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Lakes Colbricon

Hiking trail · San Martino di Castrozza,Primiero,Vanoi
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  • Simple but beautiful hike in the natural preserve of Paneveggio at the feet of the Pale di San Martino. 
    Simple but beautiful hike in the natural preserve of Paneveggio at the feet of the Pale di San Martino. 
    Photo: Andrea Gilli
m 1960 1940 1920 1900 1880 1860 4,0 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
moderate
Distance 4.1 km
1:14 h
102 m
102 m
The hiking path is simple and suited especially well for families with children.

The glacial lakes of the Cobricon are located in the Paneveggio National Park at the feet of the Pale di San Martino. This hike (4.5 km), doable also in the evening, starts at the alp Rolle (1900 m), shortly ahead of the pass with the same name (1984 m).  On the SAT no. 348 you walk almost evenly through forests of mountain pines, firs and larches until you reach the two lakes of the Colbricon (approx. 45 min). Very recommendable in May/June, to admire the blooming of the rhododendrons along the shores of the lakes. The surrounding summits (Cavallazza, Colbricon and Cima Stradon) create a natural amphitheatre, which creates a perfect environment for wild chamois, deer, and groundhogs. Excavations in the seventies/eighties have shown that humans have been living here in the prehistoric ages. The alpine hut Laghi di Colbricon (1922 m) offers a place to have a nice meal: dumpling soup, polenta with mushrooms and molten cheese are only two of the available delicacies. The hike can also be

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