Hiking

Francesco Denza refuge in Val Stavel

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Rifugio Francesco Denza in Val Stavèl m. 2298

Itinerary description: Trekking in the highest peak in Trentino (Presanella 3558 m.) in contact with the world of mountaineering.

Itinerary A)

  • Starting point and Arrival: Passo Tonale (1880 m.)
  • Uphill and Downhill difference in height: 986. - 990 m. 
  • Duration: 2 days.


Itinerary B)

  • Starting point and Arrival: Vermiglio (Stavel 1218 m.) - Vermiglio (Velon 1390 m.)
  • Uphill and Downhill difference in height: 1370 m. - 1244 m.
  • Duration: 2 days.

ITINERARY A
First stage: Before the Passo Tonale, arriving from Vermiglio, turn left at the roadman's house, for about 3 km, along the dirt road. From the road to Presena river-bed, few metres ahead, turn left into the path n. 268 and cross the stream Presena; in two hours, continuing along this route you will reach Forte Pozzi (ore 2). From Forte Pozzi enter the path n. 233 and reach Rifugio Denza.
Second stage: From Rifugio Denza, along the path n. 234, reach Passo dei Pozzi in about 1 hour. Go downhill the steep valley to Pozzi Bassi pasture, and from here, again the path n. 268 which leads to Passo del Tonale.

ITINERARY B
First stage: From Vermiglio, Stavel area, along the path n. 206 reach Rifugio Denza where you will overnight.
Second stage: From Rifugio Denza, along the path n. 234, you will reach Passo dei Pozzi. Along the previous itinerary A, reach Pozzi Bassi pasture in "Carbonere", and enter the junction to the path n. 268: continue along the forest road to Baita Velon.