J D Trek. L'Abruzzo a piedi

English and french speaking guide

Jessica D'andrea

Hiking guide of the Abruzzo Mountain Guides
Interpreter Guide
Instructor of Nordic Walking SINW
Environmental Educator of the the Abruzzo National Park

Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise
Accompagnatore di Media Montagna Regione Abruzzo
Collegio Guide Alpine Abruzzo

© 2017 J D Trek of Jessica D'andrea
Via Duca degli Abruzzi 65 -67030 Civitella Alfedena-AQ
  e-mail info@jdtrek.com - cell (+39) 349 393 8773 - P. IVA 01998080665
Biscurri Plateau


A really spectacular hike to enjoy the magical winter landscapes.

Starting at the Pianoro Campitelli, at an altitude of 1450 meters, we will climb up into the beech wood until reaching the edge of the forest, at an altitude of 1700 mt. There we will find the magnificent scenery of the mountains of Meta, in their winter appearance. Here begins the vast karst plateau of Biscurri, the Vi'scurj in the local dialect: the small valleys and hills, shaped by the weight of ancient glaciers and the force of the waters generated by their dissolution, are crowned by the majestic peaks of Mount Meta, Mount Tartarus, Top Biscurri, Mountain Honey. This place, attainable safety in the middle of winter with the help of the snowshoes, allows everyone to experience the majesty, the greatness and the strength of the mountains and feel the deep respect that is due.

With a little luck it is possible to spot the large group of chamois, which lives on the ridges of the area.

LOCATION: National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise.

DIFFICULTY': medium difficulty. The hike has no technical difficulties, it takes place on mountain trails in wooded areas and meadows with climbs and descents of the average slope. A mountain hike that all healthy people can deal with.

Difference in ALTITUDE: 400 meters uphill and downhill

LENGTH: 8 km, approximately a/r

WHAT to WEAR: walking shoes high waterproof (gore tex or waterproofed with a special spry), t-shirt, light long sleeves, long pants, comfortable hiking (no jeans, not ski pants).

WHAT to BRING: backpack (large enough to contain all the equipment described below), spare t-shirt, knit, fleece, windproof jacket, warm hat, warm gloves, cape or rain jacket, water bottle with water (1lt), food, flashlight. Optional: camera, binoculars, sunglasses, trekking poles if usual to use (recommended if you have a low balance).

WARNINGS: according to the environmental conditions and weather, the program may be subject to change of itinerary, be postponed or cancelled. The participants will be informed and warned for time.

WHERE to SLEEP: only travel agencies can offer all inclusive packages; I'm a guide and not a travel agency. You will still be my responsibility to tell you, if you want to, accommodation facilities that suit your needs.


-Sunday, February 11, (program THE LARGE open SPACES, covered with SNOW >>)

DEPARTURE 9.00 am RETURN 16: 00 LUNCH: packed lunc at your own expense

COST 20,00 € adults 10,00 € under 14 years (snowshoes included; payment in cash on the day of the excursion)

-Sunday, march 25 (program THE LARGE open SPACES, covered with SNOW >>)

DEPARTURE 9.00 am RETURN 16: 00 LUNCH: packed lunc at your own expense

COST 20,00 € adults 10,00 € under 14 years (snowshoes included; payment in cash on the day of the excursion)


It's possible to request this task in different dates  just contact me for mail.



INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS: you must book within the day preceding the date of the excursion, better, with a little advance.

For booking: specify the date and the route chosen, the number of participants, provide a contact reference and a contact mobile phone.

To book and for more information you can contact me by phone at 349 3938773 (also sms or wapp), by e-mail to info@jdtrek.com or through the form on this page.

When I am in the excursion, the cell phone may be unreachable: send a sms or wapp and I will answer as soon as possible.

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Meeting PLACE: in front of the Tourist Office of Alfedena AQ in Piazza Umberto I°, about ten minutes before the scheduled time of departure of the excursion. Moving together with by car (15 min) for the beginning of the path.


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Beech forest in winter timeMont Meta in winter timeMountain with snoiw
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