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Sentiero Brentari and Sentiero dell'Ideale

Fixed rope route · Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena
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  • Auf der Via delle Bocchette
    Auf der Via delle Bocchette
    Photo: Michael Heinz
m 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 25 20 15 10 5 km Sentiero dell'Ideale Rifugio Casinèi (1825 m) DODICI APOSTOLI "F.LLI GARBARI" Rifugio Pedrotti-Tosa Rifugio Vallesinella (1513 m)
Distance 26.3 km
15:50 h
2,330 m
2,330 m
2,860 m
1,212 m
High-alpine via ferrata tour in the Brenta with four glacier crossings and the most technically demanding climbing passages of the Bocchette route. With ascent and descent, however, it is a long and physically demanding day tour.

The Sentiero Brentari and Sentiero dell'Ideale via ferratas, opened as early as 1932, are the two oldest iron routes of the Bocchette trail in the Brenta, and connect the two huts Pedrotti-Tosa and Rifugio 12-Apostel. From a climbing point of view, this fourth and last stage of the Bocchette Trail - which can also be done as a long and physically demanding day tour - is one of the most demanding of the entire Brenta traverse. The route is also very difficult. The high alpine route crosses four smaller glaciers and leads over high-altitude defiles. The descent to the d'Ambiez glacier, the ascent to the Bocca d'Ambiez and the crossing of the icy G&Msen cauldron are among the major gorges on the route, which - depending on the weather - should preferably be tackled with crampons, ice axe and safety rope. The climb through the spectacular mountain landscape is followed by a scenically no less impressive, but long descent back down to the valley.


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