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873 - Lago Santo - Potzmauer Pass

· 1 review · Mountainbiking · Altopiano di Pinè,Valle di Cembra
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The proposed itinerary brings you into the woods of Valle di Cembra on forest roads and funny paths. 
easy
Distance 22 km
2:30 h
832 m
833 m
1,417 m
1,063 m
There's no traffic, the presence of panoramic glimpses on Valle dell'Adige, the possibility of refreshment points, and the presence of lake Santo makes it an unmissable destination. Ideal in spring and summer; breathtaking in autumn with its explosion of colors.

Author’s recommendation

Also suitable for e-mtb
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,417 m
Lowest point
1,063 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

BIKER’S CODE OF RESPONSIBILITY 
  • Plan your ride
  • Share the trail with other users
  • Yield right of way to hikers
  • Let your speed be determined by your experience
  • Ride slowly on crowded trails, overtake with politeness and respect
  • Cycle only on authorized and open trails
  • Avoid muddy trails in order not to damage them further
  • Respect nature, plants, animals and the trail
  • Do not frighten animals
  • Take your rubbish home with you
  • Respect public and private property
  • Always be selfsufficient
  • Do not cycle solo in remote areas
  • Take back home only good pics

ALWAYS WEAR YOUR HELMET!

Tips and hints

Piné Cembra Tourist Office - Tel. +39 0461 683110 - info@visitpinecembra.it - ​​www.visitpinecembra.it

Start

Lago Santo (1,213 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.197085, 11.205327
DMS
46°11'49.5"N 11°12'19.2"E
UTM
32T 670154 5118309
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Destination

Lago Santo

Turn-by-turn directions

From the wonderfull lake Santo, where it is to be found also a typical restaurant with possibility of overnight stay, go down along the paved road that conduces to Cembra until you see a forest road (signs "baita forestale" Zise") that with an easy and short climb brings to a hut and in Zise locality. From here continue along the E5 path northwards (Cauria). The road, becomes more panoramic offering beautiful views on Valle dell'Adige and on the Sarentini mountains. Arrived at the beginning of a short climb, the itinerary continues on a funny path that with some easy up and down conduces in the beautiful basin where the Potzmauer mountain hut is located. From the hut in short you reach Potzmauer pass, where following the present singposts, you go down in Valda direction. After a rapid climb (indications for lake of Valda) with cemented stretches makes it easy to regain altitude until arriving in the biotope of lake Valda, where a long descent of about 4Km starts.

Ignore the crossroad with Zise/Lago Santo signpost and go on in Ponciach direction. At the next crossroad, along the paved road that goes down to the valley, climb again to reach the lawns with some lodges in Vegiose locality, from where with the latest short descent you arrive at the starting point near the Lago Santo mountain hut.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

By car: From south or north, on the A22 Brennero motorway, leave the motorway at the Trento Nord exit (22.5 km from the toll gate), continue northwards on the main Brennero Road SS12 until the turn-off for Lavis, then take the Lavis - Castello di Fiemme main Road SS612 which will take you to the Cembra Valley.

Parking

Parking lot at Lago Santo

Coordinates

DD
46.197085, 11.205327
DMS
46°11'49.5"N 11°12'19.2"E
UTM
32T 670154 5118309
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco – Altopiano di Piné, Valli di Cembra e dei Mocheni 1:25.000 - N° 062

Kompass – Bolzano Vigneti e Dolomiti, Val di Cembra, Val di Fiemme 1:50.000 - N° 74

Equipment

What do I need to bring on my bike tour? 
  • An adequate water supply according to your needs (considering temperature, possibility of refuelling and duration of the route)
  • Plenty of snacks (for example, dried fruit or energy bars)
  • Waterproof / Windproof jacket.
  • A spare top / spare socks. (Descending in a sweaty garment, will make you cold)
  • Suncream
  • Sunglasses
  • Bike gloves/mitts
  • Map or GPS device
  • Bike repair kit for punctures and mechanical breakdowns
  • First aid kit

It is always advised to let someone know where you plan to go and how long you expect to be.

Emergency telephone number 112


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Rating

4.0
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E P
August 16, 2018 · Community
Divertente sentiero con numerosi saliscendi. Ben segnalato ma dopo il biotopo non c'è segnaletica per Ponciach. Bisogna prendere il sentiero che sale e non quello che scende come nella descrizione.
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Lago Valda
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Lago Santo
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
22 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
832 m
Descent
833 m
Highest point
1,417 m
Lowest point
1,063 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Botanical highlights Flora and fauna

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