Variant of the fifth stage of the "Dolomiti di Brenta Trek" route, from Rifugio ai Brentei to Rifugio Pedrotti Tosa.
The total walking time from Rifugio Brentei to Rifugio Pedrotti Tosa via Rifugio XII Apostoli and Rifugio Agostini is 8.30 hours along paths graded EEA-MD, that is requiring climbing aids and therefore suitable for expert hikers equipped with harnesses, helmets and crampons. The following alternative route permits you to avoid the mountaineering paths and vie ferrate and to shorten the time it takes to go from Rifugio Brentei to Rifugio Pedrotti Tosa.
Safety informationAttention, before starting the trek check the glacier condition with either Rifugio Brentei or Rifugio XII Apostoli who will inform you about the equipment necesary to cross this small glacier!
Tips, hints and links
Here the updated information about the conditions of the route:
alpine guides Madonna di Campiglio Pinzolo val Rendena and Paganella
Hospitality, refuges and bivouacs:
Getting thereThe Brentei Refuge can be reached from Madonna di Campiglio, Val Rendena. From the town, travel by car to Loc. Vallesinella and then ascend on foot following the SAT 317 trail signs to the refuge, a 2 1/2 hour walk away. In summer a shuttle bus service runs from Madonna di Campiglio to Loc. Vallesinella.
ParkingPay and display parking at the departure of the Spinale cableway (connection with the shuttle bus towards Vallesinella).If you want to departure from Vallesinella refuge: there is a big pay and display parking (availability until full and limited Park transports).
Book recommendations for this region:
Recommended maps for this region:
- 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)