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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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The high route of Valmalenco - presentation

The high route of Valmalenco is a trekking of 8 stage, around 110 km.
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The high route of Valmalenco - presentation

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

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

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

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 – 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

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

Autumn colours

A magic trek when Autumn paints the Alps
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Autumn colours

4 passi per tutti - Il giro dei 3 ponti

Chiareggio
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4 passi per tutti - Il giro dei 3 ponti

Horse riding

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Horse riding

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

Aereoclub in Sondrio

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Aereoclub in Sondrio

Bouldering in Spriana

Spriana is one of the towns of Valmalenco. This is the ideal place for bouldering in spring or fall and is also great for kids, thanks to the park close to the bouldering area.
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Boulder a Spriana

Map & compass - Mountain class

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

Geologic park in Chiareggio - Mountain class

A day trek to get acquainted with geology: from the formation of the Alps to the classification of rocks
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Geologic park in Chiareggio - 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

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 – 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

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

Discovering the mountains - Mountain class

2 days of climbing, orienteering and knot school, visit to a talc mine or trekking
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Discovering the mountains - Mountain class