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Malga Sass and Monte Cogne

Snowshoeing · Val di Fiemme
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  • Cima Cogne
    Cima Cogne
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m 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Agritur Fior di Bosco Agritur Fior di Bosco
Pleasant long excursion from Sicina, with a nice halfway stop at Malga Sass.
Distance 14.9 km
6:30 h
950 m
950 m
2,165 m
1,223 m
The panoramic route on "the border" of Val di Fiemme allows you to reach the top of Monte Cogne. From up there you can admire the amazing view of the Lagorai chain, the Cembra Valley and the Pinè Plateau.

Author’s recommendation

Once reached the peak, you can make a circled walk descending along a classic itinerary used for ski touring.
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Update: December 28, 2022
Highest point
Monte Cogne, 2,165 m
Lowest point
Agritur Fior di Bosco, 1,223 m
Best time of year

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Rest stops

Agritur Fior di Bosco

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

Remember, snowpack stability is subject to sudden and unforeseeable changes and shifts. Always check the local avalanche bulletin before departure and make sure you gather all possible information concerning current conditions from the local Mountain Guides. GPS tracks are merely indicative of the more standard routes but must not be followed blindly without first checking current slope and terrain conditions. Correct orientation may be a problem at times along the higher stretches of this route due to fog or low cloud cover.

Tips and hints

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Sicina - Valfloriana (1,231 m)
46.228029, 11.362438
46°13'40.9"N 11°21'44.8"E
32T 682174 5122096
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Sicina - Valfloriana

Turn-by-turn directions

WAY UP Walk up on the forest road, sometimes covered with snow, that going south leads to the plain of Bait del Manz (1290 m). Crossed the bridge, keep walking south on the forest road in the wood with some ups and downs and several hairpin turns. Ignore on your right-hand the two tiny roads to Malga Vernera and on your left-hand the path to Malga del Coston. Go on to the main forest road, with steeper parts, until Malga Sass (alpine diary) (1970 m 2,5 hours walk), already a good achievement.

From the Malga walk southern for a few hundred meters, then turn right in the wood on a track which leads to Passo di Mirafiori (passo Vasoni or la Bassa 2047 m). From this wide passage, between Monte Cogne and Pala delle Buse, climb up on the right side of the ridge, looking for less steep parts, and reach the cross of Monte Cogne, better known as Cimatti (2171 m).

WAY DOWN On the same itinerary (2,5 hours). Otherwise, from the peak go north, avoid walking along the crest, and descend down the ridge to the wood’s edge where you will find the path nr 468, coming from Malga Vernera. Descend toward north along a track which lowers into the wood and reaches first Malga Vernera Alta (1783 m), then a little church and right after Malga Vernera Bassa (1671 m, 1,5 hours). From here walk down to Baita del Monte Pat (1520 m), then leave the main forest road and turn right towards east in the wood. You will get to Bait del Manz: follow the road and you will return to the Fior di Bosco Farm House (1,5 hours).


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Getting there

From the road that connects Val di Fiemme with Segonzano, take the road that goes up to Valfloriana. After passing the village of Sicina, follow the road until where the snow clearing ends. 


Along the road.


46.228029, 11.362438
46°13'40.9"N 11°21'44.8"E
32T 682174 5122096
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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.


Warm and waterproof winter clothes. Spare shirt, gloves, wool cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, snacks, hiking shoes and hiking poles.

It’s COMPULSORY to carry with you an avalanche rescue kit consisting of avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel.

Questions and answers

Question from Real Estate · December 12, 2022 · Community
Ciao vorrei sapere se tutti gli itinerari per le ciaspole possono essere percorsi con il proprio cane al guinzaglio e se è obbligo l'Artva,pala e sonda. Inoltre c'è la possibilità tramite guide di organizzare un tour di 4/6 gironi e ogni sera dormire in rifugi differenti? grazie e buona giornata
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Buongiorno, il decreto legislativo 28 febbraio 2021 n. 40, entrato in vigore il 1° gennaio 2022, prevede nuove norme sulla sicurezza nelle discipline sportive invernali. All’art.26, comma 2, introduce l’obbligo di dotarsi di ARTVA, pala e sonda quando si pratica attività fuoripista e attività escursionistiche, anche con racchette, “in particolari ambienti innevati laddove, per le condizioni nivometeorologiche, sussistano rischi di valanghe”. Per i cani non esiste nessuna legislazione in merito. In Val di Fiemme non c'è la possibilità di fare percorsi di più giorni con pernottamento in rifugio.


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14.9 km
6:30 h
950 m
950 m
Highest point
2,165 m
Lowest point
1,223 m
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