Variant of the third stage of the "Dolomiti di Brenta Trek" route, from Rifugio Graffer to Agritur Malga Tuena.
Those who started the trek from Malga Tuena by leaving the car at Lago di Tovel has now the possibility to shorten the loop and quickly reach the Malga in 4:30 hours walk. From Passo Grostè the Sentiero delle Palete path runs above Lago di Tovel and crosses an extremely wild area leaving behind the southern part of the Brenta Dolomites. This path is very steep in some parts and it is fitted with some metal cables and ladders and therefore is suitable for experienced hikers only.
Getting thereTo 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.
ParkingBig free parking at the departure of the Grostè cableway.
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- technical mountain clothing
- mountain boots with Vibram sole or similar
If the route has equipped parts, brings with you:
- ferrata set
- ferrata gloves
- a piece of rope (suggested)
- ice-axe and crampons (where necessary)