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Passo Gardena - Pisciadú - Colfosco

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Passo Gardena - Pisciadú - Colfosco

Mountain tour · Dolomites Val Gardena
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Corvara–Colfosco
  • Lake_with_hut
    / Lake_with_hut
    Photo: Alta Badia Brand, Corvara–Colfosco
  • View Pisciadù
    / View Pisciadù
    Photo: Alta Badia Brand, Corvara–Colfosco
  • Pisciadù lake
    / Pisciadù lake
    Photo: Alta Badia Brand, Corvara–Colfosco
Map / Passo Gardena - Pisciadú - Colfosco
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moderate
6.5 km
2:07 h
592 m
1032 m

Hike of medium difficulty which brings you from the Val Setus to the Pisciadú hut and returns to Colfosco passing through the Val Mezdì.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2613 m
Lowest point
1665 m
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Turn-by-turn directions

From Passo Gardena, trail nr. 666 climbs the grassy ridge that leads to the Grup dl Sela craggy walls in a south-east direction. The trail continues, over even ground to begin, then slightly downhill, reaching the entrance to Val Setus. Twisting and turning, climb the steep scree slope until you come to the gully's fork, then go left ( fixes metal ropes) quickly reaching the great overhang that crosses the entire Sella massif. Going left, it will only take a few minutes to come to the Pisciadú hut. (2h 10min.). Close by is the Pisciadú lake. The descent is firstly eastwards past the great terrace ( nr. 676), then down again through the Val di Bosli craggy overhanging sides ( fixed metal ropes), arriving below in the Val Mezdì. Now follow a gravel track, before continuing on a trail on good conditions and you are out of the Val Mezdì. The view out over the valley bottom's green meadows in enchanting, with their constrast against the light colour of the rocky sides. Next to the river, descent to the larch-covered plain, then through meadows on trail nr. 650, and you are at Colfosco.

Getting there

*By car

  • Coming from Innsbruck: take the A 13 and the A 22 toll motorway and exit at Bressanone/Brixen, following the signs to Brunico/Bruneck along the Val Pusteria/Pustertal road as far as San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen. Follow the signs to Val Badia/Gadertal 
  • Coming from Verona-Bolzano: take the A 22, exit at Bressanone/Brixen and continue as above

*By train

The nearest train stations are:

  • Brunico - 37 Km
  • Bolzano (via Passo Gardena) - 72 Km (via Brunico) – 100 Km
  • Connection train station – Alta Badia by the local bus SAD: www.sad.it

*By air

  • Innsbruck - 130 km
  • Munich – 330 km
  • Venice Treviso / Venice Marco Polo – 180 / 200 km
  • Verona – 213 km
  • Milan Bergamo / Milan Malpensa - 310 /400 km
  • Information airport transfer: www.suedtirolbus.it - www.cortinaexpress.it
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.5 km
Duration
2:07 h
Ascent
592 m
Descent
1032 m

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