Decauville Arnoga  Cancano

Decauville Arnoga Cancano

Arnoga in Valdidentro - Cancano

This route stretches out on the old service road of the Azienda Elettrica Milanese Milan Power Company once used for the transport of the materials coming from Cancano dams. The tour is rather simple as it runs on a 10 km flow track and is for this reason suitable to everyone: families with children or to anybody who wants to ride with peace of mind while chatting with friends.

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The panorama of the whole valley is granted, from Valdidentro to Bormio. You have a spectacular view from the Val Viola with its Corno di Dosde' to the Cima Piazzi, from the Monte Vallecetta to the OrtlesCevedale group. This route is also used as the linking way of the itineraries between Cancano and Livigno areas to the ones of Val Viola and Val Verva at a remarkable height. We propose here also a final short ascent running on the road heading straight for the antique Torri di Fraele as well as for the inns nearby Scale and Cancano lakes.In Arnoga in Valdidentro 1880 m you take the trail n. 195 going eastwards, you enter the Bosco della Breitina and then cross the brook coming down from the Valle del Foscagno. Nearby on the left you meet the trail n. 186, which comes from the Pass and goes steeply down to the right to San Carlo. You proceed on the main track, you come out of the wood, go past Alpe Morzaglia and get to Alpe Gattonino 1872 m, where you find another important crossroads provided with notice board and signposts: the dirt uphill road to the left takes you to Pian Vezzola, Trela and finally to Trepalle or if you want to Cancano lakes, while the same track sign Way n. 186 slopes down to the right towards Sant'Antonio di Scianno in Valdidentro. Our route continues straight to the Cime di Plator's rocky massif. You cross Sant'Antonio wood and reach the crossroads 1867 m sign Way n. 199 on a wide paved road climbing up to the Torri di Fraele 1938 m, to the Lago delle Scale and finally to Cancano 1950 m.

  • Start at Fermata1
  • Go northeast on VIA DECAUVILLE - Sentiero n° N195 toward Sentiero
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N195
  • Bear right at Carrareccia to stay on Sentiero n° N195
  • Arrive at Fermata2, on the left
  • Depart Fermata2
  • Go north on Sentiero n° N195
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N186 - N195
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N195
  • Bear left on Sentiero n° N195 - N195
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N195
  • Arrive at Fermata3, on the left
  • Depart Fermata3
  • Go east on Sentiero n° N195
  • Make sharp left on Strada Comunale
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N199
  • Finish at Fermata4, on the right
Ground statistics
Natural : 75%
Asphalt : 25%

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