GTA: S. Maria Di Fobello – Alpe La Res – Rimella

GTA: S. Maria Di Fobello – Alpe La Res – Rimella

TypologyHiking

Departure (m): 1094

Arrival (m): 1176

Diff. Alt. Uphill (m): 480

Diff. Alt. Downhill (m): 400

Time required: S. Maria di Fobello-Alpe la Res: 2h; Alpe la Res-Alpe Roncaccio: 40m; Alpe Roncaccio-Rimella: 50m; total: 3h30m

Difficulty: medium

Outings on foot

Period advised: from spring to autumn

Refreshment areas: Rifugio Obru Huusch (Rimella, Roncaccio Superiore)

Signpost: 525-538

From Santa Maria, follow the carriage road leading down to the village of Piana and then, past the houses of Catognetto, take the road up to the village of Belvedere (1,208 m) passing through the villages of Riva, Campelli and Costa. From Belvedere, a good mule trail, no. 525, and moderately steep, heads up to La Res (1,419 m). Here, take trail no. 538 and with a slight climb to the Colle della Dorchetta, then take the path with little slope heading to the side of Rimella. This route passes through a forest of tall trees, crosses two streams and, with a more pronounced slope, passes a chapel and then arrives in Alpe Roncaccio (1,179 m). With an almost flat trail, you can reach the church of Roncaccio (1,124 m) and with a steep drop, the Landwasser stream where you cross over a stone bridge to go back to the opposite side and meet the chapel of S. Rocco (1,063 m). Going down the valley, the mule trail ends up on the road to Rimella (1,176 m).