Mountaineering has always been a favorite activity for mountain lovers using techniques of rock or ice climbing. The Presolana Basin offers a huge number of cliffs (rock wall equipped) to climb the heights of the Orobic Alps. Qualified guides can accompany and teach you. There is an indoor climbing gym in Castione della Presolana for lovers of climbing even during the winter. *** app for mountaineering trails available in december.
In our area there are three well equipped stables: Colle Vareno, Onore and Clusone. You can ride both in the English and American style and also ride on the "sentiero delle Orobie" which is an adventurous and fascinating experience. You can also have the help of an instructor for horse riding in the mountains, at the stable or to plan a riding course during your stay.
The Nordic Walking with poles is an activities suitable for all ages. A complete aerobic exercise, which includes routes of various difficulty and can create an increase in energy consumption up to 46% compared to the simple walk without sticks. Hotel Milano can provide, on request, qualified guides for Nordic walking.
It is an individual sport which requires physical and mental strength, high driving skills and sense of balance. The most expert mountain bikers run through steep and very technical slopes. With regard to freeriding, dirt jumping and advanced downhill they perform aerial acrobatics by jumping from natural or artificial structures. At Passo della Presolona there are routes equipped for these activities and you can also use chair lift. It is an experience to try for fearless people.
Trekking is a form of hiking which involves a physical activity over long distances, roads and trails. The area of the Orobic Alps offers many possibilities to practice this sport, at all levels. Alpine and hiking guides are available on request. *** app for trekking routes available in december.
Archery is a sport of ancient origin. At Passo della Presolana you can find a field equipped with straw targets and silhouettes. The passion for archery is widespread in our area and we have hosted several times the Italian, European and World Championships in this discipline over the years.
A fast downhill track with boats is the favourite recreational activity for both children and adults. At Passo della Presolana there is a field of snow tubing both in summer and in winter; on Monte Pora it is available only in winter.
For those who love cycling the Orobic Alps offer a unique experience: the chance of retracing the laps of the Tour of Italy: Presolana, Vivione, Mortirolo, Monte Pora, Gallo, Crocedomini. An emotion not to be missed in the wake of the great champions. On request we can arrange individual and group workshops for a professional training (videos, journey times and performance analysis with an Italian professional). *** app for paths for cycling available in december.
At Passo della Presolana there is the "Bike Park" where you can learn all the techniques of mountain biking with the help of qualified instructors which are specialized in this funny and exciting sport. Suitable for those who have a solid sports training.
At Hotel Milano you can rent (by the hour or by the day) an electric bike to limit the effort and reach the highest peaks without an extreme physical effort. It is ideal for a group excursion with children too. *** app for cycling paths available in december.
There is a plant of summer bobsleigh at Passo della Presolana with an extraordinary view of the Orobic Alps. You can try the thrill of speed with the bobsleigh on a track that goes down from the mountain slopes. Suitable for adults and children to try a different and funny activity while breathing in the brisk air at 1,300 meters high.
For golf lovers the opportunity to practice and play golf during your stay in the mountains. A golf practice course in Fiorine / Clusone and three golf courses within one hour from the hotel: the 27-hole course of Franciacorta, the course of Albenza with 27 holes (home of the open of Italy) and that of Rossera with 9 holes. In these golf courses you can find teachers for private lessons and competitions of the most prestigious national and international circuits.
There are two adventure camps ten minutes away from our hotel: one in Clusone and the other in Onore. For fans of climbing and adventure there are more than 7 different paths between trees and rocks. Children too have the opportunity to spend a funny afternoon with a suitable route for children from the age of 5.
It is the easiest and lightest way to fly in the world. The association "Alpifly" in Castione della Presolana organizes jump courses and private lessons. You can also try this activity individually or in "tandem" (in a sling with the instructor), to experience the thrill of a "flight between the peaks".
The Parco Naturale delle Orobie offers many walks at high altitude. Deers, chamois, roe deers, marmots, eagles and a beautiful forest of larches, firs, pines, oaks, chestnut and beech trees. There are also large areas for picking mushrooms, blackberries, and raspberries. The "Valle dei Mulini" is particularly fascinating and you can visit the old mill Rusio, the "Sentiero dei carbonai” along which you can admire the beauty of Monte Scanapà and the" Valle del Latte ", the old path used by herdsmen to bring cows to mountain pasture. *** App for trekking available in december.
At Castione della Presolana you can find a fully equipped climbing indoor gym. Walls for beginner and expert people, 90 different paths and a boulder room with mattresses for safety are at your disposal. The indoor gym offers walls 10 meters high for an exciting challenge. Individual and group lessons. You can also rent specific equipment.
An adventurous activity along the canyons of the "Valle dell’Inferno", rappelling the waterfalls. This activity has a medium-high difficulty but it is suitable for everyone if you choose easier routes. It is compulsory to do cannoying with an alpine guide.