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The high route of Valmalenco - presentation

Thanks to its variety of places, is one of the most beautiful high altitude excursion routes in the Alps: the richness of natural flora, the presence of soapstone old quarries, Mountain huts, shepherds’ buildings and panoramic views make it unique of its kind. Alta Via extends for over 110 Km, between 800 and 3000 metres, through woods and high pastures, passing through lateral valleys, climbing over impassable passes and winding before glaciers flows of Monte Disgrazia, of Pizzo Bernina and of Pizzo Scalino. Articulated into eight daily stages, it connects some fifteen refuges. All the route develops along three well indicated pathways.

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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

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

The High Route of Valmalenco – 8th stage

Rif. Cristina (2227 m) - A. Acquanera (2116 m) - Piazzo Cavalli (1710 m) - Caspoggio (1098 m) - Torre di Santa Maria (772 m)
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Alpe cavaglia

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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

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

Ferrata del Torrione Porro

It is a moderate difficulty ferrata that develops in Valmalenco.
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Ferrata del Torrione Porro

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

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 secrets of the snow - Mountain class

Snowshoeing in the fairy-tale landscapes of Valmalenco
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The secrets of the snow - Mountain class

MTB - Il sentiero Rusca -

Sondrio, Ponchiera, Arquino, Valdone, Il Prato, Tornadù, Torre Santa Maria, S.Anna, Basci, Vassalini a Chiesa Valmalenco - ritorno a Sondrio
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MTB - Il sentiero Rusca -

The High Route of Valmalenco – 8th stage

Rif. Cristina (2227 m) - A. Acquanera (2116 m) - Piazzo Cavalli (1710 m) - Caspoggio (1098 m) - Torre di Santa Maria (772 m)
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Alpe cavaglia

Trekking with Alpacas

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

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

Aereoclub in Sondrio

Hover in the sky like butterflies, letting yourself be carried away by the high currents like seagulls in search of freedom
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Aereoclub in Sondrio

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

Following the smugglers' footsteps - Mountain class

2 days discovering the valleys once crossed by smugglers
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Following the smugglers' footsteps - Mountain class

4 passi per tutti - I maggenghi di Caspoggio

Sant'Antonio (1337 m) oppure la Motta (1480 m)
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4 passi per tutti - I maggenghi di Caspoggio

Horse riding

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Horse riding

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

Map & compass - Mountain class

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

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 – 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

Glaciological trail - Mountain class

2 days to discover the amazing ices of Valmalenco and visit to the old talc mine “La Bagnada”
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Glaciological trail - Mountain class