Trekking Baitol - Monte Croce
Mountain tour • Altopiano di Pine' and Valle di Cembra
Great ring tour with visit at "Austrian shacks of the great War" in the Baitol mountain
Distance 18.2 km
Monte Croce is a must for the trekking lovers, a symbol for the Pinè Plateau that with his 2490m of height stands above all the other tops. It's a mountain that has to be "courted" and frequented in the right period: for the trekking the right season it's the summer but the itinerary it's very beautiful in winter too, to practice in its ski mountaineering version.
The pivotal point of interest of this excursion are the Austrian shacks of the Great War, relevant point in terms of culture and history
AuthorResponsabile A.p.T Piné Cembra SS
Update: September 04, 2021
Degree of difficulty according to the common symbology: path EE (on tracks and paths)
External risks along the tour: lack of adequate signage from Polpen pass to Pontara top; however, the path track is well visible
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.
- Study and prepare your itinerary well
- Choose a route that suits your physical condition
- Bring suitable clothing and equipment
- Consult the weather report Going alone is risky, take your cell phone with you
- Leave information on your itinerary and approximate return time If you are unsure, do not hesitate to rely on a professional
- Pay attention to the directions and signs you find along the route
- If you feel tired or have problems, don't hesitate to retrace your steps
- In case of emergency, call 112
Tips and hintsApT Piné Cembra
Getting thereFrom the A22 Brenner motorway (from the south exit Trento sud - from the north exit Trento north) and from the Brenner state road 12, continue on the S.S. 47 of the Valsugana for Pergine Valsugana - Padua untill the junction for the Altopiano di Piné, continue then on the S.P. 83 di Piné to the village of Brusago. From the square in front of the church, by car, follow towards "Monte Croce-Rifugio Tonini" on an asphalted road uphill perpendicular to the provincial road, follow it up to a crossroads where you choose the road on the left (and not straight), cross a wooden bridge and park at the first bend to the right, either in the small parking lot or by the roadside (do not get in the way) (bend with no-transit sign, start of path n. 407).
ParkingPark in the square of Brusago or in the small parking lot near the start of path n. 407.
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Even on relatively short easy outings make sure to take all you need so you don't run into trouble if things take an unexpected turn, for example a storm blows up or you have a sudden drop in energy levels.
What you should have in your rucksack:
- water canteen (1L)
- snacks (e.g. mixed dried fruit or chocolate)
- First aid kit
- windproof jacket
- change of t-shirt and socks (in a plastic bag)
- make sure to wear or at least bring a pair of long trousers
- sun screen
- whistle to attract attention in an emergency
- emergency telephone number Mountain Rescue 112
Make sure you're wearing the right footwear for the trail and season. The going can get rough and rocky underfoot and a pair of hiking boots will protect you from sprains.
And finally... don't forget to bring your camera! You'll need it to capture the stunning views.
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