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Abruzzo Parks - Images by Valter Carapellese

Valter was a lover of nature and a keen connoisseur of trekking itineraries, mountain summits, spots difficult to reach but offering astounding views. The images shown here are from Lago della Duchessa, Gran Sasso - Monti della Laga Park, Passo Cavuto, Sirente and Velino, National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, the Orfento Valley.

[The photos were taken by late photographer V.Carapellese before 1998.]
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Lago della Duchessa
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Lago della Duchessa from
Passo dell'Asino
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Monte Prena & Monte Camicia
in the background
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Campo Imperatore the "creste" in the background
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Gran Sasso from Macere Piane
of the Maiella
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Fosso dell'Acero right branch after
Fonte Mercurio
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From R. Panepucci background Mt Corvo & Jenca
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Gran Sasso chain from Monte Calvo
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Bosco di Chiarino on the background Monte Corvo
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Direttissima to Corno Grande
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Corno Grande
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Corno Grande from Sella di Monte Aquila
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Fosso dell'Acero (Cesacastina)
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Cascata Casale San Nicola & crests
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Campo Pericoli &Sella Mt Aquila
from Direttissima
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Campo Pericoli & Pizzo Intermesoli
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Crests Monte Camicia
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Towards
Pizzo Cefalone
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Valle
Jannanghera
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Val Fondillo
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Val Fondillo on the background
Mount Marsicano
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Monte Cava  
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Passo Cavuto  
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Passo Cavuto towards Forca Resuni
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Towards Passo Cavuto
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Pagliare di Tione on the background Monte Sirente
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Monte Velino & Vallone dei Briganti
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Il Costone
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Gole di Celano
Fonte degli Innamorati
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Sirente meadows and lake
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The Sirente
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Fontecchio monastery
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Sirente meadows
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Piani di Pezza (Capo Pezza)
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Val di Teve (Capo Teve)
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Rifugio Sebastiani & Cimata del Puzzillo
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Balconata di Pianagrande
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Tholos Roccamorice
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Orfento: Tre portoni & Focalone
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Orfento fossil teeth of shark
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Monte Focalone - below: Rava della Sfischia
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Maiella towards Tre Portoni
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La Sfischia
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Hermitage of Sant'Onofrio (steps)
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Val di Rose
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Towards Monte Focalone
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Summit of Mount Focalone