vista di Malga Bolentina Alta e sullo sfondo il Monte Peller e il Sasso Rosso
vista di Malga Bolentina Alta e sullo sfondo il Monte Peller e il Sasso Rosso

Winter hike to the Bolentina mountain huts

During a stay in the Val di Sole valley you should not miss a visit to the Bolentina alpine pastures. They offer a gorgeous panoramic view on the whole valley

Starting point of this winter hike is the village of Bolentina. At the state road of the Val di Sole valley, we leave the village of Malè behind us and take then the road to Montes-Bolentina. In the village centre of Bolentina a parking space is located where we leave our car.

Now we start towards Piazza Merendaia along the asphalt road and path no. 119B. Afterwards we take the path no. 119 straight to the Marinelli bivouac. After we have left the beautiful little Mas de la Cros hut behind us, we continue to the Malga Bolentina alpine pasture, destination of our winter hike today. In front of us the entire Val di Sole valley extends – fantastic!

From here we start our way back along an unmarked path which leads us to the Malga Bolentina Bassa hut, located in the dense forest of the Val di Rabbi valley. Along a forest path we come back to Bolentina again, starting point of our winter hike.

Please note: there are no rest points along the path, bring your own provisions!

Author: Giacomo Roccabruna

circular route difficulty: moderate dog-friendly
  • Time required:
    04:00 h
  • Track length:
    8,6 km
  • Altitude:
    from 1.193 m to 1.836 m
  • Altitude difference:
    +650 m | -650 m
  • Route:
    Bolentina - path no. 119 - Mas de la Cros - Bolentina Alta hut - Bolentina Bassa hut - Bolentina
  • Destination:
    Bolentina village
  • Recommended time of year:
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Download GPX track:
    Winter hike to the Bolentina mountain huts

If you want to do this hike, we suggest you to check the weather and trail conditions in advance and on site before setting out.

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