From Andalo (Altopiano
della Paganella plateau) go across the Selva Piana along path 301 as far as
the former Malga Cavedago (see the itinerary that starts in Spormaggiore).
Or again from Andalo follow path 353 which passes the Malga Dagnola and
joins path 352 near the Dagnola Pass. Again from Andalo, go towards the
Biole Valley as far as the Val Biole car park at 1,183 metres where the
itineraries for the Pradel plateau, the Pizzo Gallino peak and the
Lasteri-Croz Altissimo Group start.
Valley. Starting from Lover
(Non Valley), go up the Cadino Valley as far as the Malga Campa (also called
Malga Campodenno), then cross the Campa Valley as far as the Busa dei
Cadinei hollow and the Sella del Montoz saddle (path 338) (see itinerary
Sporminore (Non Valley) along
itinerary 337 which leads to the Malga di Sporminore and then across the Goslada
Valley to the Re Pass (also called Corona Pass); here turn right
towards the Sella del Montoz saddle and the Bocchetta di Val Scura pass as
far as the Malga Flavona or, turning left, follow the Cavai Valley towards
the Malga Spora.
Termon (Non Valley) up the
Scalette (“steps”) along the steep Scalace gorge and then up the Arza
Valley as far as the Malga
d’Arza (path 330).
(Non Valley) along the asphalt road which leads to the Malga
d’Arza (about 11 km from Cunevo).
Tuenno (Non Valley) along the
Valley. From Lake Tóvel the following refuges are accessible: the Graffer
and Grostè by climbing along path 309 as far as the Pian delle Fontanelle
plain, then on path 312 as far as the Malga Pozzol and then on path 314 as
far as the fork with path 301. From here turn north-west (turn right) and
carry on as far as the Grostè Pass. If on the other hand you take path 301
in an east-south-easterly direction (turning left), you come to the Malga
Spora and then to Andalo or Molveno.
From the Madris
Valley which climbs up from Lake Tóvel as far as the Prà Castron
Pass along path 310, past the Pinamonti Bivouac at Malga Tuena (1,736 m.).
After the pass you come to the Costanzi-Albasini Bivouac.
From the Gelada
di Tuenno Valley, a lateral valley of the Santa Maria Flavona Valley.
About 2 km after Lake Tóvel, on the road for the Malga Flavona, on the
right and going west is the Dena path, no. 312, which climbs up between the
Livezza Grande and Livezza Piccola peaks as far as the upper part of the
Gelada di Tuenno Valley. From this point the path is equipped with fixed
rope supports and it is a hard and demanding climb up to the Gelada Valley
Pass; on the way the path meets the Costanzi path, to the south of the Sasso
Alto peak. Carrying on southwards you come to the Bocca dei Tre Sassi pass
from where you can go down to the Malga Mondifrà and to the Campo Carlo
Magno Pass by taking the Gelada
di Campiglio Valley.
From the Giare
Valley, a lateral valley of the Flavona Valley. Near the bridge over
the Rio Tresenica river (1,560 m.) you leave the path that leads to the
Malga Flavona and take path 334 to the right which winds its way up across
the Prà Castron di Tuenno meadow into the Giare Valley. On the way it
intersects the Palete path, no. 306, and then, at the Bocca dei Tre Sassi
pass, the Costanzi path, no. 336. Still following path 334 you come to the
Malga Mondifrà after going down the Gelada di Campiglio Valley
From Cles (Non Valley, 658
m.) towards the Peller
Refuge (2,022 m.) along an unmetalled road about 17 km long, which
passes Lake Verde and the Fraine Pass (1,706 m.). Path 313, about 4¼ hours
(Sole Valley, 738 m) following itinerary 308 which starts in the
outlying district of Molini and then climbs up across the Prà della Selva
expanse (1,475 m.) as far as the Malga di Croviana and Malga di Cles (1,899
m.). From here a small road leads to the Peller
Refuge. About 3¾ hours.
Malé (Sole Valley, 738 m)
following itinerary 308 which starts in the outlying district of Molini and
then climbs up across the Prà della Selva expanse (1,475 m.) as far as the
Malga di Croviana and Malga di Cles (1,899 m.). From here a small road leads
to the Peller
Refuge. About 3¾ hours.
Dimaro (Sole Valley, 772 m.).
Path 365 as far as the Malga Selva Nera di Carciato (1,515 m.). Carry on
along path 365 up the Cornai
Valley with the Dosso Scrinzi peak on your right until you come to
the Prà Castron meadow and the Costanzi-Albasini bivouac, a short distance
away from path 336 (Costanzi or Brenta Northern Crest path)
Carciato, an outlying district of Dimaro
(Sole Valley, 772 m.), up to the Vento
path 329 and, for a short stretch, path 365. After passing the Dosso Scrinzi
peak on the left the path comes to the former Malga Scale. Here it turns
eastwards as far as the Bait de l’Oto and then northwards towards the
Dosso Scrinzi peak to then turn southwards again near Acqua dei Tartari
(1,924 m.), climbing the left bank of the Vento Valley and approaching the
northern face of the Cima del Tov peak. The path then turns eastwards along
the Scale Valley with the main branch of the Vento Valley to the south (on
the right). Near the Prà Castron Pass path 329 intersects path 365 which
goes to the Costanzi-Albasini Bivouac.
From Carciato, an outlying district of Dimaro
(Sole Valley. 772 m.), take path 335 towards “La Gnoca” and go into the Cavai
far as the former Malga Cavalli (2,061 m.). Here you take path 308 and turn
northwards as far as the Fontane Fredde spring and then eastwards keeping
close to the Palon peak as far as Lake Salare (2,012 m.) and then to the
Forcola Pass (2,105m.). Near the pass the path intersects path 336 (the
Costanzi path). Turning north-eastwards the path then passes to the east of
Monte Pellerot. Carrying on along path 336 you come first to the Malga
Tassulla (Pinamonti Bivouac) and then to the Peller Refuge.
the Meledrio Valley at
the Ristorante Genziana take path 355 in a north-easterly direction
towards the Malga Scale. From here path 329 along the Vento
Valley takes you near the Prà Castron Pass (2,503 m.) and to the
fork for the Costanzi Bivouac
(2,365 m., path 365).
Carlo Magno Pass at 1,681 metres along path 334 towards the Malga
Mondifrà. Then the path wends its way up the Gelada
di Campiglio Valley as far as the Bocchetta dei Tre Sassi pass
(2,614 m.). From here you can go down the Giare
Valley until you come to the cart-track which goes from the Malga Pozzol
to Lake Tóvel (path 314).
From the Campo
Carlo Magno Pass at
1,681 metres to the Graffer Refuge (2,261 m.), 2 hours on path 315 and
carrying on towards the Stoppani al
Grostè Refuge (2,438 m., a cable car operates in season). From here
numerous itineraries lead: a) to the Peller Refuge along the Palete path (no.
306, 7 hours); b) to the Peller Refuge along the Costanzi
path (path 336, 10 hours); c) to the Malga
Spora (path 301, 3 hours) and then to Andalo and Molveno (5½ hours
overall); d) to Lake
the previous itinerary as far as the fork with path 314 and then turning
left towards Malga Flavona - Malga Pozzol – Pian delle Fontanelle; e) to
Molveno following the previous direction (path 301) as far as the same fork
with path 314 where you turn right, keeping Monte Turrion Alto on your left.
After the Bocca Vallazza pass at 2,410 metres you go down into the Busa
dell’Acqua hollow to the Croz
dell’Altissimo Refuge (1,430 m.). From here it takes an hour to get to
Molveno; f) to the Tuckett and Sella Refuges along path 316 (easy route, 1½
hours); g) to the Tuckett
Refuge along the Alfredo Benini route with fixed rope supports – 4
hours. The path goes around the Grostè peak to then carry on up amid the
Campanile dei Camosci, Cima Falkner, Campanile di Vallesinella, Cima Sella
peaks and Bocca del Tuckett pass. From here in 30 minutes you get to the
Tuckett Refuge. Alternatively, take path 322 southwards to come to Molveno
via the Croz Altissimo Refuge or, after coming down from the Bocca del
Tuckett pass in a south-easterly direction and taking path 303, you get to
Refuge along the Osvaldo Orsi path (3 – 3½ hours from the Bocca
del Tuckett pass).
Madonna di Campiglio (Rendena Valley, 1,551 m.) towards the Capanna
Spinale Refuge on foot (also by cable car) along path 384 or 385 and then
along path 352 as far as Lake Spinale and finally
along path 315 as far as the Graffer
Madonna di Campiglio (1,551 m.) along
Valley and to the
Vallesinella di Sotto Refuge at 1,514 metres (path or road 375), then from
here to the Casinei
Refuge on path 317 and finally to the Tuckett
Refuge (2,272 m., 1¾ - 2 hours).
Madonna di Campiglio (1,551 m.) follow the previous itinerary as far as
the Casinei Refuge and then climb up the Mogani path (no. 318) along the
Brenta Alta Valley as far as the Alberto
e Maria ai Brentei Refuge (2,182 m., 2 hours).
Sant’Antonio di Mavignola (Rendena
Valley) along the Brenta
Valley. Path 323 leads to the Baito Brenta Alta where it joins path
391 coming from the Casinei Refuge. Going via the Malga Mandron it takes a
little less than 4 hours to get to the
Sant’Antonio di Mavignola (Rendena
Valley) along the Agola
Valley. Take the road for Lake Agola (1,595m., about 9 km) and then
follow itinerary 324 until it joins path 307 which comes up from the Malga
Bregn de l’Ors. Follow the Nardis Valley as far as the Dodici
Apostoli Refuge (about 3 hours from Lake Agola).
From Giustino (Rendena Valley, 770
m.) to the Dodici
Itinerary 307 runs along the crest which bounds the
Flanginech Valley in the
north, passing Mezzana (1,328 m.), as far as the Malga Bregn de l’Ors
(1,630 m.). The Sentiero Tartarotti path (no. 307 bis) also comes to this
point up from Prà Rodont (Pinzolo cable car station). Continue towards the
Bregn de l’Ors Pass (1,836 m.) near which is the Baito Cacciatori Stenico
hunting lodge. From here carry on over the Pala dei Mughi peak to the start
of the Agola Valley which leads to the Piana di Nardis plain, passing the
Tof Rondolan massif, the Scala Santa crag and the terraced slopes of the
Creper di Nardis, arriving finally at the refuge (2,489 m., about 5 hours).
Pinzolo – Doss del Sabion
Valley), top station of the cable car which starts in Pinzolo. Follow
itinerary 357 downhill until you come to the Bregn de l’Ors Pass (1,836
m.) where you then take path 307 which leads to the Dodici
Apostoli Refuge (about 3 hours).
Valley (Stenico – Giudicarie Valley) to the Ghedina Refuge and the
Malga Nambi. Take path 341b to the right (a short distance further on it
joins path 341) and climb up the
Sacco Valley past the Dodici
Apostoli Pass (2,620 m.) to reach the Dodici Apostoli Refuge. Alternatively
you can head for the Malga
m.) and here take path 354, which passes close to the Bregn de l’Ors Pass,
and then carry on along path 307 as far as the refuge. Turn into the Algone
Valley from the road which links Stenico and Ragoli-Preore. It is possible
to get to the Malga Movlina by car, too, provided you get a permit for the
stretch of road after the Ghedina
Refuge. (This permit can be obtained on site from an automatic
ticket machine and in 2000 it cost Itl 5,000 (€ 2.58) for the day. In
order to keep traffic to a minimum, only the first 40 cars per day are
allowed to drive up to the Malga Movlina). A short distance after the
Ghedina Refuge, near the Malga Vallon (1,210 m.), you can take path 359
which climbs up the Vallon valley to the Busa Fonda hollow; from here the
path winds between the slopes of the Cima Vallon peak in the west and Corno
di Senaso peak in the east and crosses the Busa di Vallon Inferiore hollow.
Continue climbing between the Le Tose and Cima Padaiola peaks as far as the
Busa di Vallon Superiore hollow and then the Vallon Pass. From here the
route passes the Dodici Apostoli hanging glaciers to join path 341 which
comes up from the Sacco Valley. (Warning: after the Busa Fonda hollow the
path becomes less and less clearly marked and it is easy to miss your way).
*** path 359 which climbs up the Vallon valley is no longer marked on
Italian Alpine Club CAI-SAT maps because the area it goes through has been
declared a nature reserve. Its existence is indicated here but hikers are
requested to use this path only in emergencies.
Massimeno (Rendena Valley, 861 m.)
take itinerary 354 to the Malga Movlina from where first path 354 and then
path 307 lead to the Dodici
Seo (outlying district of Stenico in
the Giudicarie Valley, 832 m.) you come to the Al
Cacciatore Refuge. Take path 348 along the Angol
Valley which leads to the slopes of Monte Brugnoli and Monte Pizzo
via the former Malga Valandro and which then carries on to the Malga Sgorbia
(2,006 m.). From here continue towards the Malga Asbelz (1,956 m.) and, past
the Colmalta pass, to the Malga Senaso di Sopra and finally to the Al
Cacciatore Refuge (1,820 m.). From the Al Cacciatore Refuge the path
climbs up to 2,410 metres to the Silvio
Agostini Refuge. This is a little used route through unspoilt
scenery that is demanding and recommended only for the fittest hikers.
along path 346 (Garda-Brenta itinerary). With the Laone Valley, the Capitel
della Spina shrine and the Arca di Fraporta arch to your east, go through
the Gelada Valley until a little way north of the I Salti peak the path
intersects path 348 which climbs up from Seo (see the previous itinerary).
San Lorenzo in Banale
bridge) along itinerary 349. Going up into the Jon
Valley you come to the Malga d’Asbelz where the path intersects
From the Ambiez
Valley starting from Senaso, an outlying district of San Lorenzo in
Banale (750 m.). Follow the road to the Dolomiti Refuge in the small village
of Baesa (about 3 km). Then follow path 325 (mule-track) which goes along
the Ambiez river, past the Scale bridge, the Broca bridge and the Paride
bridge, to come to the Al
Cacciatore Refuge. In another 90 minutes you come to the Agostini Refuge
(2,410 m., about 4½ hours from San Lorenzo in Banale).
From San Lorenzo in Banale
along the Doré
Valley and the San Lorenzo Valley as far as the Rossati peak and the
Forcolotta di Noghera pass on path 345 which starts from the Bar Erica and Alpenrose
Refuge and goes via the village of La Rì and the Prada meadows. Near
the Forcolotta di Noghera pass it joins path 320 (the Palmieri path) which
links the Agostini
Refuge with the Pedrotti
Refuge. Taking path 320 to the left, you come to the Agostini Refuge
Molveno (864 m.), the town
closest to the highest and most important peaks in the Brenta Dolomites,
along the Ceda
Valley to the Pozza Tramontana hollow and on to the Pedrotti
Refuge (path 326, 4½ - 5 hours).
Molveno along the Seghe
Valley (path 319) as far as the Selvata
m.) and then up along the high Massodi Valley to the Pedrotti Refuge (about
Molveno along the Seghe
Valley to the Croz
Altissimo Refuge and then the Tuckett
Refuge along the Perse
Valley following itinerary 322 (5 – 5½ hours.
From Molveno via the Croz
Altissimo Refuge, going around the Croz Altissimo peak as far as the Clamer
Pass (2,144 m.) and going down to the Malga
Spora (path 344, 4 hours from Molveno).
From Molveno towards Lake
Tóvel – Grostè Pass going up along the Seghe Valley to the Busa
dell’Acqua hollow (path 322); turn right towards the steep Bocca Vallazza
pass (2410 m.) and take path 314 which, after the Crosette, joins path 301
which links the
Malga Spora to the Grostè Refuge (5 – 5½ hours).
From the Altopiano
di Pradel plateau (1,320 m.) which is accessible by cable car from
Molveno (open from Easter to the end of October and at weekends in winter)
or by road from Andalo (permit required) or along path 352 from Molveno
again. From Pradel the following refuges are accessible: Croz
Altissimo, Selvata, Pedrotti
along path 340 in the direction of the Croz Altissimo Refuge.|