English and french speaking guide
The Valley is a large plateau that develops from 1800 to 2000 meters altitude, between Mount Tartarus and Mount the Altar, in the heart of the Abruzzo National Park, Lazio and Molise.
The numerous karst depressions among the hills of the plateau, favour the formation of small bodies of water, much frequented by the herds of deer in the period of the bellow between September and October.
The route to reach the Valley Far spread mostly in the beech wood: shortly before the Pass of Barrea, at an altitude of 1141 meters above sea level, the trail follows a convenient dirt road for about 1 km, then enters the forest and go up the valley by the river port, in about a couple of hours, in the karst valley of the Lake I Live (see the details >>) at an altitude of 1600 mt above sea level, where the wide prairie, which allows the spectacular views on the ridge of the Monte Petroso; the trail then continues back into the woods for forty minutes and reaches the Valley Long at an altitude 1830 meters above sea level.
The vastness of the spaces, the backdrop of the peaks of the Calculus and of the Altar, the magnificent beech-woods that you pass through to reach it and the large presence of wildlife make the Valley, Long a place of great emotions.
In winter the plateau is full of snow, spectacular to see!
DATES IN PROGRAM YEAR 2018:
-Saturday, September 15 (the program is IN the GRASSLANDS OF the red DEER>>)
-Saturday, September 22, (the program IN the GRASSLANDS OF the red DEER>>)
-Saturday, September 29 (program IN the GRASSLANDS OF the red DEER>>)
-Saturday, October 6 (program IN the GRASSLANDS OF the red DEER>>)
And' possible to request this itinerary, the dates of a custom different from those in the calendar, just contact me for mail.
INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS: you must book within the day preceding the date of the excursion, the better, with a little advance.
For booking: specify the date and the route chosen, the number of participants, provide a contact reference and a contact mobile phone.
To book and for more information you can contact me by phone at 349 3938773 (also sms or wapp), by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or through the form on this page.
When I am in the excursion, the cell phone may be unreachable: send a sms or wapp and I will answer as soon as possible.
LOCATION: National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise (trail PNALM: traits of K6/K5/K4/K3)
DIFFICULTY': excursion in the media. The hike has no technical difficulties, it takes place on mountain trails in wooded areas and meadows with climbs and descents of the average slope, with steeper sections. Hike in the mountains, that all healthy people can deal with.
DEPARTURE ALTITUDE: 1140 m asl
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE REACHED: 1850 mt above sea level
Difference in ALTITUDE: 700 mt positive and 700 mt negative
LENGTH: 15 km (round trip)
Meeting PLACE: in front of the Tourist Office of Alfedena AQ in Piazza Umberto I°, about ten minutes before the scheduled time of departure of the excursion. Moving together with by car (15 min) for the beginning of the path.
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