The Art of Climbing and Yoga

The Art of Climbing and Yoga

Discover the world of climbing and yoga in one of Valtellina’s most unique natural settings.

Almost at the centre of the Alpine arc, Val Masino climbs northwards on the watershed towards the Swiss border. Imagine a mountain hut in a nature reserve. Now imagine a climbing and yoga retreat surrounded by a unique natural environment made of foaming torrents, waterfalls, small lakes, green pastures, and amazing crags - a beautiful rare beauty. You’ll be introduced to both top rope climbing, bouldering, and safety, and find out how climbing is the ideal environment for creating a strong mind-body connection. Combine climbing with Hatha yoga to help you notice the smallest details, lightest sounds, and skills to focus - the perfect combination for rock climbing.

Climbing in Italy's 'Yosemite'

Hatha yoga

Nature reserve

Bouldering

Mountain Hut

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Price Includes

4 days climbing course with qualified alpine guide

4 hatha yoga classes with qualified yoga instructor

1 night local Inn accommodation

3 nights mountain hut accommodation

All meals (4 breakfasts, 3 lunch boxes, 3 dinners, 1 aperitivo)

5% donation to your chosen Impact Project

Price Excludes

Travel to/from tour start/end point

Personal travel insurance

Single supplement for sole occupancy room

Drinks

Any items not mentioned as included

Accommodation

Local Inn with mixed rooms

Mountain hut with mixed rooms

Food & Drink

Healthy local specialities

Equipment Provided

All climbing equipment

Equipment Needed

Yoga mat

Comfortable clothes

Hiking boots/shoes with good ankle support

Waterproof /windproof jacket and trousers

Hiking and climbing clothes

Sun hat, sunglasses and sunscreen

Reusable water bottle

30 litre backpack

Arrival & Departure

Arrival: Morbegno Train Station Afternoon/Evening (depending on arrival in MIlan). Departure: San Martino, Valmasino.

Slow Travel

From Milan: take direct train from Milano Centrale (Central Station) to Tirano to Morbegno. Train every hour.

From Bergamo: take train to Lecco, change train (direction Tirano) and alight at Morbegno. Train every hour.

Are you able to cater for specific diets?

Please let us know if you have any food allergies or require a specific diet when you make your reservation and we will do our best to give you a great food experience.

How many people will there be in the group?

We only operate small group tours in order to minimise our impact on the landscapes and communities we visit.

We take a maximum of 10 people in each group to ensure that everyone gets the most from their Climbing and Yoga in Val Masino.

Private trips also available.
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794
GBP
Per person
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Valtellina, Italy

YOUR LOCAL PARTNER

Clara

the local members BEHIND

The Art of Climbing and Yoga

Clara, our in-destination Local Partner has worked with local qualified and experienced guide Davide and yoga teacher Michelle, to create this breath-taking slow adventure. Davide has spent his life in the mountains. From a young age he helped his uncles with the cows in high alpine pastures and this evolved into a love of hiking, running, ski mountaineering, and climbing. Davide is a passionate climber because we learn something new about the crag and about ourselves each time. By managing our mind to control our fears, we empower ourselves to reach new heights that are otherwise left unexplored. For Michelle, through the movement and teachings of yoga, we explore our potential and carry this into our climbing, creating a dialogue between body and mind. Both disciplines combine breath, mind, flexibility, balance and strength. We learn to listen to calm the mind, to remain present in our body, and let go of our fears.

Valtellina, Italy

impact projects

5% of your adventure price goes directly to supporting one of these four amazing local conservation projects, which you choose at time of booking.

Glaciological Monitoring in the Alps

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Bee Aware - Essere Consapevole

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Adopt a Trail in Valtellina

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Safeguarding an Alpine Valley

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Booking

5 days / 4 nights
794
GBP per person (inc. 5% donation)
Spring, Summer, Autumn 2022-2023
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