La Grosina

La Grosina

Grosio - Grosio

The Grosina Valley, divided in two principal branches (western and eastern), offers still unsullied alpine landscapes. The valley is rich in water, alpine pastures, brooks, huts and typical rural villages. Riding or hiking on the numerous paths that lead to Malghera or eita is simply delighting for tourists and sportsmen.

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This route runs through the upper eastern Grosina Valley and plunges to the Castle in the rock engraving park, offering an amazing view on the middle Valtellina. THE CLIMB From Grosio Weigh station parking (by car or by bike) The climb from Grosio is never steep, but very long (15,5 Km from Grosio to eita), that's why the most suitable solution would be driving to eita (mandatory toll from Fusino to eita, cost: 3. Automatic toll dispenser in the Fusino's Church Square). In the middle of the town take on the left the asphalt road to Ravoledo and then to Fusino. Keep on climbing, still on asphalt road, through the eastern Grosina Valley till you get to village eita. (Average time 2 h). From Eita Curch parking From Eita (1.697 m height) a 40 minutes dirt road ride brings to baite Redasco. here turn towards (sign step 1) the very long section which goes through the whole upper valley until you reach Cigoz (sign step 2). Ride a little more further on a dirt Itinerario Five Crazy Down road until you reach 2.020 m height by a junction with an old military road. THE DESCENT From Cigoz to Grosio 8,7 km 1.372 m The first section of the military road is remarkable, part in the wood and part through amazing alpine pastures. The military road ends at Poda. From here ride to S. Giacomo on a steep but pretty large trail, where you find a paved mule track which ends at Ravoledo. A dirt road brings you back to Grosio.


Roadbook
  • Start at Fermata1
  • Go northeast on Sentiero n° N201 - N208 toward Strada Comunale
  • Continue on Sentiero n° N208
  • Turn right at Carrareccia to stay on Sentiero n° N208
  • Turn left on Sentiero n° N208 - N264
  • Bear right at Carrareccia to stay on Sentiero n° N208 - N264
  • Continue at Sentiero n° N259 / Strada Comunale to stay on Sentiero n° N208 - N264
  • Arrive at Fermata2, on the left
  • Depart Fermata2
  • Continue south on Sentiero n° N208 - N264
  • Bear right at Carrareccia to stay on Sentiero n° N208 - N264
  • Turn right at Sentiero to stay on Sentiero n° N208 - N264
  • Arrive at Fermata3, on the left
  • Depart Fermata3
  • Go back north on Sentiero n° N208 - N264
  • Make sharp left on Sentiero n° N265
  • Turn left on Sentiero n° N265.1
  • Bear right on Traccia
  • Arrive at Fermata4, on the right
  • Depart Fermata4
  • Go east on Traccia
  • Bear right on Sentiero n° N251
  • Arrive at Fermata5, on the left
  • Depart Fermata5
  • Continue southwest on Sentiero n° N251
  • Turn right on Sentiero n° N251 and immediately turn left on Sentiero n° N251
  • Bear left at Carrozzabile to stay on Sentiero n° N251
  • Turn left on Sentiero n° N250
  • Turn left at Strada Comunale to stay on Sentiero n° N250
  • Arrive at Fermata6, on the left
  • Depart Fermata6
  • Go southeast on Sentiero n° N250
  • Bear right at Strada Comunale to stay on Sentiero n° N250
  • Arrive at Fermata7, on the left
  • Depart Fermata7
  • Continue east on Sentiero n° N250
  • Bear left at Strada Comunale to stay on Sentiero n° N250
  • Arrive at Fermata8, on the left
  • Depart Fermata8
  • Go east on Sentiero n° N250
  • Turn right on Strada Comunale
  • Arrive at Fermata9, on the left
  • Depart Fermata9
  • Go southwest on Strada Comunale
  • Turn right to stay on Strada Comunale
  • Make sharp left on Sentiero n° N247
  • Continue on Strada Comunale
  • Turn left on Sentiero n° N202
  • Arrive at Fermata10, on the right
  • Depart Fermata10
  • Go northeast on Sentiero n° N202
  • Turn left on s.p. per il Passo dello Stelvio - Sentiero n° N202
  • Arrive at Fermata11, on the right
  • Depart Fermata11
  • Continue northeast on s.p. per il Passo dello Stelvio - Sentiero n° N202
  • Turn right on Sentiero n° N203 and immediately turn right on Sentiero n° N203
  • Finish at Fermata12, on the right
ELEVATION PROFILE MAP
Ground statistics
Natural : 87%
Asphalt : 12%
Paving : 1%





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