Travel Blogs from San Cassiano
... 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 ...
... 1 C, the wind is blowing and so is the snow. Luckily there is no disagreement when I say I am not hiking here! We drive to the other side of 5 Torri where it is a balmy +2 C, still snow on the ground but at least not so windy. I'm still not hiking!! Next we locate a single track road that takes us close to the base of 5 Torri. It is beautiful but still only 2 C with snow on the ground. For the third time I won't hike!!! We retreat to our hotel to plan the rest of ...
... 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 ...
... over four hours – 2 hours of uphill scree scrambling first…I believe I lost my rag a bit at the heat, steepness, lack of clear route and high altitude breathlessness (he he sorry Ben but you ask for it!!) but all worth it for the amazing views and challenge of climbing whilst hanging off the edge of a seriously high drop (sorry mums!!). The second four hour climb the next day took us up to an even higher height of 2658metres (think about that Snowdon posy!! – ...
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