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News | #DolomitesVives: every Wednesday in July and August, geo hiking at the Sella Pass

Event
17 July 2017

 

As part of the project #DolomitesVives

the UNESCO Dolomites Foundation

invites you to take part in geo hiking with excursions

the Sella Pass every Wednesday in July and August

 

#DOLOMITESVIVES

Discover and experience the charm of the Dolomites in a responsible, eco-friendly and sustainable way

This is the challenge accepted by Trentino and Alto Adige Südtirol which, in the international year of sustainable tourism proclaimed by the United Nations, have promoted the #Dolomitesvives project, created to enhance and protect the territory of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage site.

THE PROJECT

ON THE NINE WEDNESDAYS OF JULY AND AUGUST, FROM 9 AM TO 4 PM

For this first experimentation of sustainable mobility, Passo Sella will be reachable, on foot, by bicycle, with the lift facilities, and by public transport.
During these days, Passo Sella will also be the natural showcase of meetings, musical shows, food and wine events in the mountain huts, and guided tours to discover the geology and landscape of the Dolomites.

EXCURSIONS

Geo hiking on Passo Sella: getting to know the Dolomites

Every Wednesday – 10 am, Passo Sella. A simple guided excursion to discover the Dolomites, in the company of the UNESCO Dolomites Foundation, experts from the MUSE in Trento, Alpine Guides, and Middle-Mountain Guides of the Fassa, Gardena and Badia valleys. The itinerary will offer a geological reading of the Dolomitic environment, with the illustration of the main evolutionary stages in the territory (from the pre-volcanic carbonate platforms, to Mid-Triassic volcanism, to the post-volcanic carbonate platforms), fossils of the San Cassiano Formation, the Marmolada and its glacier.

Information

Length: 4.0 km

Difference in altitude: 250 m

Duration: About 2 hours

Meeting point: Hotel Passo Sella Mountain Resort

Excursion departure time: 10 am

Suggested attire: Hiking boots, wind breaker, fleece

Booking required, limited number of places

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