Lamponi Cave hike
Monte Nero abyss and Timpa Rossa hut
Sunday, August the 30th 2015

Trail info:

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Hke on mountain trail
  • Total walking: 13 km
  • Elevation gain: 200 m
  • Car drive: about 25 Km from Zafferana.
Picture of the lamponi cave


Program of the day:
  • h 9:00 - Meeting point at the Zafferana city park
  • h 10:00 - Hike on the Monte Nero/Rifugio Timpa Rossa trail
  • h 12:00 - Short break at Timpa Rossa hut
  • h 13:00 - Visit of the Lamponi cave and lunch break
  • h 14:30 - Return trip hike begin
  • h 17:30 - Return trip through the Linguaglossa pine tree wood - end of the excursion

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Participants will be contacted via e-mail

picture of the path to the Timpa Rossa shelter


Hike reserved to members of the association.
Membership fee season 2014/2015 equal to € 10.00.

Mandatory equipment:

  • Trekking shoes
  • Wind breaker
  • Sweater
  • Torch
  • Packed lunch
  • Water (1.5 l)


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