Update 2017: Scala Cruci path is currently closed for security reasons. The best option to descent inside the nature reserve is currently the following path (only italian language with automatic translate):
- Adeguate training
-Ability to adapt
-Shoes and knee-guards to ascend the river
Whatever excursion you want to do, you’d better bring with you water and food, since there are no shops down the quarry. At first we went to the main lakes for a few hours, and then we moved to the secondary lakes.
THE MAIN LAKES
The discent starts at the belvedere, from which it is possible to see . With the zoom we can catch a glimpse of . At the belvedere starts the descent along . After a few bends you can see . We keep on walking , stopping every now and then . Just before we reach the main lakes . At the moment we go to the right. The vicinity of the river and suddenly , still immersed into the vegetation, with the reflections of the plants giving rise to unique colours. And where it is possible to refresh yourself at the end of the decent. Here it is a mix of , , and . After a few hours we realise that and we decide to leave the main lakes to go towards the secondary lakes.
THE SECONDARY LAKES
If you decide to climb up the lakes, we recommend that you are very careful, since a small accident could have serious consequences. At the main lakes is full of tourists and sometimes there is a guard that will call the helicopter in case of emergency, but at the secondary lakes there’s no guard and no reception for your mobiles, so every problem can become significant. DO NEVER GO ALONE and if possible keep someone informed of your destination
We go back to the fork we saw earlier. walking on tree trunks and we walk next to a series of of . A piece of indicates that you need to climb up the steps on the right and keep on going. After a few metres we finally get to the point unless they were waterproof. We leave everything there and . From this point on, it is impossible to describe everything we have encountered. You have to go there to see with your eyes , , , , e .
We climbed up the river for about 1,5 km, covering a difference in height of about 40-50 metres, after that we started going back If you want to know more about it:
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