Summer Mountain Hiking - The Alps in June, July, August and September
Summer mountain hiking in the Alps is simply the best activity you can imagine if you are visiting Europe, and Italy in particular. The environment of the Alps in the summer months is just amazing. Chilly air, warm sun and amazing mountain landscapes. All the trekking paths are usually open in this season so you can enjoy the highest peaks and pass. Glaciers appears after they have been covered by snow in the other months of the year and to spot wildlife hiking in the alps is way easier. Ibex, Chamois, Eagles, Marmots, Vultures and many others. The Alps in Summer is their festival due to moderate temperatures an lack of snow. We will be able to organize hiking trips in the Alps almost everywhere. Usually it is the best period to go hiking at high altitude, such as 2500/3000 meters. The Passes are finally open and is possible to organize amazing rings or trails hiking in the Alps for multiple days. It is also the season where all the Shelter/Rifugi are open: sleeping up in the Alptutude in this period is easy and comfortable. The unguarded huts are more busy especially during August and the weekends of July so it is better to use tent if you are looking for wild hikes. Hiking trips in the Alps in summer is the only time where the paths can be a bit busy. Specially in Tour of Mont Blanc area and where the big peaks are. But that is why you come hiking with a local guide. We will bring you in more remote area where you still will live an intimate and lonely adventure in the Italian Alps. Again, Summer Mountain hiking in the Alps is the best thing you do while being in Europe in the hot summer time: in the fresh and beautiful Italian Alps. Trekking Alps offer you a professional and nice local guide to go with! The West Alps are an excellent solution for your holidays: sport, nature, fresh air and nice company. You will be able to choose among most of the treks according to your interests and will. From Wild challenging hikes to comfortable Italian Food tasting hiking trip, Summer hiking in the Alps offers you all sort of experience. Summer is high season so it will not be difficult to find a planned hike and join it. If you want to save a little bit and you want to be inspired, join one of the Planned Hikes. If you want to decide yourself the hike you want to do, browse the hikes on the right menu choosing the features that you prefer. Or directly choose from the Configurator Hiking Alps page. Summer mountain hiking is when everything is possible!
Our Italian Alps Summer Hiking
Summer is the best period for hiking. There are many reason why hiking the Alps between June and September is the best. The reasons are simple:
- Paths avaiable due to melted snow
- Fresh temperatures compared with everywhere else in Europe
- Shelters open and more possibilities for accomodations in the Alps
- Long Days that allows you to hike the Alps with no rush
Summer Mountain Hiking means: the wildife is usually pretty active and the beauty everywhere is just to enjoy. The days are very long and is very enjoyable to have 15 days of light. You can check on this website how long will be the day light. You can take it easy and still make long trails every day also due to the lack of snow that usually from July is already melted.