30 Results for tag: strava

📣 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. 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: 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

THE VERTICAL CHALLENGE – April 2021

How much elevation gain can you achieve, using only the trails within the municipality of Riomaggiore, and without using the same trail more than once?  Find out by participating in our VERTICAL CHALLENGE! The rules are very simple:  Sign up on Strava or other application that can record the track of your hike/run, including total elevation ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail #528C

CTT  takes you on the trails. Trail N. 528C, also know as the "Via der Predao", is a short horizontal trail at the southeastern end of the Cinque Terre National Park, in the area of Tramonti.  It connects Trail N. 528V at Casa Cimo to Trail N. 528, passing at about 150 meters above sea level.   The trail starts on N. 528V, about 300 meters from ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail #528V

CTT  takes you on the trails. Trail N. 528V is a vertical trail at the southeastern end of the Cinque Terre National Park, in the area of Tramonti.  It connects the tiny farm settlement of Chioso to the sea.  The trailhead is on Trail N. 528, about 600 meters from Campiglia in the direction of Persico.  There is no signpost indicating the trail, ... More

📣 Trail of the Week: Trail #528

CTT  takes you on the trails. Trail N. 528 is a vertical trail at the extreme southeastern end of the Cinque Terre National Park.  It originates outside of the park in Acquasanta, a small village on the Gulf of La Spezia, and enters the park at Campiglia. The oldest mention of the village of Campiglia dates back to the year 981.  The descent to ... More