|Questions and Answers
M17409 is the only local company in the Dolomites specializing in and providing unique adventure travel experiences in one of the most beautiful UNESCO natural settings on Earth.
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
With over 15 years of experience we start in 2009 with the creation of custom adventures in the Dolomites.
2. What is your company's mission?
Our mission is to offer to the most demanding and exclusive clientele stylish and low impact programs that provide excellent quality and value.
3. What does your company specialize in?
We’re the experts. We know the ins and outs of every Dolomite valley, and bring local knowledge and insight to create the perfect custom bespoke trip.
Our company is specialized in: Gourmet ski safaris, snowshoe and ski-touring trips in winter.
Guided & selfguided (or mixed) hiking & biking tours, guided Via ferrata and climbing trips in summer.
We offer also: Photography, Yoga & Honeymoon trips & guided or self-guided Venice extensions.
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
Agustina Lagos Marmol is the owner and founder of Dolomite Mountains. She is a multi-lingual world traveler, adventurer, climber and devout hiker. She has traveled and lived in various countries, but her heart is shared between the Dolomites, where she currently lives, and Patagonia, where she grew up fly fishing and horseback riding on her family’s Estencia. In 1994, she discovered the Dolomites while working for Butterfield & Robinson, which led her to settle down in this magical part of the world and to start her own outdoor company: Dolomite Mountains.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
Our most popular travel package in winter is the Gourmet & Ski Safari, because its possible to explore on skis 12 ski areas of the Dolomites featuring 1,200 km of prepared pistes, moving from hut-to hut each night and experience the refined cuisine of northern Italy accompanied by excellent wines. In Summer we offer the famous Haute Routes guided or self-guided because it offers „the best of the best“ of the Dolomites.
Ranging from easy hikes to challenging via ferrata, there are 8 Alta Via in all, of varying lengths from 6 to 13 days. Each trail traverses a section of the Dolomites from top to bottom, north to south, maintaining medium-high altitude and exploring spectacular angles of the different mountainous groups of the range. And, on any one of the routes you can expect to see vistas of up to 80 percent of all the Dolomites!
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
Meet every expectation and need.