Season: Spring

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Maritime Summer and Spring Hike

There was a heat wave while we hiked with my Latvian friends and Sini from Finland. Both groups already came last year with Trekking Alps and I am very proud of the returning customers. The hike in Maritime Alps was amazing. It was a fantastic 3 days loop in front of the Argentera peak, the king of the Maritime Alps at more than 3200 meters of altitude. Up in the … Read more

Waterfall trek in the Alps

There are not so many waterfall in the world more special than the Pis del Pesio. I have been here twice this here as it was too good. It appears only in late May and you have to call the nearby shelter to understand if the water is coming out from the rocks or not. There are plenty of amazing waterfall but this incredible Pis del Pesio in my opinion … Read more

Spring hike in Italy

It is difficult to choose which is my favourite season to go trekking. In this time of the year I can’t think of a better time of the year. Spring hike in Italy is just fabulous as the flowers are at its best at middle altitude and in the peaks there is still pretty much of snow. This time the spot of our adventure was Val Maira(Maira Valley), an amazing … Read more

Thullie Hole – Spring Day Hike from Torino

As the spring is already exploded in the Piedmont Alps there are a lot of choices of where to go in our Spring day hike from Torino. The weather in this case was just perfect with a 20° Centigrades and fresh and nice air. The Air was vivid due to the wind that blowed the day before and we really had a fantastic Spring day hike from Torino. The target … Read more

Hard walk in the Alps

This is the story of an hard walk in the Alps! It is difficult to understand what everyone is looking for in the Alps when they write me. Most of the time people over estimate its physical shape. Sometimes they come completely unprepared and unequipped. Not this time. The hike we did with Gidoz and Ehud was pretty hardcore. They come extremely prepared physically and psychologically. I understand this from … Read more

Trekking in May in Italy

The spring season is always pretty unpredictable. If you are planning a trekking in may in italy you have to be ready for any conditions. The spring blew up in the last weeks with green colours, flowers and the start of the life coming back to the mountains. When suddenly the temperature have fallen down and it snowed pretty much even below 1000 meters. So the hike we had with … Read more

3 Days Mountain Adventure in Gran Paradiso

The mountain adventure in Gran Paradiso we had with Jennifer was really something. This season is always pretty unconventinal and hard to predict. There are days of sun where the summer looks like it is going to start and other days when it’s snowy even at low altitudes. The climate we found in this 3 days mountain adventure hike it was a bit of a resume of what you can … Read more

Travelling in the Italian Mountains

There are places which cannot be described but must be lived. Travelling in the Italian mountains in the Tour of 4000 meters is a very nice opportunity that Trekking Alps offer to all the people visiting Italy and in particular  the Italian Alps. One of the thing that make Italy one of the most attractive place to visit of the world is the fact that big mountains, sea, countryside, big … Read more

Ladies Trek in the Italian Alps

The Ladies trek we had in late March this year was definitively a wonderful experience. I was the only lucky guy among 5 very smart and nice ladies. The hike was orgininally organized by Lauren and Kara, a couple of siters from Cleveland Ohio, that involved also her sister Raechel, Kara’s friend Madison and finally Rawan from Nazareth, in Israel. It was pretty clear from the starting point that the … Read more

Rain: Real Adventure In Nature

When Kristyna come to the Alps I know I’ll not have boring days. In winter snow storm, now rain, lightings and lots of humidity. But we handle it quite good in the Mont Blanc region. Sleeping at Bivacco Pascal is an amazing experience. Pity we could not enjoy the amazing view over the biggest glaciers of Europe but in any case this was a real adventure. We arrived at the … Read more

Marriage proposal from NY to Mont Blanc!

When Richard told me via Skype that he was thinking of asking the hand of girlfriend Natalie during the trekking oin the Italian Alps with me I was incredibly happy! I really wanted to prepare something special and I looked the best location for many days. And I thought that the Mont Blanc view was necessary for a marriage proposal! Coming from New York to the Italian Alps for a wedding proposal is … Read more

From Hawaii to the Italian Alps

When I decided to become an hiking guide I wanted to mix my favourite worlds: mountain and international environment. In any of my best dreams I could think to get in touch with such amazing diversity in people and multicultural experience. After Egypt, South Africa, China, India and US I was thinking that I could not have persons from further places. And instead in this May Hike I had the amazing … Read more

Trekking in April

This Hiking in April  near Turin was very special for the Trekking Alps team! It was so special not because of the place: the refuge Balma and Monte Robinet is a super classic of April May season, but this time the group was particularly big  and … fresh. Four American around their twenties (coming from various origins) and a German girl more the fantastic assistants, companions and friends Betta and World Path’s … Read more

Sacra di San Michele – Breathtaking Alps

The Sacra di San Michele is one of the most important historical sites of Piedmont. Located in a unique place, at the top of the Susa Valley, it is an architectural gem and is presented in all its grandeur from the Middle Ages when it was originally bulit. The trek it is not the only way to reach the Sacra di San Michele. There are many ways to get to the … Read more

Santa Cristina Sanctuary – Daily Hike from Torino

I am surpised mysef how I can still discover such beautiful places next to my beloved home. In order to greet the 2015 Spring I decided to reach the Santa Cristina Sanctuary above Ceres. This place is very famous among locals but for some reason I had never been there. Ceres is a small village at the starting point of Ala and Grande valleys, at only 40 minutes by car from … Read more

From India to the Italian Alps

Eating Indian curry in a mountain hut on a trek in Piedmont is an amazing emotion. Amazing like the rest of the wonderful feelings of the hiking with Puja and Karthink in Orsiera Rocciavrè Park, in Italian Alps. Maybe the highlight of the tour was waking up in the morning with a family of ibexes. Including the quarrel between brothers  and dad who reproaches them with its long horns. The … Read more

Orsiera Solo Peak Climbing

The common image of the solitary hiker in the Alps, in Himalaya or in any mountain range of the world is the one who wants to be away from everything and everyone. At least, that’s the cliché: a hermit in the middle of Nature that disdains the world of human beings and takes refuge through the peaks. Actually my feeling in being alone in the mountain cannot be further than … Read more

Alpine Wonders: hiking holidays in Italy

The exploration of the Orsiera Rocciavrè Natural Park never seems to end. This time with a solitary trek, from Susa Valley, above Villarfocchiardo to Colle del Vento , via Rifugio Pian Amprimo and the Pian dell’Orso. Solitude is not the correct adjective as far as , bears aside, I was in good company of birds , hares , marmots and 5 ibex placid . The Alps, after all these years … Read more