ETNA EXCURSIONS

Excursions Etna

"Wonderful Excursions to the Summit Craters (3323 meters) with Mountain or Vulcanological Guides""

ETNA Excursions

ETNA Excursions
The excursions we can offer are the following:

EXCURSIONS TO SUMMIT CRATERI (3329 METERS) from the Northern side of Piano Provenzana

NORTH SIDE - PIANO PROVENZANA "Classic Excursion"


NORTH SIDE - PIANO PROVENZANA

Reaching the top of a volcano, feeling its breath, its rumblings, is undoubtedly an indescribable emotion.
From the ETNA Nord - PIANO PROVENZANA slope the ascent can be carried out in two types: CLASSICAL EXCURSION: Ascent and descent by 4x4 vehicles Departure from Piano Provenzana (Etna North, altitude 1800 m), ascent with 4x4 vehicles up to 2900 m altitude. From here continue on foot. Visit of the Central Crater and Bocca Nuova. Later I returned to the place where the 4x4 bus had left the group and returned with the 4x4 vehicle to Piano Provenzana. The feasibility of the excursion depends on the volcanic activity present and on the weather conditions.
EXCURSION IS ABSOLUTELY FORBIDDEN TO CARDIOPATHICS, ASMATIC OR HYPERTHESIS.


RE-STARTING IN TREKKING: CLIMBING WITH 4X4 VEHICLES AND DESCENTING ON FOOT



The excursion starts from Piano Provenzana, aboard 4x4 minibuses, will rise alongside the fracture created by the 2002 eruption a few meters, in about 25 minutes you will reach Piano delle Concazze, in a lunar scenario, we will continue until the altitude of About 2900.
After walking in less than half an hour you will reach the summit craters, first you will visit the Central Crater and Bocca Nuova, then we will bring you to the crater of Northeast (the highest), and from this will begin the descent on foot, in the direction of the Piano delle Concazze Observatory.
After a short break, a fun descent will begin in the "quarantore" canal, which will take us directly to Piano Provenzana.

time about: 5h
Difficulty: medium. Necessary trekking boots and mountain clothing.
It is necessary to book

Difficulty: easy / medium The place for the meeting with the Alpine Guide is the ticket office of the company located in Piano Provenzana-Etna Nord.


Another fascinating Trekking .. that we can propose is the excursion to the "Bottoniera of 2002" Eruptive mouths that have in fact destroyed all the accommodation activities of Piano Provenzana, the trekking starts at an altitude of 1800 meters, in about half an hour you will reach the eruptive mouths called "bottoniera", we will enter the heart of this long fascinating eruptive fracture, until at an altitude of 2200 meters, during the descent you can visit the 1911 fracture and return to Piano Provenzana. Duration: about 2 hours



SOUTH SIDE - RIFUGIO SAPIENZA
meeting at the square at about 9.00, then by cable car up to 2500 meters, then aboard special 4x4 vehicles up to the altitude of 2900 meters, then start the Trekking, walking on the last lava flows, (April 2017), in about 1 , 30 minutes will arrive at the top of the summit craters, first we reach the "Bocca Nuova", then "La Voragine", Northeast Crater at an altitude of 3329 meters, the highest point of the Etna Volcano. Then the descent will start on foot, you will arrive on Crateri Barbagallo (Eruption of 2002 ", you will coast the valley of the Bove and then descent with the cableway from 2500 meters, or walk up to the square of Rifugio Sapienza
Duration 6-7 hours approximately ..

FROM SOUTH SUD you can leave for "THE GREAT CROSSING OF ETNA"
The ascent will be carried out first by cable car, then 4 × 4 buses up to an altitude of 2900m in the Torre del Filosofo area, from here after about 1.5 hours of ascent you arrive at the edge of the Bocca Nuova (3250m), which opened in 1968 , probably the most impressive crater.
Circling the Bocca Nuova you find yourself on the edge of the Central Crater and from here climbing up a steep but short climb to the Crater of the North East, formed in 1911 and a real top of Etna (3340m).
From the top we can wander 360 degrees with the eye, and if the day allows you to see the Aeolian islands to the north.
From the summit we start the descent along a steep but easy sand through the volcanological observatory of Pizzi Deneri, the quarantine quarry, and finally reach Piano Provenzana - North side.

Recommended equipment: Data Vigorous winds on Mount Etna is recommended the use of a windproof gore-tex jacket, a pair of glasses to protect against sudden gusts of wind, and of course a pair of high mountain boots.
Difference in height uphill: 400m.
Downhill difference in height: 1500

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Etna Skitouring

Skitouring on Etna

"Emotional Excursion with mountaineering up to the Summit Craters (3329 meters) "

Skiing on the highest active volcano (3343 m) and larger (20 km radius) in Europe with a look at the sea is an experience that will remain in your memories! It will not be the usual skiing tour !! Etna offers a number of itineraries ranging from easy mountaineering to steep canals of great satisfaction. To discover the most fascinating and fascinating corners, entrust yourself to whom Etna has loved and attended as a child in all its seasons. And above all, you will be accompanied by mountain professionals, Alpine guides regularly registered in the Professional Alps Guidebook. The climate on Etna favors a fairly compact snow, and the inclination of slopes is also suitable for medium skiers. The routes are accessible from February to March, and often from April to May. Through the cable car you reach 2500 meters in less than fifteen minutes, allowing ski-mountaineers to continue with skis and seals and reach the summit in about three hours, being able to see closely the four craters sommitalifino at the quota of Over 3300 meters. We are in the heart of the Etna Park, the first to be set up among the Sicilian parks in 1987: its 59,000 hectares have the task of protecting a unique natural environment and the extraordinary landscape surrounding the highest active volcano in Europe To promote the eco-friendly development of local populations and communities. The Mediterranean atmosphere, the mild climate, the scents, the warm and cheerful Sicilian hospitality, the flavors of traditional and authentic cuisine will make our adventure unique in Sicily! Main Mountaineering Itineraries: Uphill to the Summit Craters The uphill to the Summit Craters is undoubtedly the most desirable skiing excursion on Mount Etna. Arriving on the edge of the highest crater in Europe with the smell of sulfur and a breathtaking panorama, it will not leave indifferent even those who are used to more demanding ski jumps ... The summit craters can be reached either from Etna South, and Starting from Etna Nord (Provencal Plan). The ascension from Etna Sud will have as its starting point, the square of the Rif. Sapienza, you can start with skiing at the foot or take advantage of the Etna Cable Car, which will take you to 2500 meters in a few minutes. From the cable car station, continue with mountaineering to reach and visit the places affected by the last eruptive event (still today is the effusive activity and paroxysms from the south-east crater), and then Continue to the summit area (3.300 m). From this point you can visit the central crater that divides into Bocca Nuova and Voragine, Southeast Crater and North-East Crater, as well as to admire a splendid view of much of Eastern Sicily, in particular the Ionian coast, and if the clarity of the horizon allows, to Calabria and the Aeolian Islands. After the visit to the summit craters, continue towards Piano Concazze, the Pizzi Deneri volcanological observatory, where a short stopping and where begins the beautiful descent along the northern slope of Mount Etna at the time of Tourist center of Piano Provenzana, as the end point of the itinerary. The descent takes place along the so-called Quarantore canal. The ascension from the Etna Nord, which is very scenic, will have the Provenzana Plan starting point, and the climbing will take place along the slopes of the area up to approximately 2400, then in the direction of Monte Dagalotto, crossing the latter, after a break The Concrete Plan will reach the North-East Crater. After visiting the summit craters, hoping for the serene atmosphere, to admire breathtaking views .. you will reach the volcanological observatory of Pizzi Deneri. After a short break, begins the wonderful descent along the northern slope of Etna, at the touristic center of Piano Provenzana, as the end point of the itinerary. The descent will take place along the so-called Quarantore canal. The Crossing of the Etna Tracks the crossing from the south side to the northern slope of Etna. The itinerary starts from the square of the Sapienza Rifugio Sud, at 1910 meters, from here with the help of the cableway up to 2500 m, you arrive at Piano del Lago, the theater of the last eruptions of Etnea. It has the seal hides, it reaches the foot of the summit craters, where the weather and volcanic conditions for the ascent will be evaluated. Then the descent towards Plan Provenzana, north side 1800 meters, will begin, passing between the Elliptical Crater and the Concrete Plane until the lifts at Monte Conca. Difference in height: + 800 m; - 1400 m Difficulty: Ms (average skier) Travel time: 6 hours Other itineraries: Itinerary for Punta Lucia After getting off from Sapie Refuge

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MTB Etna

Excursion on Etna MTB

Discovery Etna on MTB!!

Etna, a volcano-mountain that gives emotions, sometimes even to love, but that we, even in a strange way, continue to love and fear just because they are aware of being only guests. My is nothing but an idea or perhaps my way of interpreting Etna in the simplest way I know. I am neither a vulcanologist nor a botanist, but I have always lived on Etna where, thanks to the stories of elders, shepherds and peasants, I fell in love with this beautiful land, sterile in appearance but in fact full of fertility. My desire is to be able to convey emotions through stories or just visiting a place laden with energy so that I can give my guests a pleasing memory of the eternal journey. For many more info http://www.etnaguidemtb.it/

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