GIRO DI MONTE BALDO HIKING TOUR
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.
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.
RIFUGIO TELEGRAFO ‘G. BARANA’: CAI Verona - Tel. 045-7731797