Family adventure in the snow

Discovering the Dolomites with your children

How can we build an igloo? How do animals survive in the snow? And what does the farmer do in winter? Adventurer old and young can investigate such matters at the family adventure program. Together we will discover the winter woods and find out which animals roam across the the nature park in winter. We can help the farmer to do the typical works in winter. By learning the tricks we need to survive in an emergency in harsh surroundings, we will be well equipped for the winter.
Family adventure in the snow: the programme (21 February – 3 March 2017)
What do farmers do in winter?
Meeting place: Sciliar-Catinaccio Nature Park house in Tires (Bagni di Lavina Bianca)
Duration: 2 pm – 4 pm
Appointments: Tuesday, 21 February and 28 February 2017
Surrounded by the warmth of an open fire and the homely atmosphere at the Nature Park house in Tires al Catinaccio, we’ll experience the life of a farmer in winter. We’ll be finding out how a Venetian saw works, seeing how roof shingles are cut and learning some fascinating facts about beekeeping. We will also have the chance to help repair honey frames and make our own beeswax candle to take home as a souvenir.
Igloo experience: winter survival techniques
Meeting place: Mountain Hut Messnerjoch, Tires al Catinaccio
Duration: 2 pm - 5 pm
Appointments: Thursday, 23 February and 2 March 2017
For a few hours, we can experience the world of the indigenous people of the far north in direct contact with the nature. Together we construct an igloo to protect against the wind and cold of the winter. We will make tea with ingredients we collect ourselves and learn first-hand how to cope in nature even with the very simplest resources.
Tracking in the snow in the Ciamin Valley
Meeting place: Bus stop Cyprianerhof in S. Cypriano
Duration: 10 am – 12 noon
Appointments: Friday, 24 February and 3 March 2017
Do you recognize the tracks of a hare, deer or fox in the snow? What is the shape of their tracks in the snow, on the trees and cones? A pathfinder will take us on an adventure trip into the snow-covered woods, and tell us thrilling facts about the different animals who live in the Sciliar-Catinaccio Nature Park, telling us their strategies to survive the winter months. We never know in advance just what we might discover.
Important information about the programmes
You will need the following clothing and equipment:
backpack, something to drink and eat while on the move, warm clothing, hat, gloves and warm winter boots!

Where to sign up?
An application with further information of each event is provided at the information offices of Castelrotto, Siusi, Fiè allo Sciliar, Alpe di Siusi and Tires al Catinaccio.
Application deadline: until 5 pm the day before each event (at Tires al Catinaccio until 12 noon)

The family adventure in the snow is suitable for children beginning at the age of 6. The accompaniment of an adult is required.

Prices1 adult + 1 childeach additional person
Price per event15 €5 €
Weekly price40 €12 €
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Sat: 8.00am - 1.00pm
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