A NIGHT IN THE QUESTA MOUNTAIN HUT / MINI TREKKING
The price includes:
- guiding of an Alpine guide during the whole route
- half board at the Questa Mountain Hut (dinner + breakfast)
- packed lunch
Starting from the Terme di Valdieri (Valdieri spas) we will walk along the ancient military mule tracks up til the upper Valscura Lake, where you can closely observe marks left by the past glaciations. An incredible stretch of flagstone road with big debris blocks will lead us to Claus Lake, with its distinctive peninsula that strechtes until the center of the pool of water. Finally we will reach the Questa mountain hut, overlooking the Portette lake at almost 2400 meters.
Climb and fall in height: +1100m/-100m
Time: about 4 h 30’
Difficulty: easy (E) / hiker (according to the Italian system), however it requires training for hiking
Four lakes perfectly lined up, each one looking towards the incomparable Argentera Massif. We will discover some of the historical curiosity about the first explorations in the Maritime Alps and we will look into the tiny Guglia Bivouac. The way down through the larches woods will lead us to Pian della Casa del Re and then to Terme di Valdieri (Valdieri Spas). Estimeted return about 4.30 p.m.
Climb and fall in height: +475m/-1500m
Time: about 6h00’
Difficulty: easy (E) / hiker, (according to the Italian system), however it requires training for hiking