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Cavallazza Peak

· 1 review · Mountain tour · San Martino di Castrozza,Primiero,Vanoi
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  • Cross on the top
    / Cross on the top
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  • / Cavallazza Peak
    Photo: R. Gaia, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Colbricon Lakes
    Photo: R. Gaia, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Colbriocn Hut
    Photo: R. Gaia, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Colbricon Lake
    Photo: R. Gaia, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Lake Colbricon
    Photo: A. Campanile, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Colbricon Lake and Colbricon Hut
    Photo: A. Campanile, APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Colbricon Lakes
    Photo: APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Cavallazza Lake
    Photo: APT Val di Fiemme
  • / Wiew on Pale di San Martino
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m 2500 2400 2300 2200 2100 2000 1900 1800 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Cavallazza LAGHI DI COLBRICON Tognazza Laghi di Colbricon Malga Rolle Malga Rolle
Excursion between alpine lakes and magnificent views of the Pale di San Martino.
moderate
Distance 7.9 km
3:30 h
450 m
450 m
The excursion starts with a nice walk in a forest of large Swiss pine trees, on a rough and flat road. Once you reach the lakes of Colbricon, the itinerary climbs between meadows and a stony path, in a constant ascent that ends with the exceptional view from the top of the lakes. The view ranges from the Catinaccio Group to the Marmolada, up to the Pale di San Martino and the majestic Paneveggio forest.

Author’s recommendation

In the 1970s, archaeological excavations near the lakes brought to light artifacts (arrows, blades, burins) which confirmed the presence of hunters from the Mesolithic era (10,000 - 8,000 years ago).
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Staff Outdoor Val di Fiemme
Update: November 12, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Cavallazza Peak, 2,293 m
Lowest point
Malga Rolle, 1,874 m
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Rest Stop

LAGHI DI COLBRICON
Malga Rolle

Safety information

THE 10 RULES FOR HIKERS

  1. Prepare your itinerary beforehand
  2. Choose an itinerary that suits your physical abilities
  3. Choose suitable clothes and equipment
  4. Check the weather forecast
  5. Hiking by yourself is more risky; if this is the case, take a mobile phone with you
  6. Leave information about your itinerary and your expected return time
  7. If you are not sure about your itinerary, contact an Alpine Guide
  8. Pay attention to signposts and directions that you find along your way
  9. Do not hesitate in going back if you feel too tired
  10. In case of emergency call 112

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

APT Val di Fiemme - Tel. +39 0462 241111 - info@visitfiemme.it - www.visitfiemme.it   

Start

Malga Rolle (Mountain dairy) (1,895 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.295759, 11.775919
DMS
46°17'44.7"N 11°46'33.3"E
UTM
32T 713794 5130654
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Destination

Malga Rolle (mountain dairy)

Turn-by-turn directions

From Malga Rolle cross the road and walk along the dirt road that leads to the departure of the Paradiso chairlift.

Here the trail n° 348 leads to Rifugio Colbricon (1.927 m). Along the lake, shortly after the Rifugio, the trail turns left and goes up the west ridge. Once there, cross the upland that leads to the Cavallazza peak, leaving the main trail to a uphill path (highest point 2.324 m).

The trail goes on along the east ridge and descends into a winding path reaching the small underlying valley. On the opposite side, the trail slightly goes up toward the Cavallazza Piccola peak; do not consider the path on the right side and keep walking left, going north-east, toward Passo Rolle.

Once reached the path junction take the left trail, not well visible, (watch out for the signage) which passes underneath the chairlift. Keep walking on the trail that turns then into a ski slope that leads to Passo Rolle.

Before the pass you will find a dirt road that turns left, descending along another ski slope to the departure of chairlift Paradiso. Pass the chairlift and walk up on the right side until you get to Malga Rolle.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public bus from Predazzo with direction San Martino di Castrozza. Stop at Malga Rolle-

Getting there

From Predazzo drive direction Passo Rolle. 1 km before the pass you will find on your left hand side the parking near Malga Rolle

Parking

On the left side near Malga Rolle

Coordinates

DD
46.295759, 11.775919
DMS
46°17'44.7"N 11°46'33.3"E
UTM
32T 713794 5130654
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco – Val di Fiemme, Lagorai, Latemar N° 14

Kompass – Val di Fiemme, Catena del Lagorai N° 618

Hiking map available in all Val di Fiemme information offices.

Equipment

Hiking shoes, rain-jacket, hiking poles, water, sun cream

Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Rating

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Michele Torrini
October 04, 2017 · Community
La parte della salita al Cavallazza sulla cresta ovest oggi era impegnativa il sentiero è tutto su pietrame venuto giù dalla cresta...
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.9 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
450 m
Descent
450 m
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