Martin in Gatineau Park - 2018

Martin in Gatineau Park - 2018

Monday, 23 February 2009

Walks and Via Ferratas in the Dolomites - an Illustrated Talk on Wednesday 25 February 2009

2301dolomitesSue and I have prepared an hour long talk for Stockport Walking Group this coming Wednesday evening.  It's at 8 pm at

Hazel Grove Civic Centre in the Norbury Room
London Road
Hazel Grove

Admission is £1 (and includes tea), free on your first visit.
After the meeting we adjourn to The Grapes public house.

We hope to see some of you there.

We take this opportunity to provide some links to places of interest to anyone wishing to visit this wonderful part of the world:

Visit Dolomites - a site for tourists
Cortina's website - it includes links to descriptions of individual Via Ferrata routes, as does
our planning page for a trip in 2007, at the foot of which is an entertaining diary entry from 2001
Our trip report from July 2003
Our trip report from July 2006

Collett's - an experienced operator in the Dolomites, with good accommodation

Italian railway information
More information on Italian railways

Cicerone Guides:
Walking in the Dolomites - by Gillian Price
Via Ferratas of the Italian Dolomites Vol 1
Via Ferratas of the Italian Dolomites Vol 2 - both by Graham Fletcher and John Smith
Treks in the Dolomites - Alte Vias 1 and 2 - by Martin Collins and Gillian Price
Shorter Walks in the Dolomites - by Gillian Price

Maps are available from:
The Map Shop

Providers of Insurance (essential):

The web cam from the ski jump just south of Camping Dolomiti (Cortina)

Weather Information:

If you notice this posting, and are going to the Dolomites with Collett's in June (21-28), say hello to us if you happen to be in the Auberge at Arabba!


Nick said...

Thanks for a(nother) reminder of that great day in 2001. I'd love to add a photo but unfortunately that was pre-digital and the album is in a box somewhere on the other side of the world...

Phreerunner said...

Here, on the other side of the world, a photo may be capable of retrieval!
The text, and a more recent photo, is already here: