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Monte Cornon

· 2 reviews · Mountain tour · Val di Fiemme
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  • Monte Cornon
    Monte Cornon
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m 2400 2300 2200 2100 2000 1900 1800 10 8 6 4 2 km Baita Caserina Dos dai Branchi Monte Cornon (Cornacci) Respirart Baita Caserina
The impressive viewpoint over Val di Fiemme.
Distance 11.5 km
5:00 h
540 m
540 m
2,257 m
1,864 m
The excursion leads through pastures and huts to the southern peak of Cornacci or Cornon, dominated by the large cross visible also from the valley floor. A long ridge descends towards Tesero offering a panorama that literally takes your breath away. A silent pause on the bench at the foot of the cross will fill your eyes and heart with bliss. The beautiful panoramic photo on a steel platform provides information on the surrounding mountains with their near and far peaks. For over three centuries the slopes of Cornon have kept the unmistakable "writings of the shepherds" written in red ocher, locally called "ból". The whole area is home to a rich variety of flora and fauna. It is possible to meet chamois and spot the golden eagle in the sky.

Author’s recommendation

Stop to observe the works of land art at "RespirArt", the highest art park in the world. Almost all the works are built with materials from nature, therefore subject to a slow deterioration due to atmospheric agents.
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Update: November 03, 2021
Highest point
Cornacci, 2,257 m
Lowest point
Parking Tresca, 1,864 m
Best time of year

Track types

Dirt road 48.17%Path 48.33%Road 3.48%
Dirt road
5.5 km
5.5 km
0.4 km
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Rest stops

Baita Caserina

Safety information


  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 - -  


Pampeago - Parking near the chairlift "Tresca" (1,864 m)
46.341026, 11.548945
46°20'27.7"N 11°32'56.2"E
32T 696151 5135096
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Pampeago - Parking near the chairlift "Tresca"

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Pampeago car parking, located at the start of the Tresca chairlift, first take the paved road and then take the dirt road on the right, quite steep, towards Chalet Caserina (path no. 514). Then continue on n ° 514 towards Baito La Bassa, passing alongside some artworks of "Respirart". Continue on the ridge on path n ° 525 and then on path n ° 518 until you reach the Cornacci or Cornon peak, a panoramic point on the Fiemme valley. From the top, go back and then descend to the Baito Armentarola from where, on path n ° 523, you return to the Baito La Bassa.

Then following the ridge on path n ° 509 you reach the locality of "La Porta" and the Agnello chairlift station with the homonym refuge. around which you can observe other works of land art. From here you go back down on path n ° 514, continue towards Chalet Caserina on trail n ° 509A and then return to the starting point.


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Public transport


Bus service from Cavalese and Tesero

Getting there

From Cavalese and Predazzo drive to Tesero and than take the road direction Pampeago. 

Ignore the parking near "Latemar" and "Agnello" chairlifts and continue to drive up until you find chairlift "Tresca"


Near chairlift "Tresca"


46.341026, 11.548945
46°20'27.7"N 11°32'56.2"E
32T 696151 5135096
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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.


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

Questions and answers

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Question from Giulia Guerrini · May 06, 2022 · Community
salve. 5 ore sono andata e ritorno o solo andata???
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Answered by Liz Spinn · May 06, 2022 · Community
Salve! Con un buon passo a ritmo sostenuto, 5h sono per andata e ritorno.


Giulia Tamborra
July 05, 2020 · Community
Percorso molto bello e panoramico, faticoso soprattutto nella prima parte, ma assolutamente facile. Consigliato!
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Ingrun Wagner
June 21, 2017 · Community
Wunderschöne Wanderung sehr blumenreich unbedingt die Variante vom Cornongipfel über Dosso Branchi zur Baita la Bassa zurück von dort zum la Porta 2154 und von dort den Pfad zum Aufstiegsweg zurück
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Edelweiß auf der Variante Monte Cornon überDosso Branchi
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Claudia Dareggi
June 03, 2017 · Community
Bellissimo percorso semplice che non annoia regalando sentieri a fondo misto e parti nel bosco. Consigliata la deviazione al percorso da Baita la Bassa verso Dosso Branchi (sentiero 525) che porta sempre a Cima Cornacci e si riconnette al 523 (percorso originale) formando un anello.
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Cima Cornacci
Photo: Claudia Dareggi, Community
Sentiero 525 verso Dosso Branchi
Photo: Claudia Dareggi, Community
Panoramica dal sentiero 514
Photo: Claudia Dareggi, Community

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11.5 km
5:00 h
540 m
540 m
Highest point
2,257 m
Lowest point
1,864 m
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