Sön les pedies dla laurs - Excursion to the spectacular Conturines cave
- 08:30 AM-04:00 PM
At 2750 meters above sea level, a 200 meters long bear's cave was found in 1987. The cave contained fossilised skulls and bones. Investigations revealed that the Conturines bears were a new species that had never been recorded before, they were called "Ursus ladinicus", the Ladin bears. In order to reach this unique cave, you have to overcome 1000 meters of high altitude crossing in part a steep scree slope.
Itinerary: Capanna Alpina (1726 m) – Col de Locia – Conturines cave (2750 m) – Capanna Alpina
Meeting: 8.30 a.m. San Cassiano - Capanna Alpina
Return: approx. 4.00 p.m.
Altitude diff.: ↑↓approx. 1.100 m
Walking: approx. 7 hours
Lunch: packed lunch
Equipment: trekking shoes, mountain wear, mountain sticks and headlamp
Guide: Alfred and a ranger of the Nature Park
P.S. Good physical condition and experience in the mountains is required! Cave temperature: 0°C
Price: € 10,00 | free for children younger than 16
Information and reservation at the tourist offices within the day before (limited places).
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San Cassiano - Capanna Alpina
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Str. Col Alt, 36Corvara 39033
Tel.: +39 0471 836176