(Alta Via 1) Snow patches in the Dolomites

Walking guides by Alpine Exploratory


Here is some background reading that we hope is useful. We try to convey the challenges of a route and to give a flavour of the area. This is also where we can expand about other topics and show more photos. Enjoy!


Our Alpine routes for 2017


The Adlerweg
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On the way to Ehrwald and Lermoos, chalets
The Alpine Pass Route
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The Alta Via 1
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The AV1 in the Dolomites at Malga Fanes Grande













The Julian Alps
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Climbing through pastures to Vrsic, Slovenia
The Tour du Mont Blanc
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Italian TMB logo
The Tour du Val d'Anniviers
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The Walker's Haute Route
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La Sage in the Swiss Val d`Herens
The Zillertaler Hohenweg
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Cows on the trail from the Italian border
The Zugspitze Tour
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Our UK routes for 2017


The Coast to Coast
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Dramatic coastline is the reward, on the run-in to Robin Hood's Bay
The Great Glen Way
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Long miles into Inverness
The Lake District Circuit
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Haystacks over Derwent Water













The Pennine Way
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Walking into Garrigill on the Pennine Way
The West Highland Way
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Blackrock Cottage on the edge of Rannoch Moor














Our general pages


Walking in the Alps
An introduction
In the Zillertal, Austria
Walking in the UK
An introduction
Scafell and Scafell Pike across Eskdale
Staying in Alpine huts
An introduction
The AV1 in the Dolomites at Malga Fanes Grande













The IML award
An introduction
The UIMLA badge in its woven form
City breaks after trekking
An introduction
The beautiful canals of Venice, after a trek in the Italian Dolomites
Walking with dogs
An introduction
Buster the Alpine Exploratory dog prepares for a walk













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Alpine Exploratory
Alpine Exploratory is a system of knowledge on the best mountain trekking in our areas, giving clients superb holidays based on this exploration.
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