Etna excursion

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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