The Russian path

  • Hike
  • Culture
  • easy
  • Val di Fassa
  • Val San Nicolò 1,770 m
On the footsteps of the Great War.

This captivating itinerary starts from the locality "Saùch" in Val San Nicolò, reachable from Pozza by shuttle bus (against payment). Ascend along the narrow wood that hides, on the left, the picturesque path "Strada di Rusci", so called because it was built by the Russian prisoners during the first World War. Follow the path, which alternates flat segments to moderate ascents, until you come across path no. 641 to "Lach de Lauscel" (Lagusel Lake). Turn left and cross the stream "Ruf de Sèn Nicolò" walking on the comfortable gangway above it and enter the wood. The path continues descending to an alluvial stony ground and then crossing the bed of the stream "Giaf". Make your way now to the dirt road of the last stretch of Val San Nicolò. Going down to Baita Ciampié (1,826 m) you will reach the paved street to "Saùch" area (2,15 hrs).

Information

Lifts
Vajolet 1, Vajolet 2
Distance
3.700 m
Duration
2 hours 15 minutes
Height difference
143 m ↑
Note
Discount on the shuttle service for owner of the Val di Fassa Card. Summer appointment with the traditional "Festa ta Mont"

Location & contact

The Russian path
Strèda Roma, 36 · Canazei · TN
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