35 Results for tag: CAI

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

📣 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

📣 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

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail Zunche’+Tigiua (Aka 6DC)

CTT  takes you on the trails. The Zunche' and Tigiua Trails connect to each other, and together link the hamlet of Groppo to Trail N. 585. The trails were once used by farmers to reach their vineyards and forest properties.  The trails had been abandoned for decades before we reopened them with other volunteers.  The trailhead is in the village of ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail #504C

CTT  takes you on the trails. Trail N. 504C, at the southeastern end of the Cinque Terre National Park, in the area of Tramonti, connects the farm settlement of Schiara to Trail N. 535 near Campiglia.  The trailhead is on N. 504, a few meters from the Oratory of Sant'Antonio.  After passing the oratory, Trail N. 504 turns to the right and descends to ... More