So you have signed up for a summer adventure trekking on the Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites. Now is the time you make sure you are fit and ready in order to get maximum enjoyment out of your trek. The Alta Via 1 is a great challenge and preparation is the key to achieving your goal.
The Dolomites are for sure a stunningly beautiful area to hike but it isn’t easy and each day you will experience some challenging terrain. The Alta Via 1 is physically demanding, you will be travelling over rugged and mountainous terrain with a sustained amount of ascent and descent on a daily basis. Make sure you are aware of the daily distances travelled and the height gain and descent so you know what to expect.
TREK GRADING: DIFFICULT
We grade our treks from 1 to 4 (1 being relatively easy and 4 being toughest), each trek receives a grade depending on the difficulty of terrain and numbers of days of sustained trekking. Alta Via 1 is a grade 3 trek. It is a difficult multi day challenge requiring a high level of fitness.
View our trek grading information.