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Alta via dell’Adamello from Lombardy, in the Italian Alps

Join Renzo, a certified mountain guide on this fantastic trip in the Italian Alps! Explore many pristine lakes and stay at cozy mountain refuges on this 6-day trip.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration6 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Trek on the exceptional Alta via dell'Adamello route through the Adamello peaks.

  • Pass by pristine lakes and ponds and walk through green valleys on the journey.

  • Stay at many spectacular mountain refuges during the trek.

Description

Join us one of the most spectacular treks in the Italian Alps where you’ll cross lush forests, walk through green pastures and see many high peaks on the way.

For 6- days, you’ll have unlimited adventure trekking through rugged terrain and crossing several ridges and passes in Italy.

The Alta via dell’Adamello is high Italian trekking route that will take you through the mountains of the Adamello group, in the Alps. 

The trail is laden with alternate large and small ponds that look like white pearls resting in high peaks. You’ll also cross many streams on the way, walk through green valleys and explore the rich alpine fauna of the area. And hiking through so picturesque a setting will definitely take your breath away!

The trip will begin from Passo di Croce Domini and take us to Maria e Franco Refuge at the Dernal Pass (2574). The next few days will lead to many refuges including Città di Lissone and the Paolo Prudenzini Refuge. You’ll climb the high peak of Re di Castello, and go up the Adamè Valley, crossing pristine streams and stunning pasturelands on the way.

Heading further, we’ll set off for the Serafino Gnutti Refuge, crossing the spectacular Passo del Gatto and Lake Baitone. Most of these refuges are located in scenic locations surrounded by clear ponds and snow-capped peaks.

The fifth day will take you through Passo Premessone (2923) until you get to Giuseppe Garibaldi Refuge. The final day will end as we’ll reach the Malga Stain Refuge, crossing Avio and Benedetto lakes and the soaring Gole Larghe Pass (2803).

There are so many places to see on this incredible trip, so don’t hold back!

Get in touch now to book your tickets and venture on this fantastic trip in the Italian Alps. You won’t regret it! Also, check out another guided trek to Adamello here.

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Day 1: From Passo di Croce Domini to Refuge at the Dernal Pass (2574)

Starting from Passo di Croce Domini, you’ll reach Lago della Vacca and the Rifugio “Tita Secchi” (2367).

You’ll continue through the Passo del Blumone, passing under the Scogli di Laione. Hiking along the Conca di Leno and the Creste della Monoccola, you’ll cross Bocchetta Brescia (2719) to reach the Maria e Franco Refuge at the Dernal Pass (2574) and stay overnight.

 

Day 2: Head towards Città di Lissone Refuge (2020 m)

We’ll climb the top of Re di Castello (2889), located just above the refuge, on the watershed between Lombardy and Trentino Alto Adige.

Continuing towards Lake Arno, we’ll finally get to “Città di Lissone” Refuge (2020)and stay overnight.

Day 3: Adamè Valley to Paolo Prudenzini Refuge

We’ll go up the Adamè Valley, crossing green pastures and then begin the steep ascent of the ” coster ” to reach Passo di Poia (2770).

From here, we will descend to the “Paolo Prudenzini” Refuge in the upper Val Salarno area, located near Malghe di Dossaccio.

 

Day 4: Head towards Franco Tonolini Refuge

We’ll set off towards the “Serafino Gnutti” Refuge (2166), crossing Passo del Miller (2818) and then descending into Valle del Miller.

We’ll then cross the Passo del Gatto and walk past Lake Baritone to reach“Franco Tonolini” Refuge (2450), which is surrounded by emerald ponds.

Day 5: Trek to Giuseppe Garibaldi Refuge (2550 m)

Passing through the Passo Premessone, (2923) with a short equipped section, we will descend towards Val d’Avio, in the presence of the imposing north-west face of the Adamello until we reach the great Lago del Pantano.

Continuing further, we’ll go up to the Monday Pass and head towards Lago del Venerocolo where the Giuseppe Garibaldi Refuge (2550) is located.

Day 6: Head to Malga Stain Refuge (1832 m)

We’ll descend to the Avio and Benedetto lakes, and then ascend to the Gole Larghe Pass, (2803) to get to the“Sandro Occhi” Refuge (1930) which lies in front of the spectacular Corno Baitone. We will end our journey at the Malga Stain Refuge (1832).

 


About the guide

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I am Guide for over 20 years. I was born and raised in the mountains. I love all the activities from freeride skiing to ski mountaineering, climbing on ice and rock, mountains are a place that continue to give me great emotions that I like to share with the people I accompany. I love contact with nature


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