Val Mora

Val Mora

Passo di Fraele - Alp Mora

From the parking area near the Church of San Giacomo di Fraele at Cancano, in Valdidentro, follow path N199 and you soon reach the Fraele Pass, the watershed between the basin of the Adda and the Spol/Inn/Danube rivers. The trail descends for about 1 km, arriving at a fork. Take the right-hand path towards the mouth of the Val Mora.

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Climb over the northern alluvial deposits of Val Paolaccia and cross the alluvial cone of Val della Casina to reach the Val Mora Pass. Once on Swiss territory continue along the wild gorge on the left bank of the stream until the last narrow section opposite the terrace of Il Grass. Crossing the bridge you reach the right bank of the river and, after a few hundred metres, you pass via Paluetta and cross the river that flows down from Doss dal Termel. A little further on, almost opposite the Val Murtarol, you emerge into the plains of the Alp Mora. This route is a part of the Alemagna Road (Strada d'Alemagna), also called the "Strada del Vino e del Sale" (Wine and Salt Road).The Alemagna Road This was one of the most important transport links between Lombardy and Germany in centuries past. Once in Bormio, goods would pass across the Scale di Fraele and then go on to Cancano, crossing the watershed and into Val Mora, to continue to the Passo del Forno and towards S-Charl and the Inn Valley.


Roadbook
  • Start at Fermata1
  • Go northwest on Sentiero n° N199 toward Carrozzabile
  • Bear right at Carrozzabile to stay on Sentiero n° N199
  • Bear right on Pista forestale
  • Continue on Sentiero
  • Arrive at Fermata2, on the right
  • Depart Fermata2
  • Continue northeast on Sentiero
  • Turn left to stay on Sentiero
  • Make sharp right to stay on Sentiero
  • Finish at Fermata3, on the left
ELEVATION PROFILE MAP
Ground statistics
Natural : 100%



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