Ortler High Mountain Trail, Stage 7: From Lake Cancano to the the Stelvio Pass

General description

From Lake Cancano to the the Stelvio Pass:

Difference in height: 1.776 hm
Descent: 918 hm
Length: 22 km
Duration: ca. 8h

Route description

From the watchtower of the dams in Fraele Tal, reach the Cancano dam. After the St. Erasmo church, head in the direction of Solena Alm alpine pasture and Forcola Tal Valley to the Fornelle bridge. Cross the bridge and continue along the mule track up to the Pedenolo Alm alpine pasture, continue up to Bocchette di Pedenolo, Pedenoletto and Forcola. Descend over the Braulio Tal to Umbrail Pass and to Stelvio Pass Road. Follow the mule track up to the Garibaldi hut and the Stelvio Pass.

Duration 8:00 h
Length 22 km
Difficulty difficult
Difference in height uphill 1776 hm
Difference in height downhill 918 hm
Difference in height 2825 m
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