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