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superlightr

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8,097 posts

169 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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Just looking into doing a long weekend in the Dolomites, checking out the kit, looks great fun. Any tips from anyone who has had a go?

We plan to fly and hire a car, camp in a tent, spend 4 days there.


Burrow01

1,287 posts

98 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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Did this a few years ago, great if you have a head for heights.

Some of it is pretty old though, so you do have to be a bit careful

Ranger 6

5,184 posts

155 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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Where? There's routes all over the place.

We're looking at doing the Avoriaz one this summer.

rhinochopig

17,932 posts

104 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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Burrow01 said:
Did this a few years ago, great if you have a head for heights.

Some of it is pretty old though, so you do have to be a bit careful
Or if you don't. It's a great way for none climbers to experience the joys of 'sewing machine leg' biggrin

superlightr

Original Poster:

8,097 posts

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Wednesday 27th June 2012
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Ranger 6 said:
Where? There's routes all over the place.

We're looking at doing the Avoriaz one this summer.
not sure - Corvara area - we are getting a guide book. So any suggestions would be good.

How long do the routes take? do you go back the way you came up?

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