PASSO SAN PELLEGRINO | DOLOMITES
Passo S. Pellegrino sits at 1918 meters a.s.l., and connects Falcade in the Veneto Region with Moena in the Trentino Alto Adige Region. Located on the southern slopes of the Marmolada Mountain Group, Passo S. Pellegrino popular ski resort and departure point for hikes in the Italian Dolomites. State road 346 leads you over Passo S. Pellegrino and at times it can be busy, but it is the best route to reach the heart of the Italian Dolomites.
In the middle ages the Passo S. Pellegrino was known as Monte Alloch and part of the summer migration trail from the Brenner Pass. In the 1300's the Monks from the order of Saint Pellegrino built a hospice to care for those injured or ill from making the passage and today the pass gets it name from this order of Monks. Many of the a joining roads were built during the First World War, Passo Valles is a great example. There are several great mountain bike trails leading through and from the pass that lets you explore some to the old battle positions of the war.
GETTING TO PASSO S. PELLIGRINO
State road 346 gives you two primary routes from Moena and Falcade and both great rides up to the Passo Pellegrino. Coming from Falcade is the more challenging ride with ramps up to 15% and there is a tunnel you should ride around, using a service road. The route coming up from Moena is not as stiff of a ride but there tends to be traffic on the weekends. You can also reach the pass by riding up to Passo Rolle and over Passo Valles. Passo S. Pelligrino can be reached by bus from Agrodo and Moena.
OUTDOOR RECREATION AT PASSO S. PELLIGRINO