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DBT Stage 3: Rifugio Graffer - Rifugio Tuckett

Mountain tour · Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena
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  • Rifugio Graffer, lungo il Dolomiti di Brenta Trek
    / Rifugio Graffer, lungo il Dolomiti di Brenta Trek
    Photo: S. Guetti, APT Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena
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    Photo: Matteo Zeni Archivio Parco Naturale Adamello Brenta, APT Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena
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Third stage of the "Dolomiti di Brenta Trek" route, from Rifugio Graffer to Rifugio Tuckett.    
moderate
5 km
2:15 h
252 m
267 m
Rifugio Tuckett (2271 m) stands on a small terrace at the foot of Castelletto Inferiore. the alpinists of the Sektion Berlin of the D.u.Oe.A.V who named it after the British mountaineer Francis Fox Tuckett.  In the background the Vedretta di Brenta Inferiore (improperly also called Vedretta di Tuckett) and the Bocca di Tuckett dominated by the stark Cima Brenta. The view from the refuge sweeps westwards to the white slopes of Adamello and the superb pyramid of Presanella.
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Updated: August 02, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2,442 m
Lowest point
2,176 m
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Safety information

 

 

Tips, hints and links

Here the updated information about the conditions of the route:

 Hospitality, refuges and bivouacs:

Start

Rifugio Graffer (2,259 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.219730, 10.889621
DMS
46°13'11.0"N 10°53'22.6"E
UTM
32T 645736 5120196
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Destination

Rifugio Tuckett

Turn-by-turn directions

From Rifugio Graffer (2263 m) you follow the path SAT 331 (E) that in 0:30 hours climbs up and connects to the path SAT 316 (E) that starts at Passo del Grostè and with ups and downs reaches Rifugio Tuckett in 1:10 hour.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Shuttle bus Madonna di Campiglio - Campo Carlo Magno (Grostè cablecar stop) or the Trentino Trasporti bus line (Grostè cablecar stop).

Getting there

To get to the Graffer Refuge more quickly, it’s possible to take the Grostè cable car that goes up to the Grostè Pass and from here go down along the SAT 301 trail to the refuge in 20 minutes. Alternatively, from the town of Madonna di Campiglio you can drive by car to the Spinale cable car which goes to the top of Monte Spinale, then proceed on foot following the SAT 331 trail for 45 minutes.

Parking

Big free parking at the departure of the Grostè cableway.

Coordinates

DD
46.219730, 10.889621
DMS
46°13'11.0"N 10°53'22.6"E
UTM
32T 645736 5120196
w3w 
///trots.devoted.radically
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Equipment

Necessary equipment 

  • technical mountain clothing
  • mountain boots with Vibram sole or similar

If the route has equipped parts, brings with you:

  •  ferrata set
  • harness
  • helmet
  • ferrata gloves
  • a piece of rope (suggested)
  • ice-axe and crampons (where necessary)

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5 km
Duration
2:15h
Ascent
252 m
Descent
267 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights Cableway ascent/descent Insider tip

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