874 - Masi di Grumes-Cauria

Mountainbiking • Altopiano di Pine' and Valle di Cembra

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874 - Masi di Grumes-Cauria

Mountainbiking · Altopiano di Pinè, Valle di Cembra
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This tour, which straddles the border between Trentino and South Tyrol, is characterized by a difference in height of approximately 1,000 m/3,281 ft. The route runs through a large section of the Monte Corno/Hornspitz nature park and across the hamlet of Cauria/Gfrill.

moderate
17.4 km
4:30 h
811 m
815 m

The route runs through a large section of the Monte Corno/Hornspitz nature park and across the hamlet of Cauria/Gfrill. It is dotted with mountain huts and crosses two interesting biotopes: the marsh of La Lot and an area called 'Laghetto di Vedes'. At the end of the route, you can enjoy refreshments and local specialities in the friendly setting of Rifugio Potzmauer.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1535 m
Lowest point
1107 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Safety information

  • The roads, trails, and ski runs indicated are often used in the opposite direction as well, so keep an eye out for hikers, other cyclists, and vehicles
  • On trails and other narrow roadways, pay close attention to hikers and slow down or stop as seems appropriate under the circumstances
  • Always were a helmet and never underestimate the difficulty of the trails
  • Take away your eventually rubbish
  • Obey all bicycle speed regulations and recommendations, and ride within your limits

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.

Equipment

  • Mtb with dirt-free tires
  • Helmet
  • Glasses
  • Repair Kit
  • First aid kit
  • water
  • Snack
  • map
  • Windproof jacket for downhill skiing

Start

Passo Potzmauer (1106 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.223601, 11.264816
UTM
32T 674660 5121384

Destination

Passo Potzmauer

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park some 100 metres beyond the hamlet of Giovanni, follow the forest road to the Potzmauer pass. There, follow the signs for 'Cauria/Gfrill – Valdonega'. You enter a wood and follow a nice forest road. Near Bait del Gianneto, the road gets steeper and turns progressively into a nice path that takes you into the Upper Valdonega. After Baita del Zuccherin, carry on along the undulating European long-distance path E5, which, after becoming a forest road, takes you to the church and the last houses of the hamlet of Cauria/Gfrill (fountain). After these houses, descend along a tarmac road and then start climbing again towards Passo di Cauria. After a bend, ignore an uphill road, and continue instead up a slight incline towards Cauria/Gfrill. Where the road comes to an end, follow a downhill and technical track with a few steep sections that takes you back to the road to Passo di Cauria. Follow path No. 4 back to the last houses of the hamlet. Bear left and carry on along a forest road, first uphill (you can bypass a few hairpin bends by following a steep path), then downhill towards Grauno until you reach a crossroads. There, follow the signs for 'La Lot' and resume climbing. From Monte dell’Orso or thereabouts, a succession of undulating paths and small roads takes you back in Valdonega. When you reach a small pond, follow the signs for 'Laghetto di Vedes' and resume climbing. From the peatbog-like area of Laghetto di Vedes, a thrilling and at times technical descent will take you (after a short stretch on the forest road you followed on the way up) back to the Potzmauer Pass.

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

Car park Circolo Culturale Le Fontanelle

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • 875 - Monte Corno
  • Dosso di Segonzano – from Segonzano
  • 866 - Malga Vernera-Rifugio Vasoni
  • 873 - Lago Santo-Passo Potzmauer
  • 870 - Stage 2 - Grand Tour Dolomiti Lagorai Bike
  • Val Regnana - Valle dei Mocheni
  • 865 - Dosso di Segonzano – from Bedollo
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
17.4 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
811 m
Descent
815 m
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