Italy·December 7 - 10 2023
DOLOMITES IN WINTER: SNOWSHOEING EXPERIENCE
Experience the enchanting winter vistas of the Dolomites on our 4-day snowshoeing trip with a certified guide and your own personal chef!BOOK NOW
Le Dolomites are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and everyone knows why. The Cadore region is one of the less known but undoubtedly the wildest and most rewarding, and it all revolves around the mountain that's called "the King of the Dolomites": Mount Antelao, which towers over every panorama. We offer you an extended Dolomite weekend, including snowshoeing and more, designed for hikers with trained legs and a desire to warm the soul and heart with breathtaking landscapes. The excursions will be physically demanding but incredibly satisfying because that's how Cadore is; it wants to be courted before revealing its magnificent Beauty. Still not enough? Well, we're also adding a professional personal chef who will prepare all the breakfasts and dinners, each deserving a perfect score of 10.
Winter Wonderland in the Dolomites
Experience the Dolomites like never before, blanketed in the enchanting embrace of winter. Picture yourself amidst a landscape of snow-kissed peaks, a serene silence broken only by the crunch of your footsteps. This is nature's masterpiece at its purest, a realm of awe-inspiring beauty waiting to be explored. Join us on an extraordinary winter adventure that unveils the Dolomites in a whole new light, an experience that will stay etched in your memory forever.
Snowshoeing & Personal Chef
Discover the Dolomites in their pristine winter glory through the exhilarating art of snowshoeing. It's more than an activity; it's a communion with nature's frozen wonders. And to make your journey even more extraordinary, we bring you a personal chef. Picture savoring gourmet delights against a backdrop of snow-clad majesty. It's a symphony of taste and adventure, an experience reserved for those who seek the extraordinary in every step
Mapo Tapo's Aggregation Benefits
At Mapo Tapo, we believe in the power of shared adventures. Our unique aggregation approach ensures you experience the Dolomites in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts, tailored to your fitness level and expertise. This means not only incredible savings but also forging connections with passionate travelers who share your level of experience. It's a community bound by a love for the outdoors, creating journeys that are as enriching socially as they are physically. Join us and let's explore the Dolomites together, united by our shared passion for adventure.
Simone Fagnoni is an Italian AIGAE hiking guide who tries to convey his love for the mountains through his experiences! Ever since he was a child, sports on snow, ice and earth have always been part of his life!
Jessica - La cucina del parco
Jessica Rinaldi will be your personal chef during these days!Her cuisine is typically local, with ample opportunity to propose vegetarian menus on specific requests. She also offers a refined fish-based cuisine (ps: her speciality)
Day 1 - Meet the group
Check-in begins at 2 PM at our accommodation in the charming village of Lorenzago di Cadore. After settling in, we'll embark on an exhilarating indoor climbing experience at the beautiful Cortina360 gym in Cortina D'Ampezzo. Enjoy dinner at your leisure in the local area before returning to our base.
Day 2 - Hike to Mount Rite
Start your day with a delectable breakfast prepared by our talented chef. Then, we're off for a snowshoeing adventure to Mount Rite, standing at 2165 meters above sea level and home to the renowned Reinhold Messner Museum. We'll begin our journey from Cibiana di Cadore and savor lunch at the 'Dolomites' refuge. We'll return to our base in the late afternoon, followed by an exquisite dinner crafted by our chef.
Day 3 - Exploring Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Indulge in a sumptuous breakfast courtesy of our chef, setting the perfect tone for our next adventure. Today, we'll explore some of the most iconic spots in the entire Dolomites: the Three Peaks of Lavaredo. In the early afternoon, we'll engage in an indoor sport climbing session at the splendid gym in Sesto (BZ). After returning to our base, we'll cap off the day with another mouthwatering dinner prepared by our chef.
Day 4 - One last hike!
Savor one last gourmet breakfast prepared by our talented chef before we embark on our final snowshoeing escapade to the Chiggiato refuge, nestled at 1911 meters above sea level, where we'll relish a delightful lunch. We'll return in the afternoon, bidding farewell to this extraordinary adventure and returning to our respective homes.
The programme is very flexible to take into account weather conditions, activities level and endurance of the group.
Welcome to Dolomiti di Cadore!
Nestled in the heart of the Dolomites, Cadore unveils its winter wonderland, a canvas of pristine snow-clad peaks and enchanting valleys.
This is where snowshoeing transcends into a magical experience. The trails here lead to breathtaking vistas, offering a unique perspective of this snowy realm. With its serene ambiance and untouched landscapes, Dolomiti di Cadore is a haven for snowshoe enthusiasts, beckoning them to explore its hidden gems and witness nature's seasonal masterpiece in all its glory. This is where every step tells a story, and every view leaves you breathless. Come embrace the beauty of winter in Cadore, where snowshoeing becomes an unforgettable journey through a frozen wonderland.
Our Base Camp
In the UNESCO heritage site of the Venetian Dolomites, we've crafted a youthful, vibrant, and inviting environment with utmost dedication, trust, and passion. It's a place where you can unwind, finding both smiles and inspiration. Perfectly situated next to the village's main square, it serves as a strategic hub to reach key destinations in the area: Auronzo with Misurina and the Three Peaks of Lavaredo, Cortina, and Centro Cadore. This is the ideal starting point for your unforgettable outdoor adventure.
2 climbing lessons
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Food & Drinks
Climbing gym entrance fee
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What fitness level do I need to have to join this trip?
You should be able to walk for 2-4 hours in the snow. No prior snowshoeing experience is required.
Is the flight included?
No, the flight is not included in the trip package.
What is the maximum number of people who can join this trip?
The maximum number of participants for this trip is limited to 5 individuals.
Do you recommend bringing any extra gear?
Yes, we recommend bringing winter hiking gear. This includes warm clothing such as insulated jackets, waterproof boots, thermal layers, and gloves.
Is this trip all about snowshoeing, or can I expect other activities as well?
This trip primarily focuses on snowshoeing. However, you'll have the opportunity to try indoor climbing with Simone, who is also a certified climbing instructor.
Can I hike the Dolomites in winter?
Of course! The best way you can explore the Dolomites in winter is through snowshoeing, which does not require specific experience like ski-touring and makes accessible amazing itineraries
Is December a good time to visit Dolomites?
December offers a stunning winter landscape in the Dolomites. It's an excellent time for snowshoeing and experiencing the region's natural beauty.
Why is it important to have a certified guide with you during the activities?
Having a certified guide is crucial for your safety. In outdoor activities with potential risks, the guide is responsible for your well-being. Their decisions are based on experience and expertise, prioritizing your safety above all else. Factors like objective risks and weather conditions influence the guide's choices for the group's benefit. Your suggestions are welcome, but ultimately, the guide's judgment prevails for everyone's safety.