BRENTA TREK guided easy trekking from hut to hut in the Brenta Dolomites Italy
Proposal of Mountaineering School Arco Lake Garda for a 5 days
guided trip from
hut to hut. Crossing the Brenta
Dolomites Italy from the South to the North "On the tracks of the bears"
NEWS - PERSONAL GUIDED TRIP AND TUITION ON THE BRENTA TREK
Map of our guided BRENTA TREK 5 days Crossing of Brenta Dolomites
from the South to the North trekking trip from lodge to lodge / from hut to hut.
PRESENTATION AND PREREQUISITES OF THE BRENTA TREK
For 30 years our trekking school has accompanied friends and customers
in the Italian Brenta Dolomites on guided hiking trips
or via ferrata routes (the famous Via delle Bocchette
) from lodge to lodge or hut to hut. So far we had never used the "Trade Mark Brenta Trek"
until in the year 2009 our marketing experts in Italy decided that every trekking in the Brenta Dolomites should
be named Brenta trek. Our alpine guides school
has many offers for rock climbing, mountaineering, high mountains
crossing and via ferratas in the Brenta Dolomites (see our website www.via-ferrata.co.uk
). With our proposal of the Brenta Trek
, we would like
to offer a 5 day guided trekking trip from lodge to lodge crossing from the South to the North, the entire Brenta
, suitable for everybody. The participants only need to have a good physical condition and some
experience in hiking trips in the mountains.
PROGRAM OF THE BRENTA TREK (see report below)
1st day - From San Lorenzo in Banale to Rifugio Agostini (5-6 hours)
2nd day - From Rifugio Agostini to Rifugio Brentei (5 hours)
3rd day - From Rifugio Brentei to Rifugio Graffer (5-6 hours)
4th day - From Rifugio Graffer to Lago di Tovel (5 hours)
5th day - From Lago di Tovel to San Lorenzo in Banale
PRICE AND CONDITIONS of our guided Brenta Trek
Total price is Euro 660 - min. number of participants: 4 pax -
The price includes:
1. Accompaniment by an English speaking, internationally licensed Mountain Guide
2. Half-board in the mountain lodges
of the Brenta Dolomites and in the hut at Lake Tovel
3. taxi from Lake Tovel
to San Lorenzo in Banale.
Please consider the low number of participants because with only 4 people the guide has the possibility to take
care of everybody personally. The rate can reduced only for preformed groups of min. 5 max 7 people with certain
trekking or hiking hut to hut experience.
CALENDAR - BOOKING - WHAT TO BRING ON THE BRENTA TREK
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PROGRAM OF OUR BRENTA TREK IN THE DOLOMITES ALPS OF ITALY
BRENTA TREK - The amazing views in the Brenta Dolomites Italy, the "Bocca di Tuckett"(Tuckett pass)
- The meeting point can be at your hotel at Lake Garda Italy
and then we will
drive on with the minivan of our mountain guide. There is also the possibility to meet directly in San
Lorenzo in Banale
(other possible meeting points to be agreed upon with the participants). From San Lorenzo the guided Brenta trek
leads us through a canyon on a comfortable forest road which can also be used by jeeps. After an hour hiking the
valley is getting wider with colorful meadows, alpine environment and many animals. Here is the empire of the
chamois and marmots, eagles and only recently ibex have been spotted again. In about three hours hiking we reach
Rifugio al Cacciatore (hunters hut) where the food is still excellent even if now there are no more hunters. The guided hiking Brenta Trek
continues after a snack and in two hours we reach Rifugio Agostini
- Around 8 am in the morning we start from Rifugio Agostini and we hike on the
Sentiero Palmieri which is flat at the beginning. After an hour we encounter the first steep slope of the Brenta
trek. Then we move on to the Forcolotta di Noghera (Forcolotta means pass). Here we take a break to enjoy the
panoramic view of the entire Dolomites Brenta Group
. The panorama extends to the Lake Molveno and later we descend
on a serpentine path which ends up on a huge flat meadow adjacent to the majestic wall of the Cima Tosa. We turn
right towards Rifugio Pedrotti alla Tosa (cappuccino or pastasciutta?) and in a quarter of an hour we reach the
famous Bocca di Brenta
. Here we are in the heart of the Brenta Dolomites and on the top of our Brenta trek. In the
Middle Ages some witches used to live here and the local shepherds and hunters went to ask the for good luck and we
are doing the same now! From here begins the "most difficult" line of Brenta treks: descent from Bocca di
Brenta on a snowfield of which only the first 20 meters are steep. Then the trail is leading further downwards
between rocks and equipped with cable until we reach a flat snowfield. From here we can admire the famous Guglia di
and perhaps also the rock climbers on the walls of this fantastic pillar. In an hour easy hiking we reach our
destination of the 2nd day which is Rifugio Brentei
. If the afternoon is boring for you, we may do a "hiking"
to reach Rifugio Alimonta, the highest mountain hut in the Brenta Dolomites.
- Descent from Rifugio Brentei on our Brenta Trek on the most famous route of
the Brenta Dolomites (Sentiero Bogani. We reach Rifugio Casinei which is the lowest point of our Brenta trek
(1,820 m) where a delicious cappuccino is almost mandatory. After the crossing of a forest with many waterfalls and
meadows we are heading towards Vallesinella valley "on the tracks of the bears". Unfortunately we cannot
see any bears since this species is only nocturnal but fresh tracks and deep scratches on the trees are very
impressive. On a zigzag path we go upwards through a wild valley with many bear caves. Later and at the end of a
relatively steep path suddenly Rifugio Graffer al Groste'
is emerging. There are many tourists and even cyclists
but the civilization after three hard days of Brenta Trek has also got its advantages: shower, good food, selection
- After a rich breakfast we depart from Rifugio Graffer at 8.00 in the morning on
an easy hiking path which is a skiing slope in the winter time. In about 40 minutes we reach Passo del Groste' :
our last chance for an espresso or cappuccino. We are leaving civilization behind us and our guided Brenta Trek is taking us
into in a lonely valley where our path is narrowing because it is the home of just a few animals. At first
our path is leading us between rocks and later on through colorful meadows up to Malga Flavona and on a comfortable
forest road to Lago di Tovel
. If you have dreamt a fairy tale in your childhood in which a small lake, a small inn,
fantastic flowers and blue skies were the protagonists, then this dream has become reality now. Lake Tovel,
the "Red Lake", has had a special famous feature in the world because it used to change its color to red
or blue under certain circumstances and on the basis of special bacteria. Your guide has often seen this phenomenon
in his youth but unfortunately not anymore since 50 years.
- Unfortunately today we are leaving this world of fairy tales and in the morning
we go by taxi to San Lorenzo in Banale further on to Lake Garda or home; but we will certainly never forget in our
whole life the happy days of our Brenta Trek hut to hut in Italy
BRENTA TREK - Your guide has grown up in the Brenta Dolomites. He is an intl. licensed mountain guide, English,
German and Italian speaking
Delio' s home is in the walls and routes of the Brenta Dolomites
. He knows many climbing walls in the world but
he is still proceeding on our Brenta trek with the same passion and reverence like he did as a child with his
father who had introduced him into the world of forests, rock towers and animals. Delio can explain to you the history
of every rock or plant in the Brenta Dolomites and he would like to pass on to you the his own mountain experience and
passion for nature.
The dates of the guided Brenta Trek trips is visible on our
Trekking climbing calendar
. You have the possibility to book your individual Brenta Trek (please not during weekends).
You should book by e-mail and at least 30 days before the start of the trip (as we also have to book
the the mountain huts)
What to bring with you on the Brenta Trek:
you must have solid trekking boots (NO SNEAKERS) and a rucksack (50 liter). You will
get a complete list of what to bring at the time of your reservation).
How you have to book and request information on the Brenta Trek:
only by e-mail to
at least 30 days before the start of Brenta Trek.
Program changes: upon your request we can modify the route of Brenta Trek hut to hut through the
Via ferrata delle Bocchette
in the same Dolomites mountain group in Italy
WELCOME TO OUR BRENTA TREK HUT TO HUT DOLOMITES ALPS ITALY!
Many times we are receiving requests from people who would like to go hiking on the Brenta trek excursion
participants (just in 2 people with their partner or a friend) or with special requirements regarding the
program of the trekking tour. This proposal is also dedicated to all those who are not able to match their
dates with our calendar dates of the Brenta trek due to work or holidays. The program of the individual
guided trekking hut to hut
is the same as the normal program of Brenta trek with the option to changes upon request of the customer.
The rate of the 5 days trekking amounts to EUR 885,00 per person (min. 2 pax)
The price includes:
- tuition and guiding by an English speaking, internationally licensed Mountain Guide (UIAGM)
- half-board in the mountain lodges of the Brenta Dolomites and in the hut at Lake Tovel
- taxi rate from Lake Tovel to San Lorenzo in Banale
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact our School Director (Delio 0039 338 699 2778).
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