Explore the San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge’s private forest and help create the fuel bundles that heat the stove and fireplace.

You are invited by Stefano, the owner of the San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, to join him in the lodge’s private forest and help cut wood! Create the so-called “Shabe” – bundles of sticks (fagots) composed of thin branches, tied together, to heat a stove or fireplace. You will be provided with a typical worker apron, leather work gloves, and an axe that will be used to chop wood. Stefano will explain the technique and invite you to try, to have fun together in this unusual physical activity.

WHERE THE EXPERIENCE WILL TAKE PLACE:  In the private forest near the lodge

HOW LONG IT TAKES:  2 to 4 hours

HOW FAR FROM THE LODGE:  5 minutes walking, 2 minutes by our jeep

SUGGESTED PERIOD:  Year round

RECOMMENDED TIME OF DAY:  From sunrise to early afternoon

GUIDE:  Owner of the lodge

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE EXPERIENCE:

  • Transfer to and from the lodge
  • Typical blue work apron
  • Leather work gloves
  • Safety goggles
  • Axe
  • Soft drinks