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EXCURSION AL MOUNT SIBILLA m2173
Unevenness in climb: 635m. Time: gone hours 2; return hours 1,30. Difficulty: average; it demands a sure training for the length of the distance. Equipment: from excursion with footwear adapted, jacket to wind, water and food. Interest: floristico, landscaped, geomorfologico. Period: summer, autumn. Localization: the Sibilla Mount (2175m) ago part of the southern chain of the Sibillini. To north it is delineated from the Val Tenna, to south the crest continues in Vallelunga Top. Departure: from Montemonaco the road asphalted for S.Biagio Island is taken. After 2 Km is feed on the left the brecciata road that they to the Sibilla Mount knows. After 9 Km in strong slope is arrived to the Sibilla Shelter (1540m) where the car lets and it is continued on foot, for the valloncello to its right, towards the crest of the mountain. The excursion is carried out in atmospheres of high quota from the immense horizons. The Sibilla Mount has given the name to the solid umbro-marchigiano montuoso; it all around offers a splendid panorama and on the Throat of the Infernaccio. From the Shelter Sibilla (1540 m) they to right for the valloncello knows itself grassy that door to crest (1970 m). She continues herself then for the crest on the left till the Crown, that is to the base of the small full of rocks jump where the terrazzo is caught up on which the Cove of the Sibilla (today obstructed from collapsed masses is opened). A last slope door to the panoramic top (2175m). The long reduction is faced then the full of rocks crest the west that connects the top with Top Vallelunga (2224 m) until meeting the advanced extremity of a brecciata road that ruins all the Sibilla. It is feed folding on the left and always in reduction it is returned to the Sibilla Shelter. The Cove of the Sibilla, than is found to 2150 m. on the depositor south of the top of the Sibilla Mount, second the legend was inhabited from a profetessa mysterious said Appennine Sibilla that it would have been condemned from God to live in the depth of the mountain till the universal judgment being itself rebelled because wanted to become the Mother of Christ. According to the local tradition the Sibilla would not be that the Sibilla Fairy, a good fairy whose ancelle they came down sometimes to goes them to teach the art of the spinning and the webbing or in the festivities, in order to dance with the young people of the place. The more meaningful documentation of the visits to the Cove is that left from Antoine Knows de It them, French knight who caught up it 18 May 1420. It made of the Cove a description much verosimile in its book from the title it: The Paradis De the Reine Sybille. In the legend of the Guerrin Meschino, written from Andrea from Barberino (1410), the protagonist to the search of the parents caught up the Cove of the Sibilla. You it remained a year between multiple loving temptations from the fairies without falling in the sin saving therefore the spirit and at the end he exited and he returned in the world. The truth found before rovinosi recent landslides is that of a composed cove from one knows it inner high 4m to square plant, which it is approached through a little one pertugio or from an other income through a long gallery 7m. and high 2m. It knows it inner continues to the west and towards the low one through a deep sink 4m. equipped of short lateral distribution. Now the cove is diruta and inaccessible turning out but visible its income.
EXCURSION AL PILATO LAKE
Unevenness in climb: 1000m. Time: gone hours 3,00; return hours 2,30. Difficulty: average; for the length of the distance and the unevenness to exceed let alone for the feature it begins them of steep and slippery path. Equipment: from excursion with hat and footwear adapted, food and water. Interest: geomorfologico, floristico, landscaped faunistico and. Period: from spring forwarded to the autumn. Localization: They Of the Lake of Pilato goes finds themselves on the Southeastern depositor of the Sibillini and appears enclosed between ridges that introduce guideline N-S.
The head of goes them is under the Mount east Carrier (2476m) and the Top of the Redentore (2448m) to the west. Departure: From Montemonaco it is come down in the valley of the Aso with asphalted road then is taken to right till to penetrate themselves between mountains and to reach the inhabited little one of Foce. Joints to Foce are advised to more ahead leave the car to the margins of the lived one or going back the carrareccia on the Pian of the Gardosa. Distance all the Plan of the Gardosa is advanceed to us in a forest of faggi where the carrareccia it becomes a mulattiera before facing the full of rocks step of the Carried out ones. This is the more laborious feature because the path becomes steep and unstable. Then it is continued always in the fondovalle in climb till to catch up Round Mount that is gone around leaving on the left the ruderi of casaletto (a Hut Swimming pools). Still continuing on the path it is succeeded in to notice the Lake of Pilato finally (1940m). The return happens along the same distance. The southern part of the Sibillini is characterized from dorsal arch on which the higher tops are concentrated: Mount Carrier (2478m), Top of the Redentore (2449m), Argentella Mount (2201m), Bourgeois Palace (2119) and Mount Pigs (2235). Inside of this ridge the Lake of Pilato is enclosed. Its goes them is typically glacial with profile to “U”. In conche of the glacial washbowl also at the height of summer permangono the languages of nevaio, often covered from detritici cumuli. Unevenness in climb: 1000m. Time: gone hours 3,00; return hours 2,30. Difficulty: average; for the length of the distance and the unevenness to exceed let alone for the feature it begins them of steep and slippery path. Equipment: from excursion with hat and footwear adapted, food and water. Interest: geomorfologico, floristico, landscaped faunistico and. Period: from spring forwarded to the autumn. Localization: They Of the Lake of Pilato goes finds themselves on the Southeastern depositor of the Sibillini and appears enclosed between ridges that introduce guideline N-S.
The Lake of Pilato has formed in the bottom of the glacial washbowl with two river basins nearly circulars (to form of glances at them) that they catch up the maximum depth to the center (approximately 9m). The form and the level of the invaded one however are influenced from the course anniversary of the above all snowy precipitations. Of winter the surface freezes totally till advanced spring. In the Lake of Pilato alive an only crustacean to the world: the Chirocefalo of the Marchesoni (Chirocephalus Marchesonii). Of diaphanous color orange along approximately 14 milimeter, swims on the back and places its eggs near the rivers of the lake. Here because it is better to remain distant some meter from the edge of the same one. It was uncovered single in 1954 from prof. the Marchesoni during the lead idrogeologiche searches from the University of Small room.
EXCURSION TO MOUNT BOURGEOIS PALACE
Unevenness in climb: 900m. Time of distance: gone 3h 30m; return 2h 30m Difficulty: average (the ascension can turn out laborious). Equipment: from excursion with footwear adapted, jacket to wind, water and food. Interest: faunistico, floristico, geomorfologico, landscaped. Period: from June to September. Localization: the “channel” of Bourgeois Palace is a Walloon who records the orographic left of Goes them of Foce and she meets to you quickly after the lived one of Foce. The excursion laughed them the bottom of the canalone until to the wall of Bourgeois Palace that is found in the dorsal Mount Sibilla-Top Vallelunga-Mount Argentella. Departure: Montemonaco to head towards Foce being exceeded the rural borgate ones of Tofe and Rocca. Joints in proximity of Foce to the height of some ruderi in reinforced concrete on the right, leave a mulattiera path that is advanceed in the forest. To park the car in the vicinities in proximity of the street center and to continue on foot. Description of the route: from the road the mulattiera knows them through the outlet of goes them lateral and proceeds in a throat between dirupate walls covered of vegetation. Continuing to go up in the canalone invaded from the forest the path affievolisce folding itself on the left and dividendosi in two. Following the trace of right always in climb the bottom of the canalone is caught up. Now one knows them to little ones hairpin curves still re-entering in the forest between obvious avalanche traces. Left the forest it is continued by now on the bottom of the impluvio in sight of the east wall of Bourgeois Palace. Continuing to go up it is arrived to the threshold of the glacial washbowl: ” The Small lake” (1700m), where between spring and beginning summer meteoric waters of nivale fusion ristagnano and. To this point if it is taken to right of the washbowl the path intercepts then that comes from Source of the Maple tree that in little minuteren us door inside of Bourgeois Palace. If it is taken to the left of the glacial washbowl through an easy distance on pasture it catches up the solid grassy back of Pian of the Cavalle (1903m). For the return to resume the path to the base of the mount and exceeded the washbowl of the Small lake, to take on the left towards the Source of the Maple tree in order arriving to a forest of secular faggi said the Frondosa. Escapes from this following the Zappacenere pit that heads decidedly low maintaining itself to right arrive in a short time on the road of Foce. Bourgeois palace is composed from two vertical full of rocks walls similar to two pillars mails to the income of a majestic medieval palace. From such aspect the curious name of Bourgeois Palace derives sure. In its inside it is found to us of forehead to a carsica wide conca cosparsa of doline driven in distributed. A carsico-glacial other conca is placed under the east wall in the called zone the Small lake. Here after the issolution of snows a temporary small lake is formed that accommodates the Chirocefalo of the Sibilla (“Chirocephalus Sibyllae”) an other species regarding that which it is found in the Lake of Pilato