Alps Hiking in Winter - December, January and February
Winter hiking in Europe is not your typical easy holiday. Most of people see the mountains in winter only as a place to Ski, but winter hiking is actually a very nice activity. If you are looking for winter hiking in Europe with is the right place to come: here in Turin we organize all sort of winter hikes. We can organize quite easy half day snowshoes hike to wild trip in the middle of the mountains!
Winter can be harsh, dark, freezing. In a word: uncomfortable. Nonetheless the Alps in winter are enchanting and lovely and probably offer the best views and landscapes of the year. Mountain is an harsh environment generally speaking: it is tiring to move, can be dangerous and you are under the nature law, often outside the comfort zone. But this is why you feel so alive when you are hiking in the Alps mountains: you feel that life is not taken for granted. Days are short and this website will help you to understand how many daylight there are in Torino area when you will come.
Winter Hiking in Europe: the Wild side of Italy.
In the winter mountain hiking this is even more true: you can feel the adventure even more than in the other seasons. When the snow is thick, walking and hiking is really tiring and sometimes to reach the target becomes impossible. To organize an hut to hut for many days with snowshoes is quite hard and it can be arranged just for really adventurous and bold people. In the Alps in Italy, mountain passes are covered by snow and it is very hard to arrange a continuous few days hike, sleeping in the mountains. Nevertheless it is also possible to arrange easy winter hiking in this corner of Europe, sleeping in bed and breakfast or in easy to reach Mountain Lodge open all year round. If you want to experience the harshness of the mountains, an winter hike in Italy will be just unforgettable. If you pass by Europe in Winter, do not miss hiking and snowshoeing in the Italian Alps!
Our Winter Hikes in Europe
Hiking in winter in the Alps can be a serious thing. Bust it is also something very nice and suitable for all. The reason why you should come hiking in winter are the following:
- Snow Landscape The unique enchanting landscape of winter is incomparable
- Real Mountain environment the best and extreme mountain enviroment is in winter!
Winter hikes are a very good option. Ask us and we will tell you which hikes are avaiable with snowshoes or just winter hikes in the Alps. Consider that in this season the mountain conditions are crucial to choose the hike. So it will be probable that we will choose the hike depending on the snow and ice conditions just before the Hike will take place. We will always for with “Seafty First” attitude. Specially in winter where the mountains are more dangerous.