M (~7,700 ft.). We decide to hike the harder portion of the loop first and save the easier leg for when we are tired. As it turns out, most people do it the other direction, so we see only 3 people in the first hour and a half. Our trail sets off from near the parking lot. There is still some snow on the ground plus it is wet and sometimes muddy from snow melt. I'm not yet really enthused. We pass a large collection of ...
(Terry) It has snowed overnight! When we look out our balcony we see snow on the peaks and into the tree line. Later we guesstimate that it snowed as low as about 1500 m. The sky soon clears and we have a beautiful, sunny day. Bob has hoped to hike the Cinque Torri area so we head off about 9 AM. Pretty soon we are seeing light snow on the ground, then by 1800 m it is pretty even. The trail starts at the Passo Giau (2236 m). We pull into the parking lot, the ...
... to the rest of Italy. Italian as well as German is spoken. Fortunately so is basic English by many people and menus are usually available in English. We have arranged to meet Peter and Doreen today. They are accompanied by family - Luisa, Danilla and Giaccomino (Jack). Only Jack speaks a very few words of English so Doreen is kept busy translating. We walk through town hoping to take a lift into the mountains but ...
... only 9-12 and obviously wanted to get our monis worth so raced p and down as many times as possible. Only stopping to chomp down A LOT of ritter sport chocolate (which will always remind me of Dan McKinnon and our uni days of watching him devour bar after bar!). I took a couple of good face plants here but the ground is ‘soft’ so only a few bumps to speak of! All worth it for the love of the ride…. And made the full face helmet work hard ...
... found and to get to other countries to fight. Having seen the paths they took, in the words of Ben – ‘they must have been nails’.
We managed to fit in two four hour routes across two different mountain ranges in and around Auronzo. Our first route allowed us to gain 1000metres by van first up quite literally the steepest and most breathtaking road ever, 6km took us nearly 45minutes of tight twists and turns, luckily a one way road! We then scaled to a peak ...
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