TREKKING OF WOLF: THE TRACK BY #FERRINOGREATESTTREKS
Trekking of the wolf: the track by #FerrinoGreastTreks
The Wolf Trekking (Trekking del Lupo) crosses two natural parks, has a development of 70 km and a duration of seven days. It’s about two intact ecosystems frequented by stable wolf packs – that are returned after many years of absence – and by chamois, ibex and lammergeiers as well.
It’s night on the Maritime Alps, the last light was swallowed by the surrounding rocky mountains. We are in the warm of the Ferrino tent and we go back to the emotions given by this wonderful trekking that we are going through, called “Trekking of the Wolf”.
Trekking of the Wolf is a ring of fascinating beauty in two natural parks with intact ecosystems: the Park of the Maritime Alps (Piedmont) and the Park of Mercantour (France), both with stable wolfs packs, that came back in the areas after many years of absence.
The first one (scheduled at the start of the trail) is the Entracque Fauna Center “MEN AND WOLVES”, where in addition to the permanent exhibition, you can watch a couple of wolves on a covered structure in a fenced space. The second, in French territory, is the “ALPHA LOUP” Fauna Center in Le Boreon. Again, in addition to a permanent interactive show, the
The trail proposed with the collaboration of the Parco
The trail does not present any objective difficulty, it does not need mountaineering experience but
You can walk it in self-sufficiency with your tent (the bivouac is allowed inside the parks) or using the refuges that you will
For more information: “Il Trekking del Lupo per grandi e piccini” by Annalisa Porporato and Franco Voglino, Terre di Mezzo Editions.
Trekking summary :
STAGE 1 – Visit
STAGE 2 – from the Soria-Ellena refuge (1840 m) to Le Boreon (1460 m) through the Colle di Finestra (2471 m), the Pas des
STAGE 3 – Visit
STAGE 4 – from the Regina Elena refuge (1834 m) to the Questa refuge (2388 m) passing through the Colletto di Valasco (2429 m) [total: + 850m, -300m, 8,5km, 4ore]
STAGE 5 – From the the Questa refuge (2388 m) to Terme di Valdieri (1368 m) passing through the Vallone di Valasco hut (1763 m) [total: + 250m, -1270m, 8,5km, 3h]
STAGE 6 – from Terme di Valdieri (1368 m) to the Morelli-Buzzi refuge (2351 m) [total: + 1080m, -100m, 7,5km, 3ore]
STAGE 7 – from the Morelli-Buzzi refuge (2351 m) to the Genova-Figari refuge (2015 m) passing through the Colle del
STAGE 8 – from the Genoa-Figari refuge (2015 m) to San Giacomo di Entracque (1213 m) passing through the Colle
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