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Ski touring

Ski touring

#Get close to nature

If besides skiing you also like the adventure of climbing our mountains to discover fantastic snow scenes, routes for ski touring will suit you best. Piani di Bobbio-Valtorta, Erna and Artavaggio are the ideal starting points for ski touring trips.

ZUCCONE CAMPELLI 2159 m (From Piani di Bobbio or from Artavaggio)

Access: Lecco - Ballabio - Barzio (or Moggio) - Bobbio
Start: arrival of the cable car
Drop: 600 m (from Artavaggio 659+150 m)
Rise time: h 1,30 (from Artavaggio h 2,30-3)
Exposition: north-west (from Artavaggio south west-east)
Recommended period: December-April
Equipment: ice axe, crampons, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe

BARZIO-PIANI DI BOBBIO 800 m (From Barzio)

Access: Lecco - Ballabio - Barzio
Start: Barzio cable car
Drop: 800 m
Rise time: h 2
Exposition: south
Recommended period: December-February
Equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe

VALTORTA-PIANI DI BOBBIO 1.725 m (From Valtorta)

Access: Bergamo - Valtorta
Start: Ceresola chairlift
Drop: 300 m
Rise time: h 1,30
Exposition: north
Recommended period: December-March
Equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe

ARTAVAGGIO - BOBBIO CROSSING

Access: Lecco- Ballabio- Moggio- Artavaggio
Start: arrival of the cable car
Drop: 659 + 150 m
Rise time: h 2,30-3
Exposition: south west-east
Recommended period: December-April
Equipment: ice axe, crampons, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe

CIMA DI PIAZZO 2057 m MONTE SODADURA 2010 m (From Artavaggio)

Access: Lecco – Ballabio – Moggio – Artavaggio
Start: arrival of the cable car
Drop: 550 + 120 m
Rise time: h 2,30-3
Exposition: varies
Recommended period: December-April
Equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe

ARALALTA 2006 m (From Artavaggio)

Access: Lecco – Ballabio – Balisio – Cassina – Moggio – Stada per la Culmine di S. Pietro
Start:  Road to Culmine di S. Pietro
Drop: 1.000 m
Rise time: h 10-12 (two days are required)
Exposition: varies
Recommended period: december-march
Equipment: ice axe, crampons, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe

Resegone 1875 m (From Piani d'Erna)

Access: Lecco - Ballabio - Morterone
Start: Morterone 1035 m
Drop: 850 m
Rise time: h 2-2,30
Exposition: north-east
Recommended period: December-March
Equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, possibly crampons

The mountains, especially in winter,  require suitable physical fitness, appropriate equipment, a knowledge of the dangers that you face and the ability to distinguish between them as ability to make the courageous decision to abandon your plans under certain weather conditions.

Use extra caution ALWAYS. Check the weather forecast and AINEVA  avalanche warnings before embarking on any trip.