4 Febb 2018 M. Cagno

DSCN3796Snowshoeing on the mountains just over L’Aquila certainly  to reach the crest of Mt Ocre with great panoramic views of the city and the whole valley of Aterno’s river. A round trip up to Rocca di Cambio and return to the starting point.

We will leave the car on the road to Rocca di Cambio at 1338 meters and start the walk through the woods at the beginning and then reach the top of Mt Ocre (2204m). The hike continues on the ridge till the top of Monte Cagno (2153m) and then down to the village of Rocca di Cambio (possibility to interrupt the excursion at the village). Continuing along the Pass of Rocca di Cambio we return to the starting point.

The hike is considered “challenging” with snowshoes for the gradient and length of the route.

Total difference in altitude: ascent m.900 – Walking time: 5, 30 ‘
Cartography:
Carta 2 CAI Monte Ocre-Monte Cagno … 1:25000

Program:
We will meet at L’ Aquila in a place to decide by telephone. (Probably at Monkey’s Garage. Appointment confirmed by telephone) From here with a 30 min by car to reach the starting point of our hike .

Equipment:
• Hiking Boots
• Backpack
• Windbreaker
• Gloves
• Sunglasses
• Sunscreen
• Warm Hat
• Water bottle 1 liter .
• Small pharmacy staff ( compeed , patches, personal medications )
•  Snowshoes and poles (who has it)
• energy bars
• Camera
• Paper towels

Other dates on request can be agreed with guides.

Participation costs :
20 Euro per person including snowshoes . Discount Monkey’s Garage  members € 15. We reserve the right to confirm the exit after reaching the minimum number of participants.

The price includes: Guide cost. Equipment rental .
The price does not include :
Everything not mentioned in ” The price includes” .

Reservations required:

mountainevolution@gmail.com

or by telephone: +39 3477661126

The program may be modified or terminated by the guide due to the weather or for insufficient technical level of the participants.

Technical level required :
It requires a very good training to walk with snowshoes.

In case of total or partial absence of snow the hike will take place without snowshoes.