Distance 18.6 km
A very famous goal, both thanks to the dimensions of this massive mountain and because of the beautiful panorama. It is a challenging and exhausting climb, though, as the difference in altitude is high. The remote mountain is usually only visited by chamois and offers a relatively easy access via the northern crest.
Along the path n. 301, this tour brings you over a unpleasant and stony path promptly into the forest, crossing forest paths again and again. At the curve on 1450 m you take the path to the right in the direction of the alp Spora Alm. After a first piece of exposed track (ropes) you can walk below the rocks of the Dagnoal-peak to reach the location Fontana Fredda (1630 m) and the notch 301/302.
After the next junction to the Piz Galin you will reach another junction with the sign for path 301/338. You turn right (north) for the long Cavai valley until you reach the notch of the Montoz saddle (2327 m). Here you turn left (west) to follow the red signs on the northern side of the Cadinei valley that bring you onto the peak of the S. Maria mountain.
On 2500 m you leave the path to cross the steep gravelly hillsides to the left and south-east of the mountain to eventually reach the Crosara pass (2562 m, view of the central Brenta). Through large rocks on the eastern side you can now
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