Text and pictures © 2007-2023 Guillaume Dargaud
Last updated on 2021/11/05
"If reincarnation exists, I'd like to come back as a woman's bike seat." — Jim MacMahon.
Left: Spring of the Velino river.
Right: Biking up to the summit of the Scarpa, visible on the left.
Right: Local fauna found up on the mountain.
Left: The 'biffa' on the summit, still with its green leaves from a few days ago.
Left: A blue thistle (Hydrangea?), typical of the Apennines.
Right: Mountain bike on the summit.
Left: Getting crowded in the tent.
Right: Group of semi-wild horses in the morning, next to the Biffa.
Left: Aurora and a curious young horse.
Right: The tour up and down Mt boragine is quite interesting and described here or here (in french).
Above: Breakfast time under the hungry stare of horses.
Right: Mt Terminillo, at 2217m the local high summit popular with hikers, as seen from the trailhead towards Monte di Cambio.
Above: The destination: Monte di Cambio (alt 2081m)
Above: Terminillo and part of the trail leading towards Mt di Cambio.
Above: Terminillo (left) and Monte di Cambio (right) as seen from farther down the east ridge.
Left: Summit of Monte di Cambio, getting ready to go down the steep and rocky east ridge visible below.
Right: The tour up and down Mt boragine is quite interesting and described here or here (in french). An alternate and easier descent is in the Sigillo valley.