Malga San Colombano - Oga

Malga San Colombano - Oga

Malga San Colombano - Oga

Starting from the Malga di San Colombano, at almost 2,500 metres, the path leads downhill along path N280 on a wide bridleway. The path passes certain places, such as Pozza and Sposina Bassa, as well as the Oga Fortress, named after Captain Venini from Valtellina, who was awarded the Gold Medal for Military Valour.

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At the end of the Second World War, the military abandoned the fortress but it remained guarded until 1958, when the army decided to leave definitively, seeing no further use for it. From this historical monument the trail continues northwards along path N280 until you reach the Crap del Maro, where there is also a picnic area. From here follow the same trail to the centre of the hamlet of Oga, where you turn right onto path N277 in the via delle Scuole until you arrive near the parking area.Venini Fortress This was built between 1908 and 1912 to defend the main Alpine passes of Alta Valtellina. After years of neglect, improvements were made to allow those with an interest in historic monuments to visit it.


Roadbook
  • Start at Fermata1
  • Go northwest on Sentiero n° N208 toward Sentiero n° N280 - N208 / Sentiero n° N280
  • Turn right on Sentiero n° N280
  • Arrive at Fermata2
  • Depart Fermata2
  • Go northeast on Sentiero n° N280
  • Make sharp right at Sentiero n° N284 to stay on Sentiero n° N280
  • Turn left at Carrozzabile to stay on Sentiero n° N280
  • Arrive at Fermata3, on the left
  • Depart Fermata3
  • Continue north on Sentiero n° N280
  • Make sharp left on Sentiero
  • Arrive at Fermata4, on the left
  • Depart Fermata4
  • Continue east on Sentiero
  • Bear right on Sentiero n° N280- Via Crap del Maro
  • Arrive at Fermata5, on the right
  • Depart Fermata5
  • Continue south on Sentiero n° N280- Via Crap del Maro
  • Turn left on Sentiero n° N280- Via Roma (Frazione Oga)
  • Arrive at Fermata6, on the right
  • Depart Fermata6
  • Go northeast on Sentiero n° N280- Via Roma (Frazione Oga)
  • Finish at Fermata7, on the right
ELEVATION PROFILE MAP
Ground statistics
Natural : 82%
Asphalt : 18%



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