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MOUNT ZOVETTO: English Sector, excursion/Guided snowshoe hike, 3 December 2019

Thursday 3/1/2019 at 08:45
SNOWSHOEING
Ciaspolata Monte Zovetto Guide Altopiano

Snowshoeing, guided excursion "mount Zovetto": The English sector-with the "Plateau" Guides-from 10 years at your service

 

Winter hike or SNOWSHOEING HISTORIC/nature

This course is ideal for those who want to learn a little-known aspect of the great war, the intervention of the allies to defend the southern edge of the plateau, great barrier which contained the Imperial Army on the mountains people bulwark of the Veneto plain.

In November 1917, to parry the consequences of Caporetto, arrives in Italy the British expeditionary force B.E.F. (British Expeditionary Force Italy) in adding machine-guns, mortars, artillery, field and logistics. The British introduce new tactics: they precede the offensive with a night of war patrols.

This is to avoid the static trench warfare: it tended to be translated for men in a State of passiveness. There are many stories related to these departments: some speak of sports events to soften the tension of wartime, other of battles won thanks to Rum dropped into enemy hands. The last assault on the 29 October 1918 to the emplacement of Vezzena, so in the evening of 2 November the British tents at Osteria del Termine, former border with the Empire-Hungary.

EXCURSION PROGRAM:

Expected departure at 8.45 from the Bar at the station near the entrance of the square the ice stadium of Asiago;

Hiking time: 4 hours with a guided tour

Difficulty: EASY

Vertical drop: 200 m

Children: Suitable for children from 7 years upwards.

COST of tour: historic guided tour fee

Adults: €15.00 (€20 if snowshoeing)

Children under 15 years: €5.00

Guide: Anna Saddle- Environmental naturalist guide and companion of medium mountain of College Guide Alpine del Veneto

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED BEFORE 18.00 the DAY BEFORE:

Phone: 3407347864 i send an e-mail. To contact us please click the buttons below.

NO reservation by SMS are not always read!

DRESS CODE:

Walking boots or hiking boots, long pants, gloves, Cap and windbreaker trekking sticks

Recommended Accessories:

Dried fruit, hot tea, a change to keep in the car.

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.

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