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Passo Cugola–Passo di Oclini

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  • The Passo Oclini
    The Passo Oclini
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Distance 39.9 km
6:17 h
1,309 m
1,309 m
Endless myths.
The Catinaccio is surrounded and engulfed by endless myths. Gnomes, giants, princesses and spells: once upon a time there was quite a lot happening up here... Amongst the protagonists of these legends is a giant who killed dragons, living at the Passo di Oclini. And certainly he had a great appreciation of beauty. The views on the Monte Regolo, Lagorai Group, the Latemar, Catinaccio and Sciliar are spectacular. he must have thought that this was a great place to live; that nobody would ruin such pristine landscape, and made it his home.

The downside: what lies high up, isn’t easy to get to. the starting point is located on the south face of the Val di Fiemme. In the summer months the climb is a sweaty one. the Passo oclini lies in between the corno Bianco and corno nero twin peaks. Many a mountain biker likely wished for the legs of a giant while pedaling on the steep forest roads and navigating the long, grueling trails. Itinerary description MtB route n. 224 (sign-posted). From the centre of cavalese ➊ 1000 m, head east toward the edge of town, at the roundabout ➋ head up to carano ➌ 1080 m, and ride through the village (still on a climb) to the crossing ➍; continue straight ahead on the forest road up to the fork by the Rifugio Ganzaie ➎. From here turn left and proceed to another fork ➏, turn right and on a steep climb head to the Malga cugola Alta ➐ 1890 m; from here approach the Passo cugola ➑ 1920 m. Descend on a short single-track taking the forest road and reach the fork ➒, turn right and on route n. 12a

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