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Hiking club is an adventure is a community of motivation and interested people who would like to explore nature within the UK and word-wide, see the world as one little Sphere that you can hold it on your own hands and gaze the beauty of it. So if you would like to live your life to the fullest, and see what you want to see experience as you wished and be part of it as we all are. This meet-up club, not just that make the un-possible possible of being part of the nature and wildness of our Fiona and Flora, but also it gives you the chance to be part of it and experience yourself. Also having fun and make new friends and meet like-minded people this is the place for you.

The idea is that I would dream to build up a community through which we can not only feel part of nature and having our own ideas and put them in practice but through which we can also develop our full potential, network and achieve our goals and dreams a some community and be part of the world nature.

To make it happen, let’s start Step by step. We will get to know each other on various adventures. Whether it's the great outdoors (hiking, walking, sightseeing, visiting places, camping, where we can do a bit of social networking, why not cultural adventure or something from the cultural menu which is so rich in South Italy or North Albania.

Any ideas are welcome. I’m up for adventure and will try everything once. And I would most welcome your suggestions – if you come across something in line with the spirit of this group, please contact me. The best thing about the community is that there is space for everyone as each one of you has unique ideas and all the ideas are welcome. I truly believe that everyone has something valuable they can bring to the table and everyone has some hidden talents that might need to be unlocked.

What would you find and expect here with me? (: I have some hiking trips coming up – I love travelling, hiking and exploring countryside, whether it is around UK or Around Europe. There are some weekend hiking tours on the Lake District or abroad, once again they will be filled with adventure – hiking, walking, kayaking… I will look into organizing some fishing trips by the Lake of Scutari (Albania) continents.

How else will we help each other? We have a message board through which we can share ideas, unusual finds, jobs, freebies, skills and anything that others can find useful. I would love to create a support network through which we can not only make new friends but also exchange skills and services. If you don’t wish to receive emails about this however, you can update your settings and opt out from the message board emails. I know that once you are getting too many of them they just end up annoying you!

Please note, due to UK legislation all the events are for adults only as i don't have the necessary checks and qualifications and all the other paperwork (and there is a multitude of them) needed to work with children.

About the Tour

My name is Elis and I am the finder of the tour and I will be leading the tour, which I am an expert in team of mountain hiking and outdoors activities, have been hiking through extreme places, highly experienced, trip that you will never forget.

About Sicily

Sicily, the largest Mediterranean island, is just off the "toe" of Italy's "boot."the capital city is Palermo. On Sicily’s eastern edge is Mount Etna, one of Europe’s highest active volcanoes.

Taormina is a hilltop town on the east coast of Sicily. It sits near Mount Etna, an active volcano with trails leading to the summit. The town is known for the Teatro Antico di Taormina, an ancient Greco-­Roman theater still used today. Near the theater, cliffs drop to the sea forming coves with sandy beaches. A narrow stretch of sand connects the mainland to Isola Bella, a tiny island and nature reserve.

On a steep hill above Taormina sits the village of Castelmola, another vantage point for sea and volcano views.

About Mount Etna:

Mount Etna is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, in the Province of Catania, between Messina and Catania. It lies above the convergent plate margin between the African Plate and the Eurasian Plate. It is the tallest active volcano in Europe, currently 3,329 m high, though this varies with summit eruptions. It is the highest mountain in Italy south of the Alps. Etna covers an area of 1,190 km² with a basal circumference of 140 km. This makes it by far the largest of the three active volcanoes in Italy, being about two and a half times the height of the next largest, Mount Vesuvius. In Greek Mythology, the deadly monster Typhon was trapped under this mountain by Zeus, the god of the sky and thunder and king of gods, and the forges of Hephaestus were said to also be located underneath it. Mount Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is in an almost constant state of activity.

Cost

Prices for 10 days tour and 4 days tour:

Only £250 pp 4 days Hiking around Etna

Just £460pp 10 days Tour in Sicily

What does your trip include?

* Tour
* Map reading
* expertise in land marks etc

Excluded:

* Flights forward and back.
* Health insurance.
* Travel, local travel A to B
* Lunches & Dinners
* Drinks and snacks
* Personal equipment
* Travel insurance is compulsory.

Contact Information:

Way to Pay

T Elis

Loyds Bank

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Elis Tulaj 44+[masked]

http://www.explore-illyrian-byzantine.co.uk/431433305

https://www.facebook.com/elistula?ref=bookmarks

Your ITINERARY for 4 days: (https://www.facebook.com/elistula?ref=bookmarks)

Day 1 (https://www.facebook.com/elistula?ref=bookmarks)

RUTA POR EL ETNA.
9.61 miles - Near Solicchiata, Sicilia.

Day 2

12 km hike on the lava fields
7.69 miles - Near Bronte, Sicilia (Italia)

Day 3
Assoro-Dittaino
18.38 miles -Near Solfara Zimbalio, Sicilia.

Hike starting from the dock on Vulcano island, going up to the main crater, and passing by the black sand beach (spiaggia sabbia nera) and the vulcanic mud baths (fanghi thermali) on the way back. Total length about 8.5 km, highest altitude about 390 meters. Access to the crater requires small fee. Hot and toxic gas (a.o. hydrogen sulfide) is blown from the fumaroles, so do not approach too closely and upwind! Spectacular view of still alive vulcano and panoramas of Aeolian islands.

YOUR ITINERARY for ten days

(Trails 1 are three different islands close close to Trapani, on the Tyrrenian sea )

Day 1
Egadi Trek, Favignana Marettimo Levanzo Sicilia.
118.1 miles -Near Trapani, Sicilia.

Dat 2
Giro e salita al Monte Cofano
10.53 miles - Near Mangiapane, Sicilia.

Day 3
Alcantara Schlucht
8.95 miles –Near Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicilia.

Day 4
Castelmol A Taormina y Mazzaro.
5.82 miles -Near Castelmola, Sicilia.

Day 5
12 km hike on the lava fields
7.69 miles - Near Bronte, Sicilia (Italia)

Day 6
RUTA POR EL ETNA.
9.61 miles - Near Solicchiata, Sicilia.

Day 7
Assoro-Dittaino
18.38 miles -Near Solfara Zimbalio, Sicilia.

Day 8
Monte Gemmellaro e Monte Grosso
4.98 miles -Near Villa Milia, Sicilia.
(Trails 9 & 10 are two of the islands close Messina, on the Tyrrenian sea)

Day 9
Stromboli Volca
4.74 miles - Near Stromboli, Sicilia.

Day 10
Hike on Vulcano island
5.5 miles - Near Vulcano, Sicilia

Looking forward having you all in the team

Clothing & Equipment List for Climbing Sicily)

Conditions in the mountains and on the summits are significantly colder than people expect.

Please note, if in the opinion of your guide(s) on the day, you are not adequately clothed, I will direct you to the nearest outdoor store, otherwise we will be unable to take you into the mountains!
Essential Clothing/Equipment

Backpack, (25-35 litres in size depending on how much stuff you want to carry)
Food for the day. You will be burning off twice the amount of energy you normally do, so bring enough food. Foods like bananas, dried fruit, flapjacks & sandwiches are good.

Hiking boots, waterproof
Water proof jacket
Waterproof over trousers (Tip; Ensure you can put the over trousers on whilst wearing your boots)
Gloves. warm and waterproof.
sleeping bag,
two Mylar Space Blankets, in case)
waterproof blanket. or a small little tent.

Water. On hot days you can drink up to 4 pints/2 litres of water. Platypus water sacs are a great way of carrying
Flask. On cold days a warm drink is nice to have.
Personal Medicines (Inform your guide on the day of any medication you are taking)

Desirable Clothing/Equipment

Thick/Walking socks
Wicking base layer (This is worn next to the skin and should not be a cotton t-shirt)
Hiking trousers (Tip; Do not wear jeans or jogging bottoms)
Sun Glasses, skiing glasses
Whistle
Orange Poly Survival bag (available for a couple of pounds)
Walking Poles
Be prepared in case of an accident. A whistle can be useful for getting the attention of other people should you need to. An orange poly survival bag is also worth having so you have some shelter in case conditions turn nasty.

Tour Details:

Track 1 & 2 is two different islands close by Trapani

1

Egadi Trek, Favignana Marettimo Levanzo, 118.1 miles -Near Trapani, Sicilia

2

Giro e salita al Monte Cofano----10.53 miles - Near Mangiapane, Sicilia.

3

Alcantara Schlucht----8.95 miles –Near Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicilia.

4

CASTELMOLA A TAORMINA Y MAZZARO-5.82 miles -Near Castelmola, Sicilia (

5

12 km hike on the 1763 lava fields----7.69 miles - Near Bronte, Sicilia.

6

RUTA POR EL ETNA 06 JUL 15----9.61 miles - Near Solicchiata, Sicilia.

7

Assoro-Dittaino------18.38 miles -Near Solfara Zimbalio, Sicilia.

8

Monte Gemmellaro e Monte Grosso---4.98 miles -Near Villa Milia, Sicilia.

Track 9 & 10 Island

9

Stromboli ------ 4.74 miles - Near Stromboli, Sicilia.

10

Hike on Vulcano island ---- 5.5 miles - Near Vulcano, Sicilia.

Hike starting from the dock on Vulcano island, going up to the main crater, and passing by the black sand beach (spiaggia sabbia nera) and the vulcanic mud baths (fanghi thermali) on the way back. Total length about 8.5 km, highest altitude about 390 meters. Access to the crater requires small fee. Hot and toxic gas (a.o. hydrogen sulfide) is blown from the fumaroles, so do not approach too closely and upwind! Spectacular view of still alive vulcano and panoramas of Aeolian islands.

Weather: Please make sure that you are dressed appropriately for the weather (make sure to bring either your waterproofs or a sunscreen). We will not cancel the trip unless the conditions make it dangerous for us to make the walk. If the trip was cancelled you would, of course, be refunded.

IMPORTANT: By taking part in this meet-up you agree to the following disclaimer: I acknowledge that hiking and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. My decision to voluntarily participate in these activities is an informed decision and I am aware of and shall accept such risks. I agree to be responsible for my own actions and involvement in these activities. The organiser does not take any responsibility for my safety.

CANCELLATIONS: Please note that unless the trip is cancelled the payments are non-refundable as the costs need to be paid in advance. However you may be able to sell your place, only if you contact me and follow my procedure, swap name and contact nr with your name and pay references, so if you find someone who can replace you. Please note that only when procedure is followed swaps will be granted.

DISCLAIMER and T&Cs:

By signing up to this event you confirm that you have read and consented to our terms and You will also email signed copy of both to me on within 3 days of making the payment for the event and no later than 3 days before the event. You also agree to a 'no refund' policy.

INSURANCE: You also confirm that you will be responsible for your own insurance and make sure that it is at an appropriate level for this trip and activities you will be participating in. In addition to your own Personal Civil liability insurance, only if you wishes, such as an individual insurance for multi-risk and multi-activity tours and trips (expenses of cancellation, research - help, repatriation, medical expenses, theft of luggage, etc.) appropriate for the activities to be undertaken. The general travel insurance is often minimal and rarely adapted to the active tours.

Contact:

If you have any doubts, queries or would like to chat to me about the best options for you, please contact me via email or phone.

Important Information:

Please note that i may need to contact you from time to time with important information via email. If you have booked a trip or a tour, please ensure that you provide me with an up-to-date email address* and check your inbox regularly for any important updates, as you may miss out on critical information ( such as change of dates and time, time changes, etc.) or might end up missing out on the event altogether! Please note that we will not be able to process any refunds, should this happen.

We also ask that you add my email address, to your contact list, in order to ensure that any vital information we send to you, doesn't get sent to your spam or junk inbox. For further information please contact me. Please provide me with these details at least a week before the tour.

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