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Hiking&Trekking

FIXED ROPE ROUTE

Via ferrata perfectly fitted on a façade of almost 500m, surrounded by the green Engadine forest. Transfer to Pontresina by car, a few minutes walk and the adventure begins: steps, beams, rope bridges, spider's webs. Fantastic views over the peaks of the Bernina and a waterfall that flows just a few meters away from the ascent path. At the end of via Ferrata there is an easy path that brings you back to the start.

When: mid-June to mid-October, (depending on weather condition), indicative time: from 9:00 to 16:00.
Where: climbing tower c/o sport field Via Dala Gesa.
Who: for everyone, from 10 years old.
With Livigno Card: 80,00 Euro.
Without Livigno Card: 85,00 Euro.
Booking: needed, the day before by 18:30 at the Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info – or at the Climbing Tower in Via dala Gesa during the opening hours. 
What you need to know: a valid document is required, packed lunch, suitable clothing, walking boots or carved-soled sports shoes and gloves (the one for mountain bike). The fee includes the accompaniment of Alpine Guides and the rental of technical equipment needed (harness, helmet, lanyard). The trip is carried out with min. 2 people, max. 5. 10 % discount for groups with more than 5 participants. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.

EXCURSION TO MORTERATSCH

From Livigno we will travel by car through the Mountain Pass Forcola and Bernina, till reaching the starting point of the cable car Diavolezza; with the gondola we can reach the 3000 mt of the namesake refuge where the descent starts; firstly we will walk along the trail, then directly through the glacier Vedret Pers, at the foot of the north face of Pizzo Palù mountain. After a break at the Isola Persa, a natural staircase leads you at the Moteratsch glacier, where we will walk till its end point at about 2000 meters in the Valley of Morteratsch. Return to the parking lot with the Bernina Express.

When: from mid-June to mid-October (weather conditions allow), on request.
Where: meeting point to be defined at the time of booking.
Who: for good walkers, from 10 years old. 
With Livigno Card: group up to 5 people: 200,00 Euro.  group from 6 to 10 people: 300,00 Euro.
Without Livigno Card: group up to 5 people: 215,00 Euro. group from 6 to 10 people: 325,00 Euro. 
Booking: needed, at the Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info – or at the Climbing Tower in Via dala Gesa during the opening hours. 
What you need to know: a valid document for expatriation is required, mountain clothing (pile, wind jacket or k-Way), sunglasses, packet lunch, trekking shoes. Tickets for the uphill with the cableway Diavolezza and the ticket for the return with the red train of Bernina are in charge of the participants. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.



FIXED-ROPE CLIMB TO PIZ TROVAT at 3146m.

Fixed rope trail equipped with bolted ropes on the western side of Piz Trovat, near the glaciers of Pizzo Palù and Pizzo Bernina. Participants will ascend on the Diavolezza cableway, then take a short downhill trail to where the fixed rope trail begins. After 500 steps, and using the fixed ropes and impressive suspension bridge, participants will reach the peak at 3146 metres from where they can enjoy a breathtaking view over the entire Bernina range. From the summit, the pathway leads back to Diavolezza station for the return to the valley.

When: from mid-June to mid-October (weather conditions permitting), on request.
Where: climbing tower c/o sport field Via Dala Gesa.
Who: for everyone, from 10 years old.
With Livigno Card: 80,00 Euro.
Without Livigno Card: 85,00 Euro.
Booking: needed at the Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info – or at the Climbing Tower in Via dala Gesa during the opening hours. 
What you need to know: you must bring a document which is valid for travelling abroad, suitable clothing (jumper, windproof jacket or K-Way), fixed rope trail kit (harness, quickdraws, helmet), sunglasses, packed lunch, trekking footwear. We also advise you to bring protective gloves (like those used for mountain biking). The return ticket for the Diavolezza cableway must be paid for separately. The tour will be held for a minimum of 2 and maximum of 5 participants. There is a 10% discount if a group of 5 people is organised. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.

INTRODUCTORY MOUNTAIN CLIMBING COURSE

The aim of the course is to teach participants the basics about how to deal with a high mountain environment, accompanied by a guide. It provides for three excursions, organised as follows: half a day on the rocks: during which participants will learn the basics about materials and knots, basic climbing movements, double assisted rope descent; half a day on a glacier: during which participants will learn about ice equipment and how to use it correctly, progression using ropes on both glaciers and mixed terrains; the course ends with a mountain climbing session up to one of the peaks of Livigno; the choice of the peak and climbing route will depend on the technical abilities of the participants.

When: from mid-June to mid-October, on request.
Who: everyone.
With Livigno Card: 220,00 Euro.
Without Livigno Card: 240,00 Euro.
Booking: needed, at the Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info – or at the Climbing Tower in Via dala Gesa during the opening hours. 
What you need to know: the participation fee includes being accompanied by a mountain guide. Participants can hire the necessary technical materials (harness, helmet, and if necessary crampons and axes). This activity will be carried out with a minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 participants. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.

HIKING TOUR TO THE GLACIER GHIACCIAIO DEI FORNI

Have you ever walked on a glacier or crossed hanging bridges?Thanks to this tour you’ll do this: a ring route in Valfurva and in the middle of the Stilfs National Park that reaches the glacier ghiacciaio dei Forni. Along the way you can also find some testimonies of the First World War.

When: from mid-June to mid-October (weather permitting), from 08.30 to 17.30 
Where: Meeting point at the climbing tower located in Via dala Gesa  c.o. sport field 
Who: everyone over 10 years old. 
Price with Livigno Card: 36,00 Euro.
Price without Livigno Card: 38,00 Euro.
Booking: at the Mountain Guides in Via Ostaria 357. Phone +39 0342 996 262 – or c.o. the Climbing Tower in Via dala Gesa during the opening hours. 
What you need to know: mountain wear (batteries, wind or rain jacket), sunglasses, packed lunch and trekking shoes are required. The tour takes place only with at least 5 participants. 10% discount for organized groups composed by 10 people. From Livigno, by car, firstly at Santa Caterina Valfurva and then at Rifugio Forni (3 euros per car). For info please contact Alpine Guides Livigno: +39 0342 996262 - +39 335 432057 info@guidealpine.info

 

EXCURSION ON THE STELVIO NATIONAL PARK

Go hiking in the wild valleys of the northern area of Livigno, in the Stelvio National Park, to observe and photograph the typical animals of our mountains: ibex, chamois, red deer, roe deer, marmots, golden eagles and bearded vultures.The mountain Guide will go with you equipped with field glasses, telescope and tripod. To full enjoy the day it is necessary to leave in the early morning.

When: from mid-June to mid-October (weather permitting), indicative time: from 8:30 to 17:00.
Where: at Ponte Viera – P2.
Who: for good walkers.
With Livigno Card: 30,00 Euro
Without Livigno Card: 35,00 Euro
Booking: needed, at the Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info – or at the Climbing Tower in Via dala Gesa during the opening hours. 
What you need to know: packed lunch, suitable clothing, trekking shoes. Recommended binoculars and photographic equipment.  The trip is carried out with min. 5 or max. 20 people. U10% discount for organized groups of at least 8 people. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.

LIVIGNO’S PEAKS

Reach the highest peaks of Livigno on hiking itineraries for a unique experience at high altitude surrounded by a breathtaking landscape. Piz Paradisin (3302) – Corno di Campo (3232) – Pizzo Val Nera (3188) Salite su roccia: Cima di Cavagl (2991) – Piz da Tropion (3048)"

When: from mid-June to mid-October (weather permitting), on request.
Where: meeting point to be defined at the time of booking.
Who: for good walkers.
With Livigno Card: 100,00 Euro.
Without Livigno Card: 105,00 Euro.
Booking: at the Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info – or at the Climbing Tower in Via dala Gesa during the opening hours. 
What you need to know: suitable clothing (sweater, cap, gloves, wind or rain jacket),  sunglasses, packed lunch and trekking shoes. The fee includes equipment hire and assistance by an Alpine Guide. The activity takes place with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 participants. 10% discount for organized groups of  4 people. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.



EXCURSION TO PIZ MORTERATSCH (3751m. a.s.l.) / PIZ TCHIERVA (3546m. a.s.l.)

A mountaineering experience in the spectacular backdrop of Val Roseg. Set off from Livigno early Wednesday afternoon, travel on to Pontresina and make the uphill climb through the beautiful Val Roseg to the comfortable cabin of Rifugio Tcherva. Enjoy dinner in and an overnight stay at the cabin. Head to Vedrettin da Tcherva, the glacier set between Piz Morteratsch and Piz Tcherva the next morning. We’ll then decide whether to make the uphill climb to one peak or the other in order to enjoy the view at 4000m of the central alps depending on the weather conditions.

When: from mid-June to mid-October (weather conditions permitting), on request.
Where: meeting point to be defined at the time of booking.
Who: for everyone aged 13 and up. You’ll need experience with excursions and to be fit.
With Livigno Card: 205,00 Euro.
Without Livigno Card: 215,00 Euro.
Booking: needed, the day before by 18:30 at the Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info – or at the Climbing Tower in Via dala Gesa during the opening hours. 
What you need to know: you need to take a document valid for expatriation, suitable clothing for the mountains (trousers and a fleece, windproof jacket, hat, gloves), sunglasses, packed lunch, suitable footwear for the mountains, crampons, axe, harness. All the necessary technical equipment can be hired (harness, axe, crampons). The participation fee includes the presence of a mountain guide, and accommodation in the cabin including dinner (not drinks), the overnight stay and breakfast. Excursions run with a minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 participants. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.

NEW - THE TOPS OF THE CENTRAL ALPS

Climbs on the most beautiful peaks of the Central Alps N.B. l’italiano era Cantrali, easy mountain climbing along normal routes with itineraries that are mainly on the glacier, right up to 4000m.. Ideal preparation for more challenging ascents or in order to try out the “4000” of the Alps. Some of the ascents can be made in a day, for others an overnight stay in a mountain retreat or campsite is necessary.

Ortles Group – Cevedale: Ortles (3905m), Gran Zebrù (3857m), Cevedale (3769m), San Matteo (3678m).
Bernina Group: Pizzo Bernina (4050m), Pizzo Palù (3906m), Piz Roseg (3937m).
High peaks: Cima Piazzi (3440m), Cima Lago Spalmo (3265m), Cima Viola (3374m).

When
: from mid June to mid Oktober
With Livigno Card: prices start at 135Euro/person.
Without Livigno Card: prices start at 145Euro/person.
Booking: compulsory c/o Guide Alpine Livigno: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info – or at climbing tower in Via dala Gesa during opening hours.
What you need to know: the participation fee includes accompaniment by an alpine guide and hire of the necessary technical materials (harness, helmet, as well as crampons and an ice axe if necessary). Maximum number of 3 participants per guide.

VISIT TO THE SWISS NATIONAL PARK CENTRE

Created by Grisons architect Valerio Olgiati, the clear and seductive lines of the Park Centre building represents an unusual spatial concept. There are four rooms illustrating the Swiss National Park from different children’s perspectives as in "The Path of Discovery": an exploration of nature utilising exciting and challenging notions.

When: from 10th May to 28th October, from 8:30 – 18:00.  
Where: Swiss National Park - Zernez Visitors Center (CH)
Who: for everyone.
With Livigno Card: 5,00 Euro. Children under 6 free of charge.
Without Livigno Card: 6,50 Euro. Children under 6 free of charge.
Booking: not needed.
What you need to know: a valid document is required.

 

CAROSELLO 3000 - EXCURSION TO MONTE DELLE REZZE (MADONON)

The offer includes a return ticket with the Carosello 3000 gondola lift, an easy excursion with the Alpine Guides of Livigno up to Madonon, one of the most spectacular view-points of Livigno valley . When you return to the Ristoro Carosello 3000, you can have lunch with a single dish with local specialties (polenta, sausage, ribs, cheese and mushrooms).

When: every Sunday of July and August at 10.00 h
Where: meeting with the guide at the arrival of the Carosello 3000 cable car (San Rocco area)
With Livigno Card: 30.00 Euro adults - 27.00 Euro reduced.
Without Livigno Card: 31.00 Euro adults - 28.00 Euro reduced.
Booking: not required.
What you need to know: recommended clothing and shoes  appropriate


VENTURING INTO VALLE DELLE MINE

A fantastic journey into the nature of Valle delle Mine: a kick-start with a thrill with a short railway and a cable car suspended over the river, continuing with fords, paths of balance and skill.

When: from 3rd July to 1st September, every Tuesday from 9:30 to 13:00 and on Saturdays from 14:30 to 17:30.
Where: meeting point Tresgénda P6 – Tresenda Church.
Who: for everyone, from 7 years old.
With Livigno Card: 13,50 Euro. Families 32,00 Euro  (2 adults + 1 child 7-15 years old).
Without Livigno Card: 15,00 Families  35,00 Euro (2 adults + 1 child 7-15 years old).
Active Hotel: free.
Booking: needed, the day before by 18:00 at the Tourist Office.
What you should know: appropriate clothing, hiking boots or carved-soled sports shoes. Recommended mountain bike gloves. The fee includes the accompaniment of Mountain Guides and the use of the necessary technical equipment (harness and helmet). Max. 35 people. Children participating in the activity must be accompanied by at least one adult. On request, you can organize the activity on other days. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.


FAMILY EXCURSIONS

The mountain guides organize themed half-day walks for those who like to enjoy the nature with the their family in a peaceful atmosphere discovering the forests and wildlife of Livigno.

When: from 4thJuly  to 29th August, every Wednesday from 9:30 to 13:00.
Who: for everyone.
With Livigno Card: 5,00 Euro per person – Family: 12,50 Euro (2 adults + 1 child aged 4 to 15).
Without Livigno Card: 7,00 Euro per person – Family: 17,00 Euro (2 adults + 1 child aged 4 to 15).
Family Hotel: free.
Booking: needed, the day before by 18:00 at the Tourist Office.
What you need to know: comfortable and appropriate wear. We suggest you to bring cameras and binoculars with you. Children under 3 years old do not pay. Dogs are not allowed. For info please contact Alpine Guides: +39 371 3892480 info@guidealpine.info.


- 5 July Cascata di Val Nera Where: Alpe Vago – P8
- 12 July Val Saliente Where: Calcheira – P3  
- 19 July Sorgente Solforosa Where: Ponte Viera - P2
- 26 July Cascata di Val Nera Where: Alpe Vago – P8
- 2 August Val Federia Where: Calcheira – P3
- 9 August Val Saliente Where: Calcheira – P3
- 16 August Sorgente Solforosa Where: Ponte Viera - P2
- 23 August Cascata di Val Nera Where: Alpe Vago – P8
- 30 August Val Alpisella – Torto Where: Latteria – P4