Hike to Rifugio Carè Alto – Dante Ongari

Mountain tour • Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo and Val Rendena

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Hike to Rifugio Carè Alto – Dante Ongari

Mountain tour • Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena
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Map / Hike to Rifugio Carè Alto – Dante Ongari
1500 1800 2100 2400 2700 m km 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 CARÈ ALTO "DANTE ONGARI"
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The excitement of a high-altitude experience.

medium
8.7 km
5:00 h
1179 m
1179 m

To reach Rifugio Carè Alto means to breath “authentic” mountain air.

Author’s recommendation

Don’t forget to take a picture of the small and picturesque church located just a few steps from the mountain hut. It was built during the Great War by Russian prisoners. The architecture of the minute building, in fact, shows evident traces of an “oriental” style.

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TRACCIAtour SRL
Updated: 2018-05-18

Difficulty
medium
Technique
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Landscape
Altitude
2459 m
1265 m
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Rest Stop

CARÈ ALTO "DANTE ONGARI"

Safety information

There are no places offering refreshment between the starting point and the mountain hut. Although water is to be found throughout the route (rivers, springs, etc.), don’t forget to set out with a suitable supply of food and beverages.

Equipment

Hiking boots/shoes, raincoat, a change of clothes. Telescopic hiking sticks are useful.

Start

Loc. Pian della Sega (1250m) (1264 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.104304 N 10.661974 E
UTM
32T 628447 5106979

Destination

Rifugio Carè Alto – Dante Ongari (2459m)

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking area in Val Borzago (Pian della Sega 1250 m), you walk along trail 213.

After following the mule track, you reach Malga Coel di Pelugo (1440 m - cableway start).

You continue along the trail that climbs in a landscape characterised by cliffs and granite ridges, towering above rivers and numerous waterfalls.

The track, always clearly visible and well-marked, continues to gain elevation with steep bends.

You reach a small bridge where the path comes to a fork. Here you turn left, continuing to follow trail 213 towards Rif. Carè Alto.

You climb to the Malga Zucal plateau at an elevation of 1507 m. Without reaching the mountain dairy, you continue to climb along trail 213 and, after a long but gratifying walk, you reach the mountain hut.

To return, you follow the same route backwards.

Getting there

SS239 della Val Rendena. In Borzago, you turn, following directions for Val di Borzago (signs for Rifugio Carè Alto). You climb to the end of the road in Pian della Sega locality

Parking

Ample (free) parking in Pian della Sega (1250 m), at the top of Val di Borzago.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
8.7 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1179 m
Descent
1179 m
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