Wide round ring on the vast plateau of the Lessini Mountains
Distance 16 km
Highest point1,758 m
Lowest point1,221 m
You are in Lessinia, a vast plateau characterized by gentle slopes and undulating hills that unites the Trentino with the Veneto. Here, where in winter the pastures cover themselves with snow, turning into a soft and candid sea, you can snowshoeing or cross-country skiing, while in the warm season, when the meadows cover with flowers, you can fully enjoy this landscape, walking the numerous paths on foot or exploring these places riding a bicycle. Let your gaze wander through the green of the meadows, pastures and woods, the blue of the sky and the white of the Lessinia stone, and enjoy the view over the Vallagarina and the Carega-Piccole Dolomiti mountain group that you can admire during this excursion , near the Rifugio Castelberto
Pay attention in the case of heavy snowfall which can create dangerous accumulations even in areas considered not subject to the risk of detachment.
It is always advisable to consult the avalanche bulletin, possibly integrating it with the request for information to qualified subjects.
With low temperatures pay attention to ice which can be, even with little snow, very dangerous. Avoid the sections entirely covered by ice sheets, especially if sloping and close to exposed stretches.
In winter, the opening of shelters and points of support can not be guaranteed. Check availability in advance by contacting the facilities directly.
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.
From Sega di Ala, the route begins near the Giulio Mountain B&B, and follows the forest road (Strada delle Malghe) which passes just below Malga Maia, then continues towards Malga Lavacchione. Just before Malga Revoltel. near a hairpin bend, leave the forest road followed so far and proceed for a short stretch in the small valley, then continue going left with two hairpin bends. From here head towards Malga Coe di Ala, after which you cross the road that leads to the left towards Rifugio Castelberto. Alternatively, turning right, you can proceed along the road directly to Malga Lessinia and then, after about 400m, turn right towards Malga Campo Revolto and Malga Lavacchietto until you rejoin the Malghe road that leads to Località Sega di Ala.
all notes on protected areas
From the SS12 dell’ Abetone e del Brennero, in Sdruzzinà take the road that goes up towards Sega di Ala.
In the locality Sega di Ala there are numerous car parks
32T 653854 5061982
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
Take warm clothing with you, it must protect you from the cold but must not be too bulky or heavy. Do not forget to put a spare t-shirt in your backpack as wearing wet or damp clothes can be very annoying pausing with low temperatures.
Remember to take hot drinks with you, they will restore you also with low temperatures.
The use of ski or trekking poles with metal tip is essential.