Sasso Bianco

Category
Long distance hiking trail
Difficulty
Difficult
Duration
6.5
Duration in hours
Distance
13.1
Distance in km
Region
Marmolada

Details

The colonization of the mountain around Santa Maria delle Grazie, with its wellknown Sanctuary, dates back at least 8-9 centuries ago. The visitor will realise once they reach by the ancient hamlets of Bramézza, Caracoi Agnoìn and Caracoi Cimài, villages that boast a numbre of ancient architectural features that can be reacedback to those who first settled there. It is said that these villages were originally formed by colonies of Turkish slaves, sent by the Serenissima Republic. Starting point of the itinerary is the village of Caracoi in Agnoìn at 1256 m., from where the route continuing towards Bramèzza. Then, at altitude, the route runs along the area of ​​Monte Piz which in 1771 formed Lake Alleghe. Further up, at Monte Forca (1995 m.), the path leads to the isolated pick of the Sasso Bianco, located at 2407 m., majestically overlooking the Val Pettorina. For the return trip, you can take Italian Alpine Club path n.682, crossing the solitary haysheds of the Giardogn area and then arriving at the locality of Caracoi Cimài. Once you get here, in 10 minutes you can reach Caracoi Agnoìn on the main road.

Rating

Stamina
Experience
Landscape

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The tour in numbers

13.1
Distance in km
6.5
Duration in hours
1125
Ascent
1125
Descent
1256
Lowest point
2373
Highest point

Description

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