ALTA VIA 2 DOLOMITES, DAY 5

(part 2.) Lessons learned and summary: Despite “no entry” signs, it’s OK to take the asphalt path leading around Lago di Fedaia basin. Stores in Malga Ciapla close mid-September when the season ends. (Were already closed on 17th of September) Long ascent from Malga Ciapela onwards with lack of suitable camping spots When we getContinue reading “ALTA VIA 2 DOLOMITES, DAY 5”

ALTA VIA 2 DOLOMITES, DAY 4

Lessons learned and summary: Alternative route to the desolate section of yesterday’s stage (for advanced hikers) – via ferrata to the summit of Piz Boé (3,125 m.n.m.) Crossover from South Tyrol to Trento province at this stage Quite a “civilized” section (many huts on the way – Rifugio Forcella Pordoi, Viel del Pan), resorts PassoContinue reading “ALTA VIA 2 DOLOMITES, DAY 4”

GR240 – SULAYR, DAY 5

Key lessons learned and trip summary: It rains…even in dry Sierra Nevada Pack enough food! The calorie outtake is huge and the hunger will come Useful phrase: “¿Hay alguien por aquí?” (“Is anyone here?)” I’m asleep – dreaming. I have a dream that I’m taking a hot shower. Ooooh…how enjoyable. Wait….But something’s wrong. As I’mContinue reading “GR240 – SULAYR, DAY 5”