Walk toward the Lys springs: the Courtlys alp
- Tuesday 19 July 2022
Free of charge for all participants staying in some accommodation facilities affiliated to the tourist consortium.
- Time and place of departure: 10 a.m., Staffal car park.
- Route description: the excursion will allow the participants to learn how to read the glacial landscape and to retrace the studies of Umberto Monterin. Once the group will reach the first step on the Alpe Courtlys, it will be possible to meet Alessandro, the owner of the Linty farm, and buy some local products and specialities.
- Further infos: packed lunch to be taken by the participants; children under 4 years old must be carried in the baby carrier. The excursion is not recommended for people over the age of 75.
Discover the Gressoney valley with the Nature Guides who will organize a rich programme of excursions for the summer season 2021. Every Tuesday the hikes will end with a visit to vegetable gardens or mountain pastures with a tasting of local products (when possible), a way to get to know the delicacies of the territory.
On Tuesday 7th September, the hikers will discover the glacial environment studied by Umberto Monterin. The hike will end with the visit to the farm owned by the Linty family, with the possibility to buy their high altitude products.
Duration: 4 h total, including the hike and the visit to the farm
Elevation gain: around 300 m
Difficulty: E – medium
Maximum number of participants: 15
Recommended equipment: hiking boots, wind stopper jacket, polar fleece, backpack.
In case of bad weather it will be possible to make up the missed activity within the same week.
Reservation is required by the day before the activity (by 12 pm) by contacting the organizers at the phone number +39 366 4000505 or +39 0125 355614.
Further info: packed lunch to be taken by the participants.
The programme may vary according to the weather conditions, the security of the paths and the needs of the participants.