In the summer season mountain scenery takes on a new face becaming an ideal place for practicing many outdoor sports:
TREKKING: on territory there are multiple routes for trekking, all well marked and many of them included in the GEA (Great Apennine Excursion) of which Pistoia Mountains Trekking (MPT) is part and with its 167 km of trails offers tours and excursions divided into varying difficulty stages.
MOUNTAIN BIKE-DOWNHILL b>: DOGANACCIA-CUTIGLIANO (5 km) free use.
HORSE RIDING b>: Pistoia mountains, has always been known for the special breeding of Haflinger horses in the estate of Limestre, with its horse trails offers courses in uncontaminated environments. Recall the Ciliegiole ranch in Cutigliano and the equestrian club Macchia Antonini Piteglio.
ORIENTERING b>: Who prefers Orienteering can practice his favorite sport; whit a special paper and a compass. Orientering dedicated paths are located in the town of Cutigliano in biogenetic reserve of Pian degli Ontani and Pianosinatico village and Pian di Novello.
CLIMBING b>: Pistoia mountains peaks do not reach extraordinary heights, however, morphological characteristics and technical difficulties are interesting for fans of climbing and mountaineering.
PARAPENDIO b>: In the area there are many terraces launch for paragliders including natural terrace in Croce Arcana and terraces in Pian dei Termini (Gavinana) and Plate (Butale of Spignana).
CANOE b>: The river Lima presents favorable characteristics for lovers of river canoeing. The river comes from the roots of Libro Aperto, and after the famous Mammiano Suspension Bridge, is 11 km to the navigation. The fairway has been split into 2 parts for the particular morphology of the river bed and offers a unique opportunity for the less experienced to engage in safety.
FISHING b>: In view of the numerous rivers that flow through Pistoia Mountains provides a suitable environment for sport fishing for salmons. There are the real streams Lima, Limestre, Sestaione, and different lake such as Lake Verde (Loc La Secchia) Doganaccia Pond (Loc Doganaccia) and the pond Suspension Bridge (Loc Mammiano).
FIRS SPORTS RACING ASSOCIATION b>: important opportunity in the context of the Italian Hillclimb Championship, the time trial Limabetone, every year at the end of August, an event decreed since its inception as the absolute best in Italy and among the first in Europe.