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The Zunche’ Trail

Cinque Terre Trekking is nine years old. We are eternally grateful to all who helped us survive this exceptionally challenging year. We spent much of our extra time with a small group of local volunteers searching out and reopening abandoned trails like this one, the Zunchè Trail. For all of you who have not been able to travel yet, we hope that soon you ... More

Monte Le Croci Trail Park on Trail Forks

"Abandon the great roads. Take the trails" (Pythagoras). Now, thanks to the valuable work of volunteers who in recent months have reopened several abandoned trails, you can follow the advice of the Greek mathematician. On  , with credit to Andrea Codda, you can find all of the trails of Monte Le Croci Trail Park and their technical characteristics.... More

📣 Trail of the Week: AV5T part 2

CTT  takes you on the trails. AV5T, the "Alta Via delle Cinque Terre", is a long-distance trail that extends from Monte Prato Pinello in the mountains north of Sestri Levante, to Portovenere, just down the coast from the Cinque Terre.  The entire trail is 70 kilometers in length.  In the previous edition of our newsletter we detailed the 16-kilometer ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: AV5T part 1

CTT  takes you on the trails. AV5T, the "Alta Via delle Cinque Terre", is a long-distance trail that extends from Monte Prato Pinello in the mountains north of Sestri Levante, to Portovenere, just down the coast from the Cinque Terre.  The entire trail is 70 kilometers in length, but we will focus on the section within the boundaries of the Cinque Terre ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail N. 6M

CTT  takes you on the trails. Trail N. 6M is a short horizontal connection between Trail N. 506 and Trail N. 6C plus.  It had been abandoned for years before being reopened by us along with a group of other local volunteers.  It is part of the network within Monte le Croci Trail Park.   The trailhead is on Trail N. 506, about 900 meters from the ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail N. 6Cplus-6C (Porciana-AV5T)

CTT  takes you on the trails. Trail N. 6C Plus and Trail N. 6C connect to each other and together connect Trail N. 586 to Monte le Croci and AV5T.   These are two of our "adopted" trails that we found long abandoned and have since brought back to life.  We discovered them while researching old maps and with the help of many locals. The ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail #572

CTT  takes you on the trails. Trail N. 572 had been abandoned for years before being reopened recently by the municipality of Monterosso.   It was formerly known as Trail N. 14A, and it connects Monterosso to Trail N. 591, where it exits the national park and continues on to Levanto. The trailhead is at Sella di Bagari, which sits between Monte ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Vertical Rie’ – Monte Le Croci

CTT  takes you on the trails. We've been using our extra time during the past months of semi-lockdown to reopen abandoned local trails.  We completed our most recent volunteer project last week, the direct route from the village of Groppo to Monte le Croci.  Way back in 2018 we cleared the final, 300 meter segment from Trail ex6A to Monte le Croci, and ... More

THE VERTICAL CHALLENGE – May 2021

The April Vertical Challenge has a winner: Giacomo Casabianca!  In addition, three participants were able to gain more that 3400 meters of elevation. In the meantime, we've reopened new trail segments, and above all, travel restrictions have been loosened. So with that we are ready to launch another challenge, always with the same spirit of pushing ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail #537

CTT  takes you on the trails. Trail N. 537 is at the extreme southeastern end of the municipality of Riomaggiore.  It connects Telegrafo on Trail AV5T to Punta Pineda, via the locality of Campi.  At roughly its halfway point the trail is intersected by the provincial road SP370.  The upper segment from Campi to Telegrafo, which is signposted and ... More