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From Altar Pass over the Siniciaga Valley

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  • Knapp unterhalb des Passo Altar liegt etwas abseits vom Weg ein kleiner See, der nur in wenigen Karten eingezeichnet ist
    Knapp unterhalb des Passo Altar liegt etwas abseits vom Weg ein kleiner See, der nur in wenigen Karten eingezeichnet ist
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Distance 14.7 km
5:58 h
1,346 m
1,371 m
2,386 m
1,041 m
Colourful meadows and light larch forest along the Sentiero della Pace
The Val Siniciaga is the first distinct southern side valley. of the Val Genova. It leads to the Passo Altar, which offers an impressive view of the Monte Carè Alto. view of Monte Carè Alto (3463 m). After steep ascent through dense forest, the valley opens up. Colourful meadows alternate with pristine larch forests. As far as except for the Bait dei Cacciatori hunting lodge and the Malga Germenega basso (not managed), the former alpine huts have been abandoned and are and are only ruins. In the upper part of the valley, somewhat hidden hidden next to the path, which is not marked on most maps. on most maps. The Sentiero della Pace leads through the valley to the Passo Altar and on to the Rifugio Carè Alto (see Tour 13). In the pass the foundations of a cable car from the First World War are still from the First World War.

From the road, a footpath leads in a few minutes to the Sarca di Val Genova and crosses the wooden bridge. A short way up to the Sentiero delle Cascate (see tour 4). Here, turn left for a few metres until trail 215 turns right (signposted) up steep hairpin bends. Walk through the woods for about 1 hour to Val Siniciaga. Follow the course of the valley for about another hour to Malga Germenega bassa (fountain). Past the completely ruined Campo Trentin to the open pastures of Malga Siniciaga alta, approx. 1 hour from Germenega bassa. The alpine pasture is in ruins. The trail now leads up the right slope of the valley to the meadows of the Baita Altar. Walk up to a small flat area and continue to Passo Altar, about 1 hour. At the flat area you can leave the path to Passo Altar to the left and reach the small lake. The descent to Val Genova takes about 3 hours along the same path.


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

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