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DESTRUCTION FOZA, excursion with GUIDE plateau, 2 December 2017

Saturday 2/12/2017 at 08:45
HIKES AND WALKS
Foza

Guided excursion in the places of the great war with guides Altopiano di Asiago-"The village Burns 100 years from the destruction of Foza and the battle of Cornon + visit Foza Museum"

HISTORICAL EXCURSION-Special GREAT WAR In the SAME PLACES 100 YEARS LATER

Mountain hiking in FOZA

Guided excursion, in cooperation with "Friends of history of Foza" along ancient paths that connected the device to the "downtown". Visiting Mount Cornon and Sasso Rosso (historically important areas to the mountainous area of the Asiago plateau and its foothills, the Brenta Canal).

l topic of our day will be tied to the variety and richness of mountain cultures, with the aim of promoting the wide range of identities "montane". We will talk about the "end of an era and a culture" that of the people of the Cimbri present here since the year 1000 and completely erased by the great war, great changes not only linguistic but also architectural lifestyles and the "culture" Montana took place here in just 100 years.

The country of Foza, evacuee in 1916 was saved from destruction during the advance of the Strafexpedition. 100 years ago in December 1917, was set on fire by the outbreak of fuel depot by one of the departments "flamethrower" Italians. The sequence then the bombing of the opposing sides talking erased the characteristic Church and all the houses present.

Along the route we will go trough the beautiful and characteristic quarters of Foza, along ancient paths, vital roads that always converges outlying areas to "downtown". We'll talk about biodiversity, flora and fauna with endemic species such as the breed of sheep "Foza" bearing mountains, indigenous economy element already in Roman times, during the Venetian Republic and now reduced to little more than a hundred heads.

Visit mount Cornon, maximum progress of Austro-Hungarian divisions during the "second battle of Melette" and become fundamental pivot in the Italian defensive line, Mte Grappa-plateau.

Return to the country at about 13.30, then guided visit to the Ethnographic Museum of Foza. For those who want then at 16.00 opportunity to attend the presentation of the new book on the history of the WORLD: from FOZA-Foza wars and migrations-of Louis and Gabriele Menegatti.

EXCURSION PROGRAM:


Departure scheduled at 8.45 from the Bar at the station near the entrance of the square the ice stadium of Asiago.

Hiking time: 4 hours including the guided tour

Difficulty: medium (read under the description of fix)

Vertical drop: 200 m

Guide: Philip Menegatti-Accompanist of middle mountain in writing to the Board of the mountain guides of the Veneto

COST OF TOUR: GUIDED TOUR + INSURANCE

Adults: €15.00 includes entry to the Museum

Children under 15 years: €5.00

Children up to 6 years, disabled and handicapped persons: free

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED BEFORE 18.00 the DAY BEFORE:

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DRESS CODE:

Walking boots or hiking boots, long pants, fleece and suitable clothing to face an overnight hike, gloves and Cap.

RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES:

Trekking poles, hot tea, nuts.

Moving with your car.

ABOUT US-HIGHLAND GUIDES

Us "Plateau" we are the first group of professional guides of the plateau. We are local guides who operate on the territory of the Altopiano dei Sette Comuni since 2008. Membership to the site by members of the group ensures an intimate knowledge of the proposals and a deeply respectful approach towards the environment and its history. Our guides are mountain professionals recognized and enrolled in the province of Vicenza; they propose to accompany busloads of people hiking and tours around the area, as required by regional law No. 33 of 04/11/2002 and according to the laws of the professional bodies of which fan part.

READING THE DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY:

EASY: the route takes place on forest roads, dirt roads or easy trails always well stated and without orientation problems in case of fog or bad weather. The slopes are within the 250-300 meters and the length of the route is included in three hours. It is a little long walks requiring a sports shoe, not necessarily the lightweight boot or boot.

Easy/medium: the route takes place on forest roads, dirt roads or easy trails always well marked. The slopes are within the 250-300 meters and the length of the route is included in 3-5 hours. It is a little long walks that require hiking shoe or boot.

Medium: the route exceeds three hours, is more complex, takes place on the trail with some challenging ascent or descent but surmountable without mountaineering equipment. The land can be disconnected or missing signals. The maximum gradient is still within 300 metres.

Average/challenging: the itinerary exceeds three hours, is complex for the difference of up to 500 meters or for the length of walk up to 6 hours, takes place on the trail with some challenging ascent or descent but surmountable without the support of mountaineering equipment. The land can be disconnected or missing signals.

CHALLENGING routes that require training are experienced and physical strength on the part of those who follow them. You must know how to move with skill even in dangerous terrain: steep scree, steep slopes or dense Bush, tall and unreferenced, rock steps, lack of sources. The difficulty of the terrain and the distance from reference points require a total autonomy. Where indicated there may be a need to bring the following material to bivouac as the tent, bivouac sack, stove, food, requires training, energy and motivation.

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