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Mountain tour

Hiking trail - Tour of Zimon

Mountain tour · Valsugana, Lagorai, Tesino
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  • Paesaggio dal Giro del Zimon
    / Paesaggio dal Giro del Zimon
    Photo: APT Valsugana, CC BY-ND, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / Paesaggio dal Giro del Zimon
    Photo: APT Valsugana, CC BY-ND, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / Paesaggio giro del Zimon
    Photo: APT Valsugana, CC BY-ND, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / lago del Bus
    Photo: Emanuele Tessaro, CC BY-ND, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / Rifugio Cima D'asta
    Photo: Emanuele Tessaro, CC BY-ND, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / Passaggio Sopra il lago del Bus
    Photo: Emauele Tessaro, CC BY-ND, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / Passaggio Sopra il Lago del BUs
    Photo: Emanuele Tessaro, CC BY-ND, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
m 2800 2600 2400 2200 6 5 4 3 2 1 km

Imponent itinerary that develops at a certain height linking the ancient traces, and that gives you the opportunity to walk through the entire core of Cima D'Asta.
moderate
6.6 km
4:15 h
803 m
776 m

For this itinerary good training is required.

 

You will walk on pass and through valleys, where the landscape is extraordinary.

Author’s recommendation

It is necessary to listen to the advices offered by the local refuges' managers and leave early in the morning.
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Updated: June 26, 2020

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2794 m
Lowest point
2277 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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May
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Exposition / cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

  • Prepare your itinerary
  • Choose an itinerary that suits your physical abilities
  • Choose suitable equipment and repair kit
  • Check weather forecast
  • Setting out by yourself is more risky; if this is the case take a mobile phone
  • Leave information about your itinerary and your expected return time
  • Do not hesitate in placing your trust in aprofessional
  • Pay attention to signposts and directions that you find along your way
  • Do not hesitate in goingback
  • In case of emergency call 112.

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Start

Rifugio Brentari (2461 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.170246, 11.604419
DMS
46°10'12.9"N 11°36'15.9"E
UTM
32T 701044 5116260
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Destination

Rifugio Brentari

Turn-by-turn directions

Difficulty EE: Expert Excursionistic Route

The tour of Zimon can be carried out starting from Rifugio Brentari at a hight of 2500 mt. It is mostly targeted to expert excursionists and signaled as SAT E 392, this trail goes through a sequence of forts and wild amphitheatres of the northern side of the mountain to then join a military way that goes up along the ridge of Col del Vento. It is advisable to to it clockwise since it requires to undertake a difference in height of 800 m and an average time around 6h of walk. The trail touches various pearls in the following order: Passo Socede, Forcella Coronon, Vallon del Coronon, Forcella de Medo, Lago del Bus, Forcella col del Vento, Laste Alte, Laste dei Fiori, La Forzoleta, taking the excursionist back to Rifugio Brentari.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Once the village of Pieve Tesino is reached, follow the directions for Malga Sorgazza and then path SAT 327.

Parking

At Malga Sorgazza

Coordinates

DD
46.170246, 11.604419
DMS
46°10'12.9"N 11°36'15.9"E
UTM
32T 701044 5116260
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

The usual outfit for excursions to the mountain is required (Hiking clothing and boots, a raincoat in case of rain).

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.6 km
Duration
4:15h
Ascent
803 m
Descent
776 m
Loop Cultural/historical value Geological highlights Insider tip

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