Tag: extreme sport
Discovering hidden places in the Ossola Valley
From July to October 2017
Experience a mixture of water, nature, and adventure on a half-day trip that takes you canyoning in Ossola Valley, located close to Lake Maggiore.
Start off your day with a transfer from Stresa, Baveno, or Verbania to Premosello Chiovenda. Then, with the help of an alpine guide, you will be taught the basics of canyoning. Put on your wetsuit and your safety gear, and then set off on an expedition that includes walking, climbing, jumping, and abseiling through a deep and wild canyon with carved rock formations. You will follow your guide along an exciting and surprising route, through ravines, along natural pools and slides, and more, as you explore the valley paradise.
When: From July to October 2017
Where: transfer from Baveno or Stresa to Premosello Chiovenda – Ossola Valley (VB)
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“Ferrata” with guides
Departure at 9:00 a.m. ca. by cableway from Macugnaga to Mount Moro. From here you will start a 1 hour walk to reach the climbing route at 3.000 metres above sea level. The activity will take about an hour and half, climbing in safety on a protected route for a total elevation gain of 250 m on compact rock. Return to Mount Moro, where you will enjoy typical “Polenta e Spezzatino” (cornmeal porridge and beef stew).
EXCURSION PRICE: € 117,00 per person min. 2 people
€ 98,00 per person min. 3 people
€ 92,00 per person min. 4 people
SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE EXCURSION:
Alpine guide, half-day
Lunch with Polenta e Spezzatino
Round-trip by Monte Moro cableway
Harness and helmet rental
WHAT TO BRING:
Boots or trekking shoes
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Let’s challenge winter! For the cold blooded there are two events you can’t miss this February.
For the 39th time in Arona and the 12th time in Cannobio “The Winter Ordeal” will be held, where the most courageous dive into the freezing cold water of Lake Maggiore.
In Cannobio the event will be held on Saturday February 7th.
In Arona the participants will enter the water in front of Hotel Giardino at 11.30 with a following Ice Sprint at 11.45 and prizegiving at 12. After the event there will be a special menu proposed to the participants and their supporters at the Ristorante Pizzeria Giardino.
In Arona, for those who feel brave enough to participate, the meeting is at 10.00/10.30 at Hotel Giardino for a medical check-up.
Is a steel cable and a cable signal , stretched between two locations mentioned above , with a drop equal to 289 meters .
The purpose of the attraction is to have an experience of flying into space , firmly hooked by a system of pulleys and harnesses, using only the force of gravity where, with a peak of 120 km / h , adrenaline and scenery will leave you breathless .
Upon arrival will be provided dining and relaxing to take a breath and go back … Read More »