Caving / Spelunking in ”Grotta di Costalta”, Borgo Valsugana,
Trentino-South Tyrol Italy
Grotta Costalta :
In Alto Adige - Trentino region, fans of caving can admire the impressive underground setting of the Dolomites mountain chain, shaped by the continuous flow of crystal clear water from the melting of ancient glaciers.
The Grotta di Costalta is located in the northern slopes of Monte Mandriolo in the valley of Sella in Trentino side. Following the route 205 and after 3 hr of walking, you can reach its entrance at 1691 m/5547 ft.
In Alto Adige - Trentino region, the particular geological formation of the Dolomites Mountain group and the continuous pass of floating water and steams have shaped the underground format of the area, creating cavities and caves with an especially interesting character and with ample evidence of the past.
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The canyoning activity in Dolomites, is a very successful combination of mountaineering and fluvial techniques. In Trentino region, in northern Italy, the fans of canyoning have many options to enjoy the magnificent gorges of Italian Alps. The crystal clear waters coming down directly from the snowy slopes of the Dolomite’s peaks and the breathtaking landscape, not only from the top of the hills but also from the heart of the mountains would take your breath away. The area offers many possibilities for all skill levels.
Snowshoeing has become very popular in all winter resorts over the last years. Touring to the slopes and hiking up the hills on these ‘rackets’ gives you the opportunity to admire pure nature in remote locations, accessible only to mountaineers. Reaching heights up to the hills with breathtaking panoramas is the best reward for your efforts.
Dog sledding has recently become very fashionable and is included within winter resorts activities. In the entire area of Trentino - Alto Adige, including the Val Pusteria region, you will definitely enjoy a unique experience.
Trentino-Alto Adige region, in north Italy, can be considered as one of the most known destination among fans of climbing. With the Italian Alps in Trentino side and the Dolomites di Brenta in Adige side, the entire region seems to be an extensive playground, full of options.
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