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4 Sentiero delle Cascate

Hiking trail · Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena
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Tappeiner Verlag
  • Gleich zu Beginn des Val di Genova rauscht der berühmteste Wasserfall, die Cascata di Nardis, aus der Flanke herab
    Gleich zu Beginn des Val di Genova rauscht der berühmteste Wasserfall, die Cascata di Nardis, aus der Flanke herab
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Distance 26.3 km
8:19 h
803 m
805 m
1,642 m
924 m
Along the wildly foaming Sarca from waterfall to waterfall
The valley hike leads mostly over small paths, sometimes over the old road to the grandiose head of the valley. The route quickly leads to the Cascata di Nardis (927 m), the largest waterfall in Italy. Always along the banks of the Sarca. Dense forest, fairytale fields with cold air crevices and the impressive cataracts of the Sarca cataracts of the Sarca always offer new scenes. For a visit to the wild Cascata del Lares (1200 m), a detour is necessary. After Ponte Maria (1125 m, shuttle bus terminus), the old, paved valley path is valley path is preserved for a while and is used for the hike. Later, the Cascata di Cascina Muta (1350 m) plunges into a dark cauldron in the forest. The route continues to the cosy Rifugio Stella Alpina (1450 m) and to the wild Cascata Pedruc (shuttle bus stop). bus stop). The crossing of the Sarca river directly above the waterfall is a spectacle of a special kind. Finally, the lovely meadows of Malga di Bedole (1584 m, shuttle bus terminus) and the nearby rifugio and the nearby Rifugio Adamello Collini al Bedole are reached. While the Albergo Cascata di Nardis and the Rifugio Stella Alpina are practically directly on the trail, the other inns in the valley require in the valley require a detour. With the exception of the Albergo Cascata di Nardis all the inns in the valley offer overnight accommodation.

At the tollbooth at the Ponte Verde car park, cross the Sarca. Follow the signs for Albergo Cascata di Nardis on the right uphill. After just under 14 hours you reach the Albergo Cascata di Nardis. Past the Albergo, follow the well-marked path into the valley and across the Rio Siniciaga. Shortly afterwards you cross path 215. Continue until you reach a large meadow clearing with a fork in the path. Turn left for a few metres towards Rio Lares (to Cascata del Lares, then turn right to Malga Genova. Immediately after, you reach Ponte Maria, about 1 hour from the crossroads at the Siniciaga stream. Cross the Sarca and climb to Ragada (1264 m). Change sides of the stream again and take a gravel road, which soon becomes a path, down the valley to the next footbridge over the Sarca, 1 hour to this point. First cross the next bridge and cross the meadow to the Rifugio Stella Alpina, which is already visible. Walk a few 100 metres along the road into the valley until the path leaves the road


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