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The High Route of Valmalenco – 8th stage

Place of departure: Cristina shelter

Maximum altitude: 2300 mt

Difference in altitude: +100 m / -500 m

Route time: 5 h

Distance: 12 km

It is the final stage of the High Route that allows you to return to the main villages of the valley with a highly rewarding itinerary, for the magnificent panorama that gradually embraces most of the tour. From the pleasant valley of Alpe Prabello, take the beautiful mule track that leads to Alpe Acquanera, characterized by the presence of large peat bogs. The route now develops at an altitude at the base of the coastal Monte Acquanera-Monte Cavaglia-Monte Palino, with ups and downs that lead first to Alpe Cavaglia and finally descend to the former ski area of Piazzo Cavalli. Reached Piazzo Cavalli it is possible to descend quickly to Caspoggio by ski slopes and then by public transport again the Torre Santa Maria. As an alternative, from Piazzo Cavalli you can go directly to Torre Santa Maria passing through the residential areas of Prà Mosin and Dagua.

See also

The High Route of Valmalenco – 1st stage

Torre Santa Maria (frazione Ciappanico) - Alpe Piasci - Rif. Cometti (1720 m) - Arcoglio sup (2123 m) - Cima Bianca (2490 m) - Rif. Bosio (2086 m)
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The High Route of Valmalenco – 1st stage

The High Route of Valmalenco – 2nd stage

Rif Bosio (2086 m) - A Mastabbia (2077 m) - A Giumellino (1756 m) - Laghetti Sassersa (2369 m) - Passo Ventina (2675 m) Alpe Ventina (1960 m)
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Laghi Sassersa

The High Route of Valmalenco – 3rd stage

Alpe Ventina (1960 m) - Forbicina (1656 m) - Val Sissone - Rif. Del Grande (2600 m) - Chiareggio (1612 m)
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Salita in Val Sissone

The High Route of Valmalenco – 4th stage

Chiareggio (1612 m) - Rif. Longoni (2450 m) - A. Sasso nero (2304 m) - Rif. Lago Palù (1947 m)
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Vista sul Lago Palù

The High Route of Valmalenco – 5th stage

Rif. Lago Palu - Bochel del Torno (2208 m) - A. campascio (1844 m) - A. Musella (2021 m) - Rif. Carate (2636 m) - Rif. Marinelli (2813 m)
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Vallone dello Scerscen

The High Route of Valmalenco – 6th stage

Rif. Marinelli Bombardieri (2813 m) - Bocchetta di Caspoggio (2983 m) - A. Fellaria e Rif. Bignami (2382 m)
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Passaggio dalla bocchetta di Caspoggio

The High Route of Valmalenco – 7th stage

Rif Bignami (2382 m) - A Gembrè (2190 m) - A Val Poschiavina (2230 m) - Passa Canciano (2464 m) - Passo Campagneda (2601 m) - Rif. Cristina (2227 m)
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Diga di Alpe Gera

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The High Route of Valmalenco – 1st stage

Torre Santa Maria (frazione Ciappanico) - Alpe Piasci - Rif. Cometti (1720 m) - Arcoglio sup (2123 m) - Cima Bianca (2490 m) - Rif. Bosio (2086 m)
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The High Route of Valmalenco – 1st stage

Discovery train

Plenty of snow and zero traffic thanks to the offer launched in cooperation with Trenord.
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Discovery train

Parco dei Bordighi - Mountain class

Guided tour in the natural reserve “Parco dei Bordighi”
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Parco dei Bordighi - Mountain class

The High Route of Valmalenco – 7th stage

Rif Bignami (2382 m) - A Gembrè (2190 m) - A Val Poschiavina (2230 m) - Passa Canciano (2464 m) - Passo Campagneda (2601 m) - Rif. Cristina (2227 m)
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Diga di Alpe Gera

Map & compass - Mountain class

Educational and recreational activities accompanied by guides
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Map & compass - Mountain class

Climbing apprenticeship - Mountain class

A day dedicated to climbing with the assistance of an Alpine guide
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Climbing apprenticeship - Mountain class

The High Route of Valmalenco – 2nd stage

Rif Bosio (2086 m) - A Mastabbia (2077 m) - A Giumellino (1756 m) - Laghetti Sassersa (2369 m) - Passo Ventina (2675 m) Alpe Ventina (1960 m)
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Laghi Sassersa

4 passi per tutti - Il giro dei 3 ponti

Chiareggio
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4 passi per tutti - Il giro dei 3 ponti

The High Route of Valmalenco – 3rd stage

Alpe Ventina (1960 m) - Forbicina (1656 m) - Val Sissone - Rif. Del Grande (2600 m) - Chiareggio (1612 m)
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Salita in Val Sissone

Ski & snowboard schools

In Valmalenco there are two ski schools - the traditional "Scuola sci & Snowboard Valmalenco" and the new "Enjoyski school".
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Ski & snowboard schools

Trekking with Alpacas

Alpacas la Foppa: the first alpaca farm in Valmalenco.
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Trekking with Alpacas

Cycling, trekking & climbing - Mountain class

3 days to discover the environment, through sporting activities among nature
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Cycling, trekking & climbing - Mountain class

Autumn colours

A magic trek when Autumn paints the Alps
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Autumn colours

A passion for snowshoeing - Mountain class

Snowshoeing in Valmalenco, the perfect start for newbies
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A passion for snowshoeing - Mountain class

Parco delle orobie valtellinesi - Mountain class

Guided tour in the national park "Parco delle Orobie Valtellinesi"
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Parco delle orobie valtellinesi - Mountain class

The High Route of Valmalenco – 5th stage

Rif. Lago Palu - Bochel del Torno (2208 m) - A. campascio (1844 m) - A. Musella (2021 m) - Rif. Carate (2636 m) - Rif. Marinelli (2813 m)
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Vallone dello Scerscen

WAITING FOR SUMMER

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WAITING FOR SUMMER

Quattro passi per tutti

Besides many shelters of Valmalenco, easily attainable from families and who approaches to the world of hiking for the first time, we signal some simple itineraries suitable for all. 
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Quattro passi per tutti

Cliff climbing in Sondrio and Valmalenco

Climbing aficionados will find many great spots in our area.
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Arrampicare in Valmlenco

The marmots of Chiareggio - Mountain class

A short trek designed to discover the distinctive features of the alpine environment and its creatures, focusing on marmots
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The marmots of Chiareggio - Mountain class