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Historic routes

In the Adamello-Brenta group there are a number of different trails and routes towards the discovery of the sites of the Great War. A list which follows indicates eight of these routes.

 

1.    From Forte Strino to monte Tonale (East)

Departure point:  Forte Strino (1538m asl)

Arrival point: Monte Tonale (East) 2696m asl)

Altitude difference: 1158m

Distance time: 4h 20m

Difficulty rating: E

Signage: Signposted all the way (local signs SAT n.160, n.137, and n.137A)

Note: This is not a difficult trail but it is a long one: it can be shortened by arriving just at Forte Zaccarana or the military village known as ‘Città Morta’ (The dead city). Most of the route is to the right of the Val di Strino and on the crest of the watershed between here and the Val Vermiglio.

Recommended period: From June to October.

 

2.    From Forte Strino to Torrione d’Albiolo

Departure point: Forte Strino (1538m asl)

Arrival point: Torrione d’Albiol (2969m asl)

Altitude difference: 1431m

Distance time: 3h 50m

Difficulty rating: E (last tract EE)

Signage: Signposted with local signs (SAT no.137 and137/B)

Note: a long trail which can be shortened to make it a comfortable walk to Malga Strino or to the military village at the foot of Torrione d’Albiolo. The last part is recommended solely for expert climbers. The main part of this route is on the right hand side of the Val di Strino.

Recommended period: From June to October.


3.    From ‘Ospizio S Bartolomeo to Forte Zaccarana

Departure point: Ospizio San Bartolomeo at Passo Tonale (1971m asl)

Arrival point: Forte Zaccarana (2096m asl)

Altitude difference: 125m

Distance time: 2h

Difficult rating: T (turistico)

Signage: Local signs and SAT n.160.

Note: an easy walk suitable for everyone. Left of Tonale and mostly across pastureland and and the eastern slopes of Monte Tonale and the Cima Biolca.

Reccomended period: From May to October.


4.    From the Ospizio San Bartolomeo to Torrione d’Albiolo

Departure point: Ospizio San Bartolomeo at Passo Tonale (1971m asl)

Arrival point: Torrione d’Albiolo (2969m asl)

Altitude difference: 998m

Distance time: 4h 40m

Difficulty rating: E (To Monte Tonale East (2h); from Monte Tonale to Torrione d’Albiolo EE (Expert)

Signage: Local signs and SAT n.161, The Austrian Path.

Note: A long and demanding route: it can be shortened by arriving just as far as Monte Tonale (East) thus reducing time and effort; it is recommended that Monte Tonale to Torrione d’Albiolo should be undertaken only by experts. The initial part is to the left of Tonale, continuing along the rocky crest of the watershed between Valbiolo and the Val di Strino

Recommended period: From June to September


5.    From Velon to Passo Cercen.

Departure point: S.P. 94 at Stavel, junction for Rifugio Denza (1320m asl)

Arrival point: Passo Cercen (3022m asl)

Altitude difference: 1702m

Distance time: 5h 30m

Difficulty rating: E as far as Vedretta Presanella (4h 30m); from Vedretta Presanella to Passo Cercen, EE Experts.

Signage: SAT 233 and Sat 206.

Note: Very demanding due to the distance; can be shortened arriving just to Rifugio Denza thus cutting the time and the distance; It is possible to stay overnight in the ‘rifugio’ and continuing the following day; the final part from Vedretta Presanella to Passo Cercen the trail takes place on the glacier and therefore presents an environment suitable for expert and experienced climbers. This route takes place entirely within Val Stavel until reaching Passo Cercen the ‘passageway’ to Val Genova.

Recommended period: From July to September.


6.    From Velon to Alpe Presena

Departure point: S.P. 94 from Stavel, junction to Forte Velon (1400m asl)

Arrival point: Alpe Presena (1820m asl)

Altitude difference: 420m

Distance time: 2h 30m

Difficulty Rating: T

Signage: Partially signposted (SAT 268)

Note: A route suitable for everybody: it winds its way through the woods of Conifer trees in an area rich with waterways between Velon and the north-east slopes of Presena.

Recommended period: From May to October.


7.    From Passo Tonale to Passo Paradiso

Departure point: SS42 from Tonale, the junction of the road to l’Alveo Presena (1820m asl)

Arrival point: Passo Paradiso (2573m asl)

Altitude difference: 753m

Distance time: 3h

Difficulty rating: E

Signage: Local signs and SAT n.281

Note: A not particularly difficult route suitable for everybody, respecting  the normal procedures in high altitudes. From the north-eastern part of Monticelli upwards towards Val Presena and Passo Paradiso. Recommended period: From June to September


8.    From Passo Paradiso to Corno di Lagoscuro.

Departure point: Passo Paradiso (2573m asl)

Arrival point: Corni di Lagoscuro (3166m asl)

Altitude difference: 593m

Distance time: 5h 10m (this is the toal time. The return route is a completely different one)

Difficulty rating: E (as far as Passo del Castellaccio (1h 30m); from Passo Castellaccio to ‘Amici della Montagna’ camp and from here downhill until reaching Presena EEA. Experts with the relevant equipment.

Signage: CAI path no.44 and local signs.

Note: A very difficult and demanding route especially from Passo del Castellaccio to Bivacco ‘Amici della Montagna’ and subsequently downhill to Presena.  Most of this route takes place above 3000m asl and for this reason should be undertaken with the greatest care and following a lot of physical preparation and training. The assistance of an Alpine Guide is probably the wisest choice. The most interesting and difficult part of the route is along the rocky crest of Presena.

Recommended period: from July to September.