Giro di Monte Baldo Hiking Tour

GIRO DI MONTE BALDO HIKING TOUR 

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This is a great walk around Monte Boldo, known as the botanic garden of Italy.  Panoramic walk along the crest of the mountain overlooking Lake Garda and the Adige Valley.  

HIKING MONTE BALDO IN TRENTINO ALTO ADIGE

START POINT: Avio, Trento Province
TOTAL DAYS: 4 Days
DISTANCE: Less than 15 km per day.
ELEVATION GAIN: 2300+ meters
DIFFICULTY:  Easy walk except for a 20 meter section on the third day that has a safety cord. You must be in shape to walk 5 to 6 hours per day.
SPECIAL NOTE: Make sure the Rifugio’s are open before departing.

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DAY 1: Starting in Avio 130 meters a.s.l. walking to Monte Baldo Refugio 1100 meters a.s.l.. You can arrive to Avio via train along the A22 motorway, once in Avio you will go to the Romanist Church where ‘Sentiero della Salute’.  Follow the Salute trail until linking up with SAT 652 trail which will take you to Rifugio Monte Baldo.  Elevation gain: 1050 meters, 4 hours average walk.

DAY 2: From Rifugio Monte Baldo 1100 meters a.s.l. to Rifugio Telegrafo 2147 meters a.s.l..  Following SAT 652 trail to ‘Via dell’Or’ than following ‘dei Bovi’ trail to reach Telegraph Rifugio. Elevation gain 1100 meters, 4 hours 30 minutes walk.

DAY 3: From Rifugio Telegrafo 2147 meters a.s.l. to Rifugio Altissimo 2060 meters a.s.l.. This is the most panoramica section of the walk  along the crest following SAT 651 trail, to reach Rifugio Altissimo. 5 to 6 hours walk.

DAY 4:  From Rifugio Altissimo 2060 meters a.s.l. to Avio 130 meters a.s.l..  Following trail SAT 651 to Bocca di Navene then taking SAT 80 trail to reach Prato Alpesina.  Then you follow the same trail to Madonna della Neve before returning down to Avio.  5 to 6 hours walk.

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THE RIFUGIO’S

RIFUGIO MONTE BALDO 1100 meters a.s.l. - Tel. 0464-391553, cell 3281680820, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RIFUGIO TELEGRAFO ‘G. BARANA’: CAI Verona - Tel. 045-7731797
RIFUGIO ALTISSIMO ‘D. CHIESA’: SAT, Tel 0464-867130 - cell 3356395415, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monte Baldo Traverse Hiking Tour, Verona Province

MONTE BALDO TRAVERSE HIKING TOUR

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If you are enjoying hiking and happen to be visiting the Verona area and Lake Garda this simple traverse is a must.  Great views, along a well marked trail, but do not take to lightly the elevation is 1700+ meters so make sure you have the appropriate gear.

LOCATION Monti Lessinia
DEPARTURE TOWN
Malcesina
REACHABLE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION YES
MOUNTAIN GROUP Monte Baldo
PEAK Monte Baldo
ALTITUDE 1700-2100 meters
DIFFICULTY TD
FACE South
TIME 5 hours from Malcesine lift to Mondini lift (1 hour to walk down to lake)
Beauty  
Total Ascent 500 meters
Ferrata Ascent NA
Popularity Very Popular
BEST SEASON From mid-May to late September is peak season. For experienced walkers this is a great winter traverse with snowshoes.
GEAR Hiking boots, rain gear, good layer system, basic emergency gear

Via dell'Amicizia Ferrate | Monte Baldo

VIA DELL'AMICIZIA ferrate | MONTE BALDO

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Excellent ferrate above the Lake town of Riva del Grada.  One ofmany day trips to add to your active vacation, that adds a bit of physical challenge and great panoramic views. 

NUTS AND BOLTS

REGION Trentino-Alto Adige
PROVINCE Trento Province
MOUNTAIN GROUP Garda Mountains
NEAREST TOWN Riva del Garda
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Level 2 (difficult)
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HIKE TIME 6 hours
FERRATE TIME 2 hours
DEPARTURE POINT Riva del Garda
ELEVATION GAIN 1200 meters
HUTS ALONG THE ROUTE none
HOW ROUTE IS EQUIPPED cables, iron pegs, and ladders
   

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SPECIAL NOTES:

Challenging route best time of year is spring and fall, summer can be extremely hot.

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