The Val di Sole is a exceptional location for hiking and high-altitude Alpine tours in the midst of an exciting landscape of enormous natural beauty. The elevation varies from 700 meters above sea-level in the valley to 3,700 meters at the highest summits.
The three most important mountain groups which surround the valley are the Ortles -Cevedale Group in the north, the Adamello – Presanella in the west and the Brenta Dolomites in the southwest.
You’ll find not only tours with different levels of difficulty and face-climbing opportunities, panoramic trails amongst majestic mountain tops and giant glaciers, but also exciting trekking tours on simple and yet fascinating nature study paths.
ALL information on Val di Sole’s paths, itineraries, lakes and mountain shelters
can be found HERE.
Reccomended activities, departs from Malga Mare in Val di Pejo, arrives at the shelter Rifugio Cevedale, continues on the Glaciers’s Route, encounters the Lago Nero (The Black Lake) crosses the Dam (Diga del Careser) end returns on the opposite side of the Dam.
Time of the excursion: 5/6 hours on foot.
You’ll cross small streams, wooden bridges, you’ll come across trails, rocks and stones until the Rifugio Cevedale (2608 meters above the seal level) were you can stop for a rest while admiring the majesty of the glacier. Following the indications for the Via dei Ghiacci you will discover many alpine lakes along the way such as Lago Nero.
Keep your eyes peeled and remain in silence, and you may hear the whistle and sight the marmots.
With simple yet breathtaking crossings, you will reach the northern bound of the Diga Careser. Cross the dam and begin your downhill return to the Malga Mare parking.
Make sure you check the weather forecast the day before leaving for this excursion and always bring a fleece outerwear, a jacket, spare shoes and socks.
And do not forget your binoculars and camera!