Panoramica di S. Caterina

Panoramica di S. Caterina

Forni - Santa Caterina

From the Ghiacciaio dei Forni Hotel take paths S528 and S555 up through an unspoilt forest of Swiss pine, one of the finest in the Stelvio National Park. Above the Baite dei Forni the trail levels off and heads west on a service road to the mountain huts of Pradaccio di Sopra. Continue along path S527, passing the Baite di Raseit, until you reach the Baite dell'Ables where you can take a break.

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The path winds through meadows, with excellent views over Valfurva and the Valle dei Forni, dominated by the magnificent pyramid of Monte Tresero. You might spot some of the magnificent golden eagles that frequent the area. From the Baite dell'Ables begin the descent on path S571.1, passing the mountain huts at Monich, Bacero and Li Nanza and back to Santa Caterina.The golden eagle The symbol of the Stelvio National Park, the eagle is considered as the monarch of the skies. Powerful and ruthless, in the past it was also feared by the inhabitants of the Alta Valtellina. The birds were accused of carrying off chickens, lambs and even babes in swaddling clothes.


Roadbook
  • Start at Fermata1
  • Go northwest on Sentiero n° S530 toward Sentiero n° S528
  • Turn right on Sentiero n° S528
  • Bear left at Sentiero n° S555 to stay on Sentiero n° S528
  • Turn right on Sentiero n° S527
  • Arrive at Fermata2, on the right
  • Depart Fermata2
  • Go back west on Sentiero n° S527
  • Arrive at Fermata3, on the right
  • Depart Fermata3
  • Go west on Sentiero n° S527
  • Bear right on Sentiero n° S571
  • Arrive at Fermata4, on the right
  • Depart Fermata4
  • Continue west on Sentiero n° S571
  • Turn left on Sentiero n° S571.1
  • Continue on Sentiero n° S566.1
  • Arrive at Fermata5, on the left
  • Depart Fermata5
  • Continue south on Sentiero n° S566.1
  • Turn left on Piazza Magliavaca and immediately turn right on Sentiero n° S522- Piazza Magliavaca
  • Finish at Fermata6, on the right
ELEVATION PROFILE MAP
Ground statistics
Natural : 100%



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