Distance 26.3 km
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
Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language
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