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Dolomites Rock Climbing in Italy

offered by supplier M06115 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 3 - 15 people
Destination: Italy  
Category: Rock climbing and mountaineering outfitters
Specialty: Mountain, Rock  
Season: May - October
Min Price: 1990 US Dollar (USD) per person
Max Price: 1990 US Dollar (USD) per person

Legendary Dolomites climbs! Many climbs w/ short approaches! Lots of long, moderate alpine routes; picturesque Dolomite towns; authentic Italian food and wine; comfortable lodging in B&B, Hotels.

The Dolomites are the largest lime stone climbing area in the Alps, with walls looming as tall as 1600 Meters (5250 ft) above gentle alpine meadows. Consequently, there is an abundance of classic routes, most of which can be reached with fairly short hikes from the road or with an overnight in one of the rustic huts or mountain lodges. The weather is more southerly influenced, the culture (and food) is a mixture of Italian and Tyrolian and the locals are very welcoming.

In terms of length of climbing relative to approach time, the Dolomites offer some of the best value you can get worldwide. Some climbs in this area are very popular - others see less than one ascent a year. Our programs largely manage to avoid the crowds by avoiding the August high season.

In addition to courses and custom guiding, we offer climbing camps: A concept, that suits a lot of our clients that are confident and self sufficient climbers themselves. Having a guide along in your group assures optimal use of your vacation time and peace of mind, should the going get rough.

Should the weather be consistently bad, we can escape south to the lime stone walls around the Garda Lake. A 2.5 hours drive gets us to rock climbs up to 15 pitches, nice beaches, medieval towns with distinctive Mediterranean ambiance and outstanding pizzerias!

Can I do it?
1) Beginner Course: Requires good physical fitness for spending an active days in the mountains and you should not be afraid of heights. Previous hiking and indoor climbing experience advantageous. Objective: Follow multi-pitch climbs, lead sport climbs.

2) Advanced Course: See under 1) plus outdoor climbing experience following routes up to grade 5.8 (French grade 5). Objective: Lead multi-pitch climbs on gear self sufficiently.

3) Climbing Camp: See under 1) and 2) plus ability to safely lead up to grade 5.6 (V-) on multi-pitch climbs. If you sign up as a rope team of two, at least one of the partners must be a competent leader. Your guide will coach you on the climbs, helps you set up safe belays, assures route finding and steps in, if the going gets tough.

2) Private Guiding: As for any of our private guiding weeks, we enjoy optimal flexibility! The dolomites offer all you can dream of, regardless if you are a beginner in alpine rock or you have been climbing for decades and want to trade leads with your guide

For our courses, we strongly believe in the "Learning by Doing"-concept as well as small group sizes. Expect lots of climbing!

Meeting Point, Location, Base:
Our scheduled weeks have a mix of B&B lodging in either the Val Gardena or Cortina and one or two nights in a fully catered hut/mountain lodge. Meeting point is at 5 PM on the first day in our B&B.

Climate, Weather, Temperatures:
The Dolomites, being on the "sunny side of the Alps" are usually blessed with lasting high pressure systems in September. However, there is also a chance to see some snow, if a storm hits. Hence, day time temperatures can range from -5C (23F) to 25C (77F).

Notes:
Services Included in the Total Price:
Guiding by an internationally certified (UIAGM/IFMGA) and multilingual mountain guide; use of technical equipment such as "friends" and "stoppers", rope, if needed. Lodging in double rooms in B&Bs, Dormitory in huts and mountain lodges, all dinners and breakfast.

Not Included in the Total Price Are:
Air fares, lunches, drinks, land and local transport (can be included on request)

About This Supplier
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Location: Canada
Joined InfoHub: Dec 2005
Client Request Served: 188

M06115 is owned and operated by Jorg Wilz, Internationally Certified Mountain & Ski Guide (UIAGM / IFMGA), who also guides most of the trips. Jorg's wife Heather helps with logistics and administration. Mountaineering, trekking and back country skiing in Europe, Canada and the US is where most of our...

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