Degree of difficulty according to the common symbology: path E (for the most part on paths, or tracks in various terrain such as pastures, debris, heap of stones)
External risks along the tour: lack of adequate signage from Polpen pass to Pontara top; however, the path track is well visible
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.
- Study and prepare your itinerary well
- Choose a route that suits your physical condition
- Bring suitable clothing and equipment
- Consult the weather report Going alone is risky, take your cell phone with you
- Leave information on your itinerary and approximate return time If you are unsure, do not hesitate to rely on a professional
- Pay attention to the directions and signs you find along the route
- If you feel tired or have problems, don't hesitate to retrace your steps
- In case of emergency, call 112
Tips and hintsPay attention: path with marked slope, not recommended with inadequate equipment and / or preparation.
Getting thereFrom the A22 Brenner motorway (from the south exit "Trento sud" - from the north exit "Trento north") and from the Brenner state road 12, continue on the S.S. 47 of the Valsugana for Pergine Valsugana - Padua up to the junction of the Mochena for the Altopiano di Piné, to then pass on the S.P. 83 of Piné untill the town of Piazze.
ParkingParking available in the square or behind the church of Piazze. Alternatively, park in the large parking lot of the Pineta-Miramonti beach at the bottom of the lake of the Piazze and walk untill the starting point of the itinerary.
Even on relatively short easy outings make sure to take all you need so you don't run into trouble if things take an unexpected turn, for example a storm blows up or you have a sudden drop in energy levels.
What you should have in your rucksack:
- water canteen (1L)
- snacks (e.g. mixed dried fruit or chocolate)
- First aid kit
- windproof jacket
- change of t-shirt and socks (in a plastic bag)
- make sure to wear or at least bring a pair of long trousers
- sun screen
- whistle to attract attention in an emergency
- emergency telephone number Mountain Rescue 112
Make sure you're wearing the right footwear for the trail and season. The going can get rough and rocky underfoot and a pair of hiking boots will protect you from sprains.
And finally... don't forget to bring your camera! You'll need it to capture the stunning views.
Basic Equipment for Hiking
- 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)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- 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.