OUR ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS
Do you still have any doubts? Any questions you haven't found answers to within the pages of our website? This collection may be for you.
What is the opening period of the mountain hut?
Approximately our mountain hut is open from June 20 to September 20, we suggest you to check the exact opening period by looking at the news posted on the home page of our website.
Does the mountain hut have a winter bivouac?
Yes, the mountain hut has a winter bivouac with 6 beds; there are no blankets or mattresses inside, plus there are no sources of heating, electricity and water.
The winter bivouac is available only during the months when the mountain hut is closed.
Are reservations required to stay overnight?
Yes, reservations are required.
Do the rooms have private bathrooms?
No, all bathrooms are shared.
How are the beds in the rooms?
Except for a few exceptions, the beds are all bunk beds.
Are the rooms equipped with electrical plugs?
No. Next to the bar desk, it is possible to charge one's electronic devices (mobile phones, cameras, etc.) during the operating hours of the power generators. Unsupervised room.
Is it possible to bring one's own backpack to the room?
Does one receive a key to lock the room?
No, the rooms are not equipped with keys; therefore, it is recommended not to leave valuables inside them.
Is it possible to take a shower?
Yes, 2 showers are available for overnight Guests. To get hot water you need to purchase a special token.
Are hair dryers available?
Is it necessary to bring one's own slippers?
Is there a dedicated room for drying one's own laundry?
Yes. Unsupervised room.
Is the mountain hut heated?
The mountain hut is not equipped with a heating system in its entirety.
The only heated rooms are the bar/restaurant area, with the help of 2 wood-burning stoves and fan coils, and the showers, which are equipped with radiators.
In the mountain hut, do mobile phones have a signal?
No. Only in some places outside the mountain hut you can get reception (please note that the signal quality varies greatly from operator to operator).
Does the mountain hut have its own Wi-Fi network?
No. We are, however, connected to the provincial TrentinoWiFi network; registration to the service is required, the signal is only outside the mountain hut (please note that the line may be disrupted in bad weather).
What does the abbreviation "BB" mean?
"BB" means that the treatment includes only breakfast.
What does the abbreviation "HB" mean?
"HB" means that the treatment includes half board, that is, dinner and breakfast.
What does the dinner provided in the half board formula include?
It includes a first course and a second course with side dish of your choice from our specific menu, as well as a dessert of our selection or an espresso coffee. During dinner all drinks such as any extras (e.g., an additional side dish) are not included in the fixed price.
Is it possible to eat à la carte for dinner?
What does the breakfast include?
Breakfast includes both sweet and savory options and includes a beverage of your choice of milk, caffelatte, American coffee or tea.
Is there the opportunity to purchase a packed lunch?
Yes. For organizational reasons, we ask that a request is made in the evening; the packed lunch is then picked up the next morning.
What does the packed lunch include?
Its content is agreed upon when the order is placed.
Is gluten-free food available?
Yes, we serve gluten-free dishes (also using packaged products) specifying that we do not have a dedicated kitchen for their preparation. If you wish to bring something from home to be eaten in the mountain hut, it is fine for us.
Are vegetarian and vegan meals also served?
Yes, vegetarian and vegan dishes are also on our menu.
Is it necessary to make reservations for lunch or a snack?
No, reservations are not required.
Are there any water springs near the mountain hut?
Is it possible to pay with both cash and electronic cards?
Yes, both cash and electronic card payments are accepted (unless there are connection problems).
Are discounts provided for CAI/SAT/DAV/etc. members?
No, our mountain hut is private.
Are there any discounts for children?
No. For children, we suggest to have overnight stay with only breakfast eating dinner à la carte.
Are pets allowed inside the mountain hut?
No. According to our internal regulations they are not allowed to enter the internal spaces of the mountain hut dedicated to the Guests, such as the bar/restaurant area and rooms for safety and hygiene reasons.
What measures are taken to counter the Covid-19 virus?
Provision of hand sanitizer gel, frequent sanitizing and aeration of the rooms with special attention to common areas and most frequently touched surfaces, interpersonal distancing, deterrence to gatherings, application of the guidelines provided in case of positives.
Before going on a high altitude trip, what is good to know?
Choose a route suitable for your and your companions' preparation and plan your itinerary well
When choosing your route, check its duration, length, height variance, any difficulties, while also considering your and other hikers' physical and technical abilities.
Using adequate sources, get information about the area to be visited noting the correct trails to take near crossroads and any mountain hut present along the way, and gather up-to-date details on trail conditions.
Be cautious: if you are new to hiking, do not choose a route that is too long, but start gradually.
Accurately calculate the hours of daylight
Choose to leave early in the morning so that you have more daylight hours available and include additional time you may wish to use for breaks to regain strength.
Make sure the weather is stable
Check weather reports and keep an eye on the weather development.
Remember that in the mountains, storms usually occur in the afternoon/evening. For this reason, you are advised to leave in the morning unless a weather front is forecast to pass through.
Preferably never head into the mountains alone and leave said your planned route also indicating your estimated time of arrival.
Do not hesitate to rely on mountain professionals
Especially if you are a beginner, you can count on alpine guides and mid-mountain guides: they can go with you and also teach you the good practices of the mountain environment.
Moreover, if you have any doubts, these people, along with mountain hut managers, can give you information to plan your route.
Choose suitable clothing, equipment and gear but not only that...
Adopt a layered approach to clothing, with layers ranging from light to more heavyweight, and use footwear appropriate for the activity with soles in good condition.
Keeping an eye on weight, put in your rucksack a change of clothes kept in a plastic bag, as well as waterproof and windproof clothing, gloves and hat, sunglasses and high-protection sunscreen, a first-aid kit, a power bank to recharge your phone, orientation tools (paper and/or digital topographic map, altimeter and compass), a headlamp, water and food.
- If you are hiking, poles may be useful.
- If you plan to go via ferratas, remember your via ferrata kit (helmet, harness, rope, carabiners) and grip gloves. In special cases, you may also need a longer piece of rope with carabiners and/or ice axe and crampons. Don't improvise, learn how to use the materials provided first.
- If you are climbing, bring all the equipment you need to best tackle the identified route; don't forget your helmet. Again, in advance understand the technical characteristics of your equipment and learn how to use it.
Lastly, always bring with you attention, experience and the right dose of fear that can help you in case of unexpected events.
Download the “112 Where ARE U" app
This app allows you to call 112, which is the single European emergency number, by automatically sending your location data.
During a high altitude trip, what is recommended?
Pay the utmost attention
Always approach the mountain with your head and heart: you are in a special and uniquely beautiful place, which, nevertheless, presents dangers; respect the environment by keeping a responsible behavior (for example, don't throw rocks, don't disturb animals, don't light fires, don't leave trash).
Drink little but often and feed yourself properly
Sports in general require proper hydration in addition to adequate nutrition.
It is important not to wait for thirst stimulus, so drink regularly according to the ambient temperature and intensity of activity. In the mountains, you can drink in addition to water, tea, isotonic drinks or diluted fruit juices.
Nutrition and physical efficiency are closely interconnected. The advice is to start your day with a proper breakfast, that is more than just a coffee; to eat some fresh/dry fruit or dark chocolate during the course of the activity; at lunch and dinner to have a full meal but without exceeding.
During your trek or via ferrata, follow the signage along the way and never leave the trail
Always follow the red and white signs, and read their details on direction, elevation and times. Do not leave the trail.
When climbing, remember to perform a partner check and tie a knot at the end of the rope, check the wear of stops and anchors
Mutual checks between climber and belayer are essentials. When belaying, give your partner full attention and communicate with simple and clear instructions.
Check that anchoring points on the wall are in good conditions.
Share your route
Say where you are. Notify those waiting for you in case you are late or miss your arrival.
Do not hesitate to go back on your steps
If tiredness arises, if you have doubts about the route or if the weather turns bad, look at the map and pinpoint your location to possibly re-evaluate your itinerary.
In case of emergency and need for rescue, call 112
During the call it is important to remain calm and answer to the operator's questions in detail.
The main information to be provided is:
- exact location of the accident;
- activity engaged in;
- number of people involved;
- number of injured people, their state of health and how the accident occurred;
- weather conditions at the site of the accident;
- telephone number from which you are calling.
Keep the line free so that emergency personnel can call you back if necessary.