Before setting out on an excursion at altitude, plan your trip with care. If you are inexperienced or you intend to tackle a route graded as technically difficult, then consult an alpine or mountain guide. You should also contact the refuge warden in the area you’ll be visiting for the latest weather information and to discuss whether your route is advisable. Take prudent precautions, wear suitable clothing for your route, and remember to act responsibly in the mountains at all times.
If you are a mountain lover, you already know the excitement of hiking at altitude, following a via ferrata or testing your climbing skills: the important thing is to be prudent, approaching these activities in an informed and careful manner.
To help you remember how to stay safe, here you find a handbook and four quick guides,
Deer and roe, foxes and badgers, woodpeckers and black grouse: Trentino’s environmental diversity makes it hospitable to a wide variety of animal species, many of which are typical of Alpine settings, like the Alpine chamois, the capercaillie and the ibex.
Encountering them in their natural habitat can be a deeply moving experience, but sightings are not always easy to come by. When you do spot a wild animal, it is essential to follow specific rules of conduct in order to observe them without being noticed yourself and frightening them.
Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions.