Tour of Monte Cucal
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Monte CucalPhoto: G. Zanon, APT Val di Fiemme
THE 10 RULES FOR HIKERS
- Prepare your itinerary beforehand
- Choose an itinerary that suits your physical abilities
- Choose suitable clothes and equipment
- Check the weather forecast
- Hiking by yourself is more risky; if this is the case, take a mobile phone with you
- Leave information about your itinerary and your expected return time
- If you are not sure about your itinerary, contact an Alpine Guide
- Pay attention to signposts and directions that you find along your way
- Do not hesitate in going back if you feel too tired
- 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
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Leave the car in Copara area (1.220 m) in the town of Varena.
Take the forest road signposted "Stava" and follow it for 2.5 km. At first you walk among the pastures, then the path is all in the woods. At the end of the climb, follow the signs for "Cucal", first on a forest road and then on a path.
At a crossroads, take the uphill path on the right to "Stava" which leads to another fork. Here take the path on the left No. 503 with directions "Prati di Monte Cucal" and "Monte Cucal" going up a zig zag.
Arrived in the meadows, follow the signs on the left that lead in a short time to the top of the summit (1.705 m) from which you can admire some villages in the valley.
Retrace your steps to the first junction and from there take the path on the left No. 503A with indication "La Copara". The route descends into the woods bringing the starting point in a short time.
Public-transport-friendlyTake the public bus "Trentino Trasporti" Cavalese to Varena.
From Cavalese drive up direction Passo Lavazè.
After 4 km you will reach the village of Varena. Short after hotel "Alla Rocca" go right and drive ahead.
Short before pizzeria "La Marisana" go right and drive ahead the flat road for 500 m. You will find parking area after the last 2 houses.
ParkingParking places in the area "La Copara".
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.
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