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Walk from Rifugio Caltena to Val Giasinozza

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Experience the grand views and pristine environment of one of the least known valleys of Trentino.
easy
Distance 11.6 km
3:30 h
295 m
295 m
1,321 m
1,166 m
The Rifugio Caltena, on the western edge of the Cimonega Group, is located in a sunny and peaceful meadow with wide open views of the Feltre Peaks and of the Dolomites of the Pala Group.

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This itinerary, entirely on forest roads, can also be travelled comfortably by mountain bike.
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Update: October 22, 2020
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
1,321 m
Lowest point
1,166 m
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CALTENA "BAITA DI CHARME"

Safety information

1) Prepare your itinerary

2) Choose a route that is suitable for your skill level

3) Choose suitable equipment and gear

4) Consult the snow/weather bulletins

5) Heading out on your own is more risky

6) Leave information on your itinerary and on the approximate time you expect to return

7) Do not hesitate to seek the support of a professional

8) Pay attention to the information and signs that you find along the trail

9) Do not hesitate to follow your steps backwards

10) In case of an accident, sound the alarm by calling the emergency number 112

 

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Start

Rifugio Caltena (1265m) (1,256 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.151559, 11.859272
DMS
46°09'05.6"N 11°51'33.4"E
UTM
32T 720791 5114861
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Destination

Val Giasinozza – Riparo Cogolate (1321 m)

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Rifugio Caltena (1265 m), you follow the paved road, marked with number 729, in the direction marked “Rifugio Forestale, Passo del Palughet”. You then move down towards the panoramic meadows of Caltene locality (1240 m), and, following the same route marked 729, you then move into Val Giasinozza.

You continue along the road, which runs level along the right hand side of the Noana river valley.

You reach a place called “Baite di Giasinozza” and, sticking to the trail marked 729, the Forest Mountain Hut and the nearby “Riparo Cogolate”, a shelter that is always open, and a hiking destination.

To return, you follow the same route backwards.

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Getting there

You reach the town of Transaqua in Val di Primiero following road SS50. Once you reach the town, you follow the directions for “Rifugio Caltena”. You climb along a steep paved road that reaches the mountain hut.

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Rifugio Caltena (1265m)

Coordinates

DD
46.151559, 11.859272
DMS
46°09'05.6"N 11°51'33.4"E
UTM
32T 720791 5114861
w3w 
///intros.avoided.shaken
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Equipment

Hiking boots/shoes, windbreaker, a change of clothes.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
11.6 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
295 m
Descent
295 m
Highest point
1,321 m
Lowest point
1,166 m
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