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Overview Edit

Range Name(s): Apennine Mountains, Апеннины, Appennini, The Apennines, Апеннинские Горы     Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Max. Elevation: 2 912 m / 9 554 ft     Snow Line: Absent
Region(s): Europe     Average Length: 621 miles / 1 000 km
Location: Italy: Abruzzo, Apulia, Basilicate, Calabria, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Latium, Liguria, Lombardy, Molise, Piedmont, The Marches, Tuscany, Umbria; San Marino: ... Read more     Average Width: Please update
Activity Type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing     Latitude/Longitude: 42°9'11.604''N
13°26'50.156''E
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Parent Range: Please update     Nearest Airport(s): Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO);
National Park(s): Please update     Convenience Center(s): Please update

YOUR CHANCE TO Edit

Apennines is primary famous by it’s long distance walking trails and hiking routes: Grande Escursione Apennines, which is a part of E1 trail, Grand Italian Trailа. Also there are some good ski-mountaineering and climbing routes here.

DESCRIPTION Edit

Apennines is a mountain system consisting of parallel smaller chains.
They are mostly verdant, although there is a glacier one side of the highest peak - Corno Grande, and it is the only glacier in the Apennines. Snow may fall and lay in this mountains from October to May.

The eastern slopes down to the Adriatic Sea are steep, while the western slopes form foothills on which most of peninsular Italy's cities are located.

LOCATION Edit

Apennines extends along the length of peninsular Italy.

North America,

  • 2 912 m / 9 554 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

North America,

  • 2 793 m / 9 163 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

North America,

  • 2 737 m / 8 980 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Europe, Italy: Sicily

  • Etna
  • Mountaineering - 3 Hour(s)
  • 1 May - 31 Oct
  • Easy/ Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it

Europe, Italy: Sicily

  • Vesuvius
  • Mountaineering - 1 Day(s)
  • 1 Jun - 31 Aug
  • Easy 
  • 0 people climbed it

DID YOU KNOW (1) Edit Add

• Apennines are mostly verdant, although one side of the highest peak, Corno Grande is partially covered by Calderone glacier - the only glacier in the Apennines. It has been receding since 1794 and it's getting smaller every year.

 

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