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WINTER IN ITALY

Winter in Italy 2012 Skitouring

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Iceclimbing

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Freeride

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Snowshoeing

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ITALY

Ski touring in the Dolomites During this week we add to the thrill of ski touring, the emotion of traversing unique alpine sceneries and reaching the most famous places of the Dolomites. We will get lost in the silence of these fairy tale mountains and experience a holiday exploring the Marmolada, Pelmo and Civetta. This itinerary is suitable also for those who have never done ski touring before or more than one day of it. Code: Country: Type: Duration:

ITDSI Italy Ski touring 7 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

*** max. 3000m Jan - Mar Hotel/Mountain Inn

Departure: Group: Guiding:

14/01 & 24/03/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM Mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 970 € 15 NN

Daily programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual skiingand climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi.

1° Day - Arrival Arrival at Alleghe and meeting with the guide in the evening. Briefing and equipment control Accommodation: Hotel D 2° Day - Ski touring Forca Rossa - Cima D'Auta Accommodation: Hotel B,D 3° Day - Ski touring Tofana di Rozes o Pordoi Accommodation: Hotel B,D 4° Day - Ski touring Pelmo Val d’Arcia Accommodation: Hotel B,D 5° Day - Ski touring Traverse the Pale di San Martino until Rifugio Rosetta Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 6° Day - Ski touring Descned along the Val delle Comelle Accommodation: Hotel B,D 7° Day Breakfast and departure Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 2


Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full board Cost includes UIAGM mountain guide during the whole itinerary, double room halfboard accommodation in Hotel at Alleghe, private and public transfers as per programme Inscription cost Medical-Luggage Insurance Cost does not include Drinks and Extra in the hotel, IN/OUT transfer, personal equipment, meals not noted on the itinerary, everyting not mentioned before Equipment ARVA, shovel, freeride skis (possibility to rent)

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ISLANDS

Etna - skiing on the highest volcano of Europe Ski touring on the Etna, a unique experience Ski touring in exotic places does not have to be far away…in Italy, more precisely on the Etna we can ski being surrounded by ancient traditions and a culture that is centuries old, on a volcano that does not only gives us sensational emotions…… Code: Country: Type: Duration:

ITSET Italy Ski touring 4 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

**/*** max. 3300m Winter B&B

Departure: Group: Guiding

04/02/2012 min. 4 participanrs UIAGM mountain guide

Cost Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 710 € 15 NN

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual skiing and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi.

1° Day - Arrival Arrival at Catania in the evening. Meeting with the guide and transfer to the hotel at Nicolosi. Accommodation: B&B 2° Day Ski touring on the north face of Piano Provenzana. Accommodation: B&B B 3° Day Ski touring on the south face of Etna and ascent of the crater situated on the summit Accommodation: B&B B 4° Day Last excursion in the valley of Bove and transfer to Catania airport Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full Board Cost includes English speaking UIAGM mountain guide, local transfer as per programme, double room B&B accommodation as per programme Inscription cost Medical-Luggage insurance Cost does not include Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 4


Flights, transfers, insurance fo any kind, meals not noted in the itinerary, items of personal nature (phone calls, laundry, drinks etc), everythign not mentioned before

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ITALY - PIEDMONT

Skitouring in the Maira Valley 4 Days of Skitouring for beginners The Maira valley is THE skitouring paradise in Italy. No skilifts, mountains that rise up to 3000m, good snow conditions, nearly unkown and marvellous skitours without meeting anybody. The skitouring itself is not the easiest one and you need to be a good skier on piste prior to try it out here. With our guide you will experience the skitouring in total safety and he will give you many hints on how to improve your tecinque in order to try the next time more difficult skitours. NOTE: there is the possibility to adjust the programme for expert skiers with more difficult skitours Code: Country: Type: Duration:

ITVMP Italy - Piedmont Skitouring 4 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

medium skier max. 2740m Jan - Mar Locanda

Departure: Group: Guiding:

11/02/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL supplement:

€ 710 € 15 NN

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and the fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual walking and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi

1° Day - Arrival Arrival at Chialvetta on your own. Meeting with the guide in the afternoon, briefing of the following days, In order to reach the valley you need to take the highway A6 (Savona - Torino) and exit at Cuneo. From here follow the signs to Dronero - Valle Maira. Accommodation: Locanda D 2° Day - Chialvetta - Soleglio Bue (2413m) Elevation gain/loss: 1000m Difficulty: MS Time needed: 4h.30’ (3h of ascent) Accommodation: Locanda B,D 3° Day - Chialvetta - Bric Cassin (2630m) Elevation gain/loss: 1150m Difficulty: MS Time needed: 5h.00’ (3h30’ of ascent) Accommodation: Locanda B,D 4° Day - Chialvetta - Colle Enchiausa (2740m) and departure

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Elevation gain/loss: 1250m Difficulty: MS Time needed: 5h.30’ (4h of ascent) Return to the Pension and departure on your own. Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full board Cost includes UIAGM mountain guide, accommodation as per programme (best accommodation possible, double room or dormitory style) with halfboard service, meals as noted Inscription cost Medical insurance Cost does not include IN/OUT transfer, local transfers, meals not noted, extra nights, insurance, items of personal nature, single supplement, everything not mentioned above.

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ITALY - PIEDMONT

Skitouring in the Maira valley 1 week of skitouring for experts The Maira valley is THE skitouring paradise in Italy. No skilifts, mountains that rise up to 3000m, good snow conditions, nearly unkown and marvellous skitours without meeting anybody. The skitouring itself is already more difficult as you need to have a little experience also in other places. With our guide you will experience the skitouring in total safety and he will give you many hints on how to improve your tecinque in order to have much more fun. Code: Country: Type: Duration:

ITVME Italy - Piedmont Skitouring 8 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

Good skiers max. 3000m Jan - Mar Locanda

Departure: Group: Guiding:

03/03/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL supplement:

€ 1.300 € 15 NN

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and the fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual walking and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi

1° Day - Arrival Arrive at Chialvetta in the Maira valley. Meeting with the guide in the afternoon, briefing of the trip, In order to reach the Maira valley you need to take the motorway A6 (Savona Torino) and exit at Cuneo. From there just follow the signs to Dronero - Valle Maira. Accommodation: Locanda D 2° Day - Chialvetta - Vanclava (2877m) - Chialvetta Elevation gain/loss:: 1400m Difficulty: BS Time needed: 5h (3h 30’ of acent) Accommodation: Locanda B,D 3° Day - Chialvetta - Auto Vallonasso (2883m) - Chialvetta Elevation gain/loss: 1400m Accommodation: Locanda B,D 4° Day - Saretto - Soubeyran circuit (2700m) - Saretto Elevation gain/loss: 1200m Difficulty: BS Time needed: 5h.30’ (4h of ascent) Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 5° Day - Campo Base - Ciaslaras (3000m) - Campo Base Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 8


Elevation gain/loss: 1370m Difficulty: BS Time needed: 5h.30’ (4h of ascent) Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 6° Day - Campo Base - Albrage (3010m) - Campo Base Elevation gain/loss: 1380m Difficulty: BS Time needed: 5h.30’ (4h of ascent) Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 7° Day - Traverse Lausetto - Cervetto (2981m) - Chiappera Elevation gain/loss: 1470m Difficulty: BS Time needed: 5h.30’ (4h of ascent) Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 8° Day - Departure Breakfast and departure on your own Accommodation: Rifugio B,D BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full board Cost includes UIAGM mountain guide, accommodation as per programme (best accommodation possible, double room or dormitory style) with halfboard service, meals as noted, local transfer as needed in order to reach the daily starting points Inscription cost Medical insurance Cost does not include IN/OUT transfer, meals not noted, extra nights, insurance, items of personal nature, single supplement, everything not mentioned above.

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ISLANDS

Corsica - Ski touring in the Mediterranean Ski touring between granit mountains and the sea - a fascinating combination

Skiing the mountains of the famous GR20 trek is a unique experience! To reach the summit of Paglia Orba and to see the sea in the background is a breathtaking moment! And this, not having even mentioned the couloirs and valleys of this island, and the unique landscape, that make this experience unforgettable! This porgamme is for good skiiers, some days are long with a huge elevation gain and loss. It is neccessary to be able to cope with certain situation in mountain environment and to collaborate with the rest of the group. Code: Country: Type: Duration:

COSKI Corsica Ski touring 7 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

**/*** max. 2500m winter B&B

Departure: Group: Guiding:

11/02/2012 min. 6 participants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 990 € 15 on request

Daily Programme This programme may be modified according to weather & mountain conditions and physical shape of the group members. This will be decided by the guide after consultation with the group.

1° Day - Arrival Meeting with the guide late in the afternoon at Corte. Briefing and equipment control. Accommodation: Hotel 2° Day Ski touring at Punta Artica Accommodation: Hotel B 3° Day Ski touring at Monte Renoso Accommodation: Hotel B 4° Day Ski touring at Paglia Orba Accommodation: Hotel B 5° Day Ski touring at Monte Cinto Accommodation: Hotel B 6° Day Ski touring Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 10


Accommodation: Hotel B 7° Day Breakfast and departure on your own Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full board Cost includes Double room B&B accommodation in Hotel at Corte, english speaking mountain guide during the itinerary, local transfer as per programme Inscription cost Medical- luggage insurance Le quote non comprendono Corsica IN/OUT transfer, meals not noted in the programme, drinks and extra, everything not mentioned before

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ITALY

Abruzzo- skiing on the Appenino 3 Days & 3 classics of central Appenini If you wish to get an idea of the most beautiful and classic ski excursions of Abruzzo probably this itinerary is the right one for you! One long weekend, from Friday to Sunday, three excursions on three mountains, simbols of this region: the "high traverse" for the highest summit of the Appenini, the Corno Grande (2912m), the "rava della Giumeta bianca" in the Maiella in order to reach Mount Amaro (1600m of descent) and, finally, the "Maiori" canal to Sirente. This itinerary is suitable for all skiers in good phisical shape, some days are long and with a lot of elevation gains and losses. It is important to be able to adapt to every situation and to collaborate with the other group members. Code: Country: Type: Duration:

ITSAB Italy Ski touring 3 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

**/*** max. 2912m winter B&B

Departure: Group: Guiding:

10/03 & 01/04/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL supplement:

€ 660 € 15 upon request

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual skiing and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi.

1° Day - Arrival Meeting at Fonte Cerreto, Assergi, at the lift station to Campo Imperatore. We take the lift in order to start the ascent to the summit of the western summit of the Corno Grande (2912m) and descent to Prati di Tivo. Elevation gain: 800m Elevation loss: 1300m Private bus transfer to Calascio where we will stay this night Accommodation: B&B D 2° Day Transfer to S. Leonardo Pass situated in the Maiella park in order to ascent Monte Amaro following the "rava della Giumeta Bianca" or Direttissima. Elevation gain and loss: 1400m Return to Calascio for the night Accommodation: B&B B,D 3° Day Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 12


Transfer to Rocca di Mezzo in order to reach the feet of the culoir Maiori for the ascent of Mount Sirente. Elevation gain and loss: approx. 1000m Transfer back to the cars and short stop at the best pastrie store of Rocca di Mezzo, to say goodbye. Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full board Cost includes Double/Triple room accommodation in B&B with half board service, UIAGM Mountain guide during the whole itinerary, private transfers as per programme Inscription cost Medical-Luggage insurance Cost does not include IN/OUT transfer, meals not noted on the itinerary, drinks and extras at the hotel, everything not mentioned before

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ITALY - FRANCE - SWITZERLAND

Haute Route “Courmayeur - Chamonix – Zermatt” The most ancient, famous and desired among the hautes routes of the alpine range. In no other place you can ski in the heart of the glaciers, have breathtaking panoramas and ascent spectacular passes and summits - AT THE SAME TIME! There are many possible variants, but we have chosen to pass by Verbier and to combine the best panoramic spots, the best descents and a good accommodation. The difficulty of the daily excursions is for good alpinists which are used to ski in these surroundings. It is important to arrive in good fisical shape and with some experience under the skins, this itinerary is not to underrate and the days are long. We recommend to have a spare day in order to be prepared for every occasion. Code: Country: Type: Duration:

FRCHZ Ita-Fra - Swi. Ski touring 7 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

*** (BSA) max. 3800m winter, spring Rifugi/Hotel

Departure: Group: Guiding:

16/04/2011 min. 6 participants UIAGM Mountain Guide

Cost: inscription cost SGL supplement

€ 1.025 € 15 NN

Daily programme This programme may be modified according to weather & mountain conditions and physical shape of the group members. We recommend to have a spare/reserve day in case of last minute modifications during the traverse.

1° Day - Courmayeur – Vallee Blanche – Argentiere. Meeting at 09.30 at the bus station at Aosta. From here, after a short equipment check, taxi to Courmayeur. We take the Mont Blanc lift until Punta Hellbronner from where we descend the easy but marvellous Valle Blanche. This day is usefull in order to know each others better and to solve some eventual equipment problem. Transfer to Argentiere. Accommodation: Hotel 2° Day - Argentiere – Col de Chardonnet – Champex We depart with the first run of the lift to Grand Montets and descent skiing on the Argentiere glacier. Still on the glacier we put on the skins to ascent the Col de Chardonnet (3323m). We descend a short but steep couloir (with rope) to the Saleina glacier in order to reascent immediately to the Fenetre de Saleina (3267m). Here opens the Plateau de Trient which we will cross. Afterwards we descend on a short and steep slope, riascent to Colle Escandies from where we reach the Arpette valley which offers a fantastic descent to Champex where we will stay this night. Elevation gain: 1240m Elevation loss: 1700m Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 14


Accommodation: Hotel B 3° Day - Champex - Cabane de Monfort After breakfast we transfer to Verbier (bus or taxi), famous skiing station with the characteristic swiss athmosphere. From here we take the lift to Attelas and then we go up to the Cabane du Monfort (2460m) where we will stay this night. Elevation gain: 100m Elevation loss: 1500m Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 4° Day - Cabane de Monfort – Prafleuri We start this day with the ascent of Chaux Col (2942m) and afterwards of Mornin Col (3000m) in order to arrive on the Rosa Blanche (3340m). After these spectacular ascents we enjoy the descent on the Prafleuri glacier until we reach the Cabane de Prafleuri. Elevation gain: 1010m Elevation loss: 925m Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 5° Day - Cabane de Prafleuri – Cabane des Dix Ascent the Roux Pass (2770m) and descent to Barma (2460m) from where we see the Dix lake which stands in a beautiful contrast to the snowy mountains. After a short traverse on the lakeside we ascent towards the Pas du Chat which takes us to the hut at the feet of the imposing north face of Mont Blanc du Cheillon. Elevation gain: 660m Elevation loss: 550m Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 6° Day - Cabane de Dix – Cabane des Vignettes We start with a short descent in order to affront the long ascent to the Passaggio di Serpentine. From here we ascent the Pigne d'Arolla, the highest point of this week with its 3798m. After a short break we continue descending to the Cabane des Vignettes (3160m) situated in a spectacular setting. Elevation gain: 875m Elevation loss: 704m Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 7° Day - Cabane des Vignettes – Zermatt The most beautiful day of the whole week. We ascent the Col de Eveque (3390m), the Passo del Mont Brule (3215m) and at the end the Passo di Valpelline (3570m). We can leave the bagpacks here and ascent the Tete Blanche where we can admire the marvellous panorama of the Dent Blanche and the Cervino. A gorgeous descent takes us to the Sconbielhutte and then in the shadow of the north face of the Cervino to Zermatt. Elevation gain:1230m Elevation loss: 2536m From here with the lifts we go up to the Rosà Plateau and descent to Cervinia from where we can transfer to Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Fullboard Cost includes UIAGM Mountain Guide during the whole programme, Accommodation in Rifugio with halfboard service (dormitory style), accommodation in B&B at Argentiere and Champex Inscription cost Medical - luggage insurance Does not include Drinks and extra in the Rifugi, transfer, personal equipment, meals not noted in the itinerary, everything not mentioned before Equipment

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Personal tranceiver, A “classic” ice axe; twelve-point crampons, Ski-touring skis, binders & skins, 50-litre backpack, Wind/water proof jacket, Fleece pants and wind/water proof pants, Warm underwear, light dressing for the mountain lodge (sweatshirt and pants), comfortable shoes, Toiletries (few), towel, Gloves, sun hat, cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, Small first aid kit, Water bottle or thermos NOTE As the programm takes place in Italy, France and Switzerland you need to have your passport (valid!) with you and some cash Take some energy bars etc with you If possible plan one day more so you are prepared to everything

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AUSTRIA

Skiroute Hoch Tirol Considered the Chamonix-Zermatt of the eastern Alps, this long and demanding traverse discloses authentic “jewels” to be found both in the landscape and in the warmth of the mountain huts. The trip covers some of the highest peaks in Austria, winding through South Tyrol, Salzburger and Carinzia. It starts in Kasern in the Valle Aurina (Italy) but soon crosses the Austrian border to end at the Gross Glockner, the highest peak of the eastern Alps (3798m). The itinerary rolls through glaciers and valleys and includes the ascents of the Gross Venediger (3674m), the Grosser Geiger (3360m) and the Granatspitzer (3086m). These peaks are not very difficult but the use of crampons and ice-axe is required. You will enjoy the hospitality and warmth of the Hoch Tyrol, an experience that makes this trip unforgettable. Code: Country: Type: Duration:

AUTAU Austria Ski touring 7 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

*** (BSA/OSA) max. 3798m winter, spring Refuges

Departure: Group: Guiding:

22/04/2012 min. 6 participants UIAGM Mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 960 € 15 NN

Programma giornaliero This programme may be modified according to weather & mountain conditions and physical shape of the group members. We recommend to have a spare/reserve day in case of last minute modifications during the traverse.

1° giorno - Afternoon meeting in Casere (BZ), Italy Meeting hour and venue will be forwarded to participants before departure. We suggest that you leave the car in Brunico and reach Casere by bus. Overnight in Garni Accommodation: Garni 2° giorno - Casere (1556m) – Reggentorl (3056m) – Essener Rostocker Hutte (2208m) From Casere we climb up the Windtal following an old smuggler route to reach the Hint. Umaltori (2848m). We then cross the Umbalkees and another pass - the Reggentorl (3056m) to reach the mountain hut. Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 3° giorno - Essener Rostocker Hutte – Grosser Geiger (3360m) – Johannishutte (2121m) Massive skiing in a very scenic surrounding will take us to the ascent of the famous Gross Geiger (3360m) Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 4° giorno - Johannishutte – Gross Venediger (3674m) – Matreier taurenhaus (1512m)

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This is a strenuous but rewarding day: we first climb the Gross Venediger (3674m) and then descent to the magnificent Innergschloss valley, taking some 2000m of vertical drop. A good shower and a comfy bed will make us recover our energy for the next day. Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 5° giorno - Matreier Taurenhaus – Sonnblick (3088m) – Alpinzentrum Rudolfshutte (2311m) We first reach the Dabersee Lake and then climb the Amertaler Hohe (2784m). Once got down in the Landeck Valley we climb up the Garnaterscharte and, at last, the Stubacher Sonnblick peak. Here we start a fantastic descent to the Alpinzentrum. Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 6° giorno - Alpinzentrum Rudolfshutte – Granaterspitze (3086m) – Luckenerhaus (1918m) To reach the Granaterspitze we face a smooth uphill followed by a steep descent of its southern wall that will take us to the Dorfertal. Transfer by van from the Taurewirt hotel (1500 m) to the Lucknerhaus (1918 m). From here we reach the Studlhutte (2801 m) starting point of the GrossGlockner ascent. Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 7° giorno - Gross Glockner Summit (3798m) This is a demanding ascent because part of it is developing on mixed ground. From the top we go down to Kals (1325 m) where we get a van transfer to Matrei. We'll reach Brunico by train (via Lienz). Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full Board Cost includes UIAGM Mountain guide during the whole itinerary, accommodation in Refugues with halfbord service (dormitory style), B&B accommodation in Casere Inscription Medical- luggage insurance Not included Drinks and extra in the Refuges, transfers, personal equippment, meals not noted on the itinerary, everything not mentioned above Equippment Personal tranceiver, A “classic” ice axe; twelve-point crampons, Ski-touring skis, binders & skins, 50-litre backpack, Wind/water proof jacket, Fleece pants and wind/water proof pants, Warm underwear, light dressing for the mountain lodge (sweatshirt and pants), comfortable shoes, Toiletries (few), towel, Gloves, sun hat, cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, Small first aid kit, Water bottle or thermos

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AUSTRIA

Skitouring in the Stubai valley Immagine to arrive at the end of large and deep valley and to have in front of you an imposing amount of ice and snow: this is the Glacier of Stubai, the largest in whole Austria! Numerous lifts take avid skiers up to the glacier where the snow is perfect even off season. We will ski the hidden valleys of this glacier, staying in cosy mountain inns and exploring the region every day. Code: Country: Type: Duration:

AUSTU Austria Ski touring 3 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

*** (BSA/OSA) max. 3235m autumn - spring Mountain Inn

Departure: Group: Guiding:

15/04/2012 min. 4 partecipants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 460 € 15 NN

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual skiing and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi.

1° Day - Arrival Meeting at Luesen (1636m) situated at the end of the panoramic Sellarin valley. From this point we ascent, surrounded by white, snowy summits and glaciers to the Rifugio Westfahlenhaus (2273m). Accommodation: Rifugio D 2° Day - Längentaler Weisser Kogel (3217 m) The Längentaler Weisser Kogel is situated at the end of the Längental, from here the Ötztal seems very close. The mountain "hides" behind the Bachfallenkogel (3176m) in front of the Rifugio. This mountain is a classic place for ski touring because of the wild and untouched traverse and the surrounding panorama. From the mountain inn we descend to the valley floor and ascent south to the Seeblaskogel. Here we ascent towards the Längentaljoch but before reaching it we continue on the ridge between Längentaler Weißer Kogel and the Bachfallenkopf. We leave our skis some few metres before the summit. The descend surely will pay for the long ascent we have done and leads us back to the Rifugio. Duration: Approx. 4 hours Elevation gain/loss: 945m Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 3° Day - Seeblaskogel (3235 m) or Winnebacher Weisskogel (3185 m)

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The Hohe Seeblaskogel is THE mountain for ski touring. Our trail traverses the Grünen Tatzen Ferner being surrounded by snowy summits. The ascent is long and tiering but we will have a marvellous descent, that , with the right snow conditions, will be pure fun. Duration: approx. 4 hours Elevation gain/loss: 962m We reach the Winnebacher Weisskogel ascending for 2 hours towards the Winnebachjoch. From here we head north and ascend towards the Weisskogelferner. We leave the skis near the summit. The descent varies a lot, short, sometimes steep slopes with afterwards gradual descents are a lot of FUN! Duration: 3,30 hours Elevation gain/loss: 912m We return to the Rifugio pick up the luggage and descend to the valley floor...... Sistemazione: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Fullboard Cost includes English speaking mountain guide during the programme, halfboard accommodation in mountain inn (dormitory style) as per programme. Inscription cost Medical-Luggage insurance Cost does not include Drinks, shower (€2,50 every 5min) and extra in the Rifugio, transfer, personal equipment, meals not noted in the itinerary, everything not mentioned before Equipment: Avalance transceiver, ice axe, crampons, ski with skins for skitouring, bagpack with min. 40lt capacity, windstopper, pile, termal underwear, hat, sunscreen, gloves, (2 pairs), sunglasses, thermos, swiss army knife, essential needings for shower etc.

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SWITZERLAND

Ski Touring in the Bernese Oberland …with your skins on the most impressing glaciers of the Alps… The Bernese Oberland (also Bernese Highlands), also known as the Jungfrau region, are a vast territory in the swiss alps near the fampus Vallais. Its enormous glaciers make it a perfect place for skitouring as also do the many summits above 4000m. Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger create a fascinating panorama, and are famous all over the world for the alpine ascents. No other place in the alps makes you feel so alone and in freedom, 10 4000m peaks surround this region and vast glaciers welcome skiers in winter and mountaineerers in summer. If we reach the minum of 9 participants we will have two guides and can divide the group into two in order to do an easy route and a difficult one. The easy routes are for skitourers on their second experience of skitouring. The easy routes are not particularly demanding and offer tours in a magic suurddounding. The difficult options are for EXPERT skitourers in perfect fisical fitness! Code: Country: Typ: Duration:

SVOBS Switzerland Skitouring 4 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

1) BS/MSA, 2) BSA/OSA 2850m – 4048m Winter - Spring Rifugio

Departure: Group: Guiding:

21/04/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 720 € 15 NN

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and the fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual walking and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi

1° Day - Arrival Meeting at the railwaystation of Goppenstein in the morning. We take the train to Interlaken and continue untilo the Jungfraujoch (3458m) From the train station with the skins under our skis we reach in 40min the Rifugio Mönchjoch at 3620m. Accommodation: Rifugio D 2° Day Ascent to the Gross Fischerhorn (4048m) and descent to the Rifugio Finteraarhorn at 3048m. The easy route descend to Konkordiaplatz and ascent the Grünhornlucke in orde to redescent to the Rifugio. Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 3° Day

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Ascent the Grünegghorn (3860m) and descend to Rifugio Konkordia at 2850m. Or ascent of the Finsteraarhorn, descent to its Rifugio, ascent the Grünegghornlucke and descent to the Rifugio Konkordia. The easy route ascents the Grünegghornlucke and descents to the Rifugio. Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 4° Day Ascent the Äbeni Flue (3962m) and denscent first to Rifugio Hollandia and then to Blatten (1540m). The easy routed ascent directly to the Rifugio Hollandia and descend to Blatten where we take the bus to Goppenstein where we left our cars and will say Goodbye.... Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Fullboard Cost includes UIAGM mountain guide during the whole itinerary, accommodation in Rifugio with halboard service (dormitory style) as per programme. Inscription cost Medical insurance (please read the instructions) Cost does no include Transfers, insurance, lunches, items of personal nature (phone calls, laundry, drinks etc.) and everything not mentioned before Equipment Avalance transceiver, ice axe, crampons, ski with skins for skitouring, bagpack with min. 40lt capacity, windstopper, pile, termal underwear, hat, sunscreen, gloves, (2 pairs), sunglasses, thermos, swiss army knife, essential needings for shower etc. Note: pay attention to the weight! You will need to carry everything on your shoulders!

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ITALY - PIEDMONT

Iceclimbing in Val di Cogne A long weekend in Italys' temple of Iceclimbing - the Cogne valley The valley of Cogne is one of the templesof the italian iceclimbing movement, not only for the high number of icefalls but also for the high quality of them. In this valley there are some of the icefals that have been the limit of iceclimbing until the birth of drytooling. The valley is one of the centres of the devolpment of these two climbing tecniques. Staying near Aosta in the township of St. Pierre we can go out everyday for the most beautiful icefalls and the most exhilirating drytooling places in the valleys of Savareche and Cogne. Code: Country: Typ: Duration:

ITCCG Italy - Piedmont Ice climbing & Dry tooling 5 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

**/*** 2000 - 3000m January - March B&B

Departure: Group: Guiding:

16/02/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 685 € 15 NN

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and the fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual walking and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi

1° Day - Arrival Meeting with the guide at St. Pierre in Val di Cogne at 19:00, dinner together and briefing of the programme. Accommodation: B&B 2° Day - Iceclimbing at Cogne or Val Savaranche Accommodation: B&B B 3° Day - Ice climbing at Cogne or Val Savaranche Accommodation: B&B B 4° Day - Iceclimbing or drytooling in val savaranche or in val d’Igne Accommodation: B&B B 5° Day - Iceclimbing until 16:00, then farewell and departure Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Fullboard Cost includes UIAGM mountain guide for the whole itinerary, double room B&B accommodation in the Cogne valley, group climbign equipment (rope, carabiners etc.) Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 23


Cost does not include Transfers, single room, personal expenses, personal climbing gear (harness, crampons, helmet, ice axe), insurance of any kind, everythign not mentioned before Equipaggiamento harness, crampons for ice climbing, ice axe Some gear is available for rental, please ask upon inscription

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ITALY - DOLOMITES

Iceclimbing at the Serrai di Sottoguda 3 days of iceclimbing on the famous icefalls at the feet of the Marmolada Long weekend of iceclimbing for climbers at their first experience of steep icefalls or that want to improve their techniques. The Serrai di Sottoguda are a perfect place for this as there are many icefalls and their conditions remain stable for a long period. Here you can find an icefall for everybody, easy or difficult, single or multipitch. Everyday your guide will decide which icefall is the best for you basing on the weather and ice conditions and on your preparation. Code:

ITCSG

Difficulty:

Country: Typ: Duration:

Italy - Dolomites Ice Climbing 4 Days

Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

need to be able to ascent single pitch routes 1300m January - March B&B

Departure: Group: Guiding:

19/01/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 455 € 15 NN

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and the fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual walking and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi

1° Day - Arrival Meeting at the Hotel Camoscio at Sottoguda at 19:00. Dinner together and briefing of the following days. Accommodation: B&B 2° Day - Serrai di Sottoguda First day on an icefall in the canyon of Sottoguda. Accommodation: B&B B 3° Day - Serrai di Sottoguda Ascent of a "longer" icefall (3 or 4 pitches) with moderate exposure Accommodation: B&B B 4° Day - Ice Climbing and departure Ascent ofa short icefall and departure Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Pensione completa Cost includes Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 25


Local UIAGM mountain guide during the entire programme, double room B&B accommodation in Hotel at Sottoguda Le quote non comprendono Transfer, meals not noted, extra nights, insurance, items of personal nature, single supplement, everything not mentioned above. Equipaggiamento ice axe, crampons, helmet and harness Some material can be rented, please ask upon inscription

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FRANCE

Course of iceclimbing & mountaineering on goulotte at the Monte Bianco One week of mountaineering and iceclimbing on some of the most exhilrating goulottes of the Monte Bianco massif The Monte Bianco is the mountain that offer the most beautiful and difficult ascents on goulotte in the Alps. Goulotte are the icy parts that are situated in straight and steep couloirs similar to icefalls but made of compact snow and ice. On this mountain we will enjoy the possibility of climbing some of the goulotte that wrote the history and evolution of iceclimbing in high mountains. Chere, Gabarrou, Albinoni, Passerelle, Super couloir and others are only some of the possible ascent we will do this week... Fitness level: mountaineering and ice climbing experience requiered Code: Country: Typ: Duration:

FRGMB France Ice Climbing 6 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

**/*** 3000 - 4000m February - March Gite d'etape& Rifugio

Departure: Group: Guiding:

13/03/2012 min. 4 partecipants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 1.725 € 15 NN

Daily Programme y

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walking and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi

1° Day - Arrival Meeting at the gite d'etape "La Tapia" at Chamonix at 18:00. Accommodation: B&B 2° Day - ascent of a goulotte and descend to the valley Accommodation: B&B B 3° Day - Ascent of a goulotte on Tacul Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 4° Day - ascent of the Goulotte on Tacul Accommodation: Rifugio B,D 5° Day Ascent of the north face of Tour Ronde or another similar ascent on the Argentiere glacier. Accommodation: B&B B 6° Day - Departure Last shosrt ascent of an icefall or a goulotte and descent to the valley. Farewell and Departure Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 27


Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Fullboard Cost includes Italian UIAGM mountain guide, accommodation in B&B and Rifugio (dormitory style) as per programme, meals as noted Cost does not include Transfers, single room, meals not noted on the itierary, personal equipment, insurance of any kind, personal expenses, everything not noted before Equipment two ice axes, harness, helmet, carabiners, ropes, crampons for ice climbing, snowshoes ore better complete equipment for ski touring Some material can be rented upon request, please ask us!

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ITALY - PIEDMONT

Ice climbing and skitouring in Val Varaita A weekend between icefalls and skitouring in a beautiful and unknown valley of the Alps… The Varaita valley is one of the jewels of the mediterranean alps and a valley that has seen the birth of the italian iceclimbing movement, being the place where the first icefall in Italy has been climbed. This charming valley offers not only some of the most exhilirating icefalls for experts and beginners but also some exiting ski tours with perfect snow conditions. We will stay at Pontechianale, one of Italies most beautiful medival townships. 5 Days of fun between iceclimbing and skitouring, enough to return at home satisfied and ready for the next trip. Fitness level: it is neccessary to have some iceclimbing and skitouring experience Code: Country: Typ: Duration:

ITISV Italy - Piedmont Iceclimbing & Skitouring 6 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

**/*** 2000 - 3000m Janurary - March Hotel

Departure: Group: Guiding:

26/01/2012 min. 6 participants UIAGM mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 670 € 15 NN

Daily Programme Variations in the itinerary could occur due to weather conditions and the fitness level of the participants. The time references are actual walking and climbing times and do not include rest or lunch stops in rifugi

1° Day - Arrival Meeting at Pontechianale at 19:00, dinner and briefing of the programme. Accommodation: B&B D 2° Day - Iceclimbing Val Varaita Accommodation: B&B B 3° Day - Skitouring up to Punta dell’Alp (3031m) Accommodation: B&B B 4° Day - Skitouring up to Cima delle Guglie (2748m) Accommodation: B&B B 5° Day Iceclimbing until 16:00, farewell and departure… Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Fullboard Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 29


Cost includes UIAGM mountain guide during the whole itinerary, meals and accommodation as per programme Cost does not include Transfer, personal expenses, meals not noted on the itinerary, personal equipment, insurance of any kind, everything not mentioned before Equipment two ice axes, harness, helmet, carabiners, ropes, crampons for ice climbing, snowshoes ore better complete equipment for ski touring Some material can be rented upon request, please ask us!

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ITALY

Freeride in the Dolomites One week that allows to improve your skiing techniques and to explore the most famous places for freeride, traversing the most beautiful mountains of the Dolomites… We start on the open slopes of the Marmolada, the so-called "Queen of the Dolomites", where we can practice the techniques and the saftey procedures whilst skiing exciting curves in soft powder snow. Afterwards we will explore breathtaking culoirs and valleys that traverse the massifs of Pordoi, Sella and Cristallo.... NOTE: in order to participate on this programme you need to be able to ski with paralell skis without problems (cristiania technique) Code: Country: Type: Duration:

ITFRE Italy Freeride 7 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season: Accommodation:

*** max. 3000m Nov - Feb B&B/Hotel

Departure: Group: Guiding:

07/01 & 03/03/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM Mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 1.000 € 15 NN

Daily Programme This programme may be modified according to weather & mountain conditions and physical shape of the group members.

1° Day - Arrival In the afternoon meeting with the guide at Malga Ciapela situated right under the Marmolada. Briefing and equipment control Accommodation: B&B 2° - 6° Day During these days the guide will decide the itinerary depending on the weather and snow conditions and the capacity of the participants, here some examples: North face of the Marmolada, Sass Pordoi – Val Lasties, Val Mesdi, Sentiero della Guerra, Cristallo – Creste Bianche, Staunies, San Pellegrino – Col Margherita Accommodation: B&B B 7° Day End of services Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full board Cost includes Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 31


UIAGM Mountain guide during the whole itinerary, 2 nights B&B double room accommodation in B&B at Malga Ciapela, 4 nights double room half board accommodation in Hotel at Alleghe, private and public transfer as per programme Inscription cost Medical-luggage insurance Cost does not include Meals and extra in the hotel, IN/OUT transfer (on request), personal equipment, meals not noted on the itinerary, everything not mentioned before Equipment ARVA, Shovel, freeride skis (possibility of rental)

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ITALY

Snowshoeing around Monte Pelmo A beautiful circuit around one of the most characteristic summits of the Dolomites, the Monte Pelmo (Caregon del Segnor - throne of God). Four days of snowshoeing at the feet of this imposing mountain, traversing woods, meadows and high altitude terrain. In the evening we stop at charming Refugi or small hotels where we will try the local specialties in front of the fireplace... Code: Country: Type: Duration:

ITCMP Italy Snowshoeing 4 Days

Difficulty: Altitude: Season Accommodation:

*** max. 1900m Jan - Mar Hotel/Malga/Rifugio

Departure Group: Guiding:

27/01/2012 min. 4 participants UIAGM Mountain guide

Cost: Inscription cost: SGL Supplement:

€ 600 € 15 NN

Daily Programme This programme may be modified according to weather & mountain conditions and physical shape of the group members.

1° Day - Arrival Meeting at 14.00 o'clock at Rifugio Passo Staulanza (possibility of lunch) situated between the Zoldo and Fiorentina valley and that can be reached without problems by car all year round. We leave this Rifugio towards Rifugio Città di Fiume. We begin this circuit with a short ascent and continue with a long descend below the impressing north face of the Pelmo. We ascent the Forcella Forada and hike on level to Rifugio Città di Fiume. Arriving here with the front lights on or, even better, with only the loom of the moon, is like emerging in a fairy tale world... Elevation gain: 250m Elevation loss: 150m Time needed: approx. 2.30hrs Accommodation: Rifugio D 2° Day After breakfast we return shortly on the path we took the evening before until Forcella Forada and continue from there with a long descend in the Boite valley first on open terrain, later through the forest. Always in the forest we reach Malga Ciauta with a long but never steep ascent. Elevation gain: 400m Elevation loss: 750m Time needed: 5/6hrs Accommodation: Malga B, D 3° Day Agenzia viaggi di Dolma Tours Snc Via Cormore 11 - 17020 Magliolo (Sv) – Italia Tel +39.019.681.62.06 – cell: +39.393.911.61.35 e-mail:info@guidestarmountain.it P. IVA 01328100092 - Iscr. CCIA n° SV136580 33


We start hiking towards the south face of the Pelmo, with its characteristic shape of a seat. We ascent until Rifugio Venezia, traversing the marvelous meadows of Rutorto. From here we follow the sunny south face descending towards Coi, a small and cosy village of the Alta Zoldo valley. Elevation gain: 400m Elevation loss: 450m Time needed: approx. 5/6hrs Accommodation: Hotel B, D 4° Day This last day of the circuit takes us, always ascending, back to the starting point at Passo Staulanza. We hike under the Pelmetto and reach the Rifugio where we can have lunch (not included) together before leaving…. Elevation gain: 400m Elevation loss: 150m Time needed: approx. 4hrs Accommodation: B BB = Bed & Breakfast FB = Full board cost includes UIAGM Mountain Guide during the whole itinerary, accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary (best accommodation possible on reservation, double room or dormitory style), meals as per programme Iscription cost Medical-luggage insurance Cost does not include Transfer (on request), insurance of any kind, lunch, personal expenses and everything not mentioned before

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