La Val - La Crusc/Heiligkreuz
From La Val to La Crusc/S.Croce and back to La Val
Overview: Easy excursion to the foot of the imposing faces of the Sas dla Crusc, through characteristic high mountain woods and along the flower blanketed Armentara meadows. The walk is mainly inside the Fanes-Senes-Braies Natural Park. At the foot of Piza dales Diesc, the „Snow Grotto“ is well worth a visit. This is a natural grotto carved out in the snow from the stream which runs down from Piza dales Diesc with the spring thaw.
Starting point: Parking available at the Spëscia farm (1536 m). Access from La Val via a local road for Spëscia (ca. 2,5kms).
Itinerary: The walk starts from the car park close to the Spëscia farm (1536 m), following trail nr. 13/A signposted Fanes. At the junction with trail nr. 15, keep left and continue still on trail nr. 13/A until you reach Ćiamplorët (30min.), and another junction. Keep right here and follow trail nr. 15/B, signposted La Crusc/S.Croce. As you climb,