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Pizzo Faie

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Pizzo Faie is a minor peak near Alpe Ompio. It's easy to climb and has a fine view over Lago Maggiore and Lago di Mergozzo. The image is combined <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/pizzo-faie-piedmont">...(more)</a>

Trail to Pian Di Boit

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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The trail from Pogallo to Pian di Boit is well-made, as can be seen from these sturdy bridges crossing the stream. At this time of year there's little water, but at times these streams turn into raging torrents.

Pian Di Boit

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Pian di Boit is roughly half-way between Pogallo and Bocchetta di Terza. There's a Bivacco Parco Nazionale Val Grande which is open to all. The setting on a lush meadow with a nice view is attractive.

ridge near Bocchetta di Terza

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Bocchetta di Terza itself is quite stony, but nearby is this lovely meadow on the ridge. It's a nice spot to have a break after the ascent and to enjoy the view in both directions.

Alpe Val Di Viccio

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Descending from Bocchetta di Terza, the trail eventually reaches the tree line roughly here. The scattered rowan and laburnum bushes give way to dense beech forest.

Alpe Terza

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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After a steep ascent from Pian di Boit through beech forest, the trail emerges into alpine meadows near Alpe Terza, which is in ruins. From here on there are lovely views all around.

Strada Suttermeister

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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The Strada Suttermeister runs from Cigogna to Pogallo. It's a comfortable, wide path which has beautiful views into Val Pogallo and at the surrounding mountains.

Orfalecchio to Velina 1

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Orfalecchio to Velina 2

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Ford downstream from Orfalecchio

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Ner the mouth of Val Foiera, the river can be forded to the left bank, where a little-used trail runs to Velina. The crossing is tricky and only possible when the stream is low.

Lake in Rio Valgrande

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Downstream from L'Arca

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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If the water level is low, parts of the Rio Valgrande riverbed are accessible. The river is deeply cut in and often the banks are sheer cliffs, at times barring the way.

Cave at L'Arca

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Near the gorge at L'Arca, there's a cave. It's been used as a shelter and has a few utensils lying about, but it's a gloomy, dark and damp place, and not entirely safe if there's a flash flood.

Gorge at L'Arca

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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At L'Ara, the trail crosses the Rio Valgrande to continue towards In la Piana at the left river bank. The river passes through this narrow gorge between prominent looming cliffs.

View to L'Arca

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Before beginning the descent to L'Arca, the trail passes near this spot where the gorge at L'Arca can be seen from above. The view down to the river shows that the trail runs on the top of a steep cliff.

Trail to L'Arca

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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The trail from Orfalecchio to L'Arca passes over this ridge. It's quite a way off the river, and also a bit of a climb to get here, due to the very rugged terrain, where it's hard to find a passage through the cliffs.

Lake in Val Grande

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Where Val Cauri disgorges into the Rio Valgrande, there's quite a large lake. A little bit further downstream, at its lower end, the river is quite shallow and can be waded if the water level isn't too high.

Mouth of Val Piana

Published over 2 years ago by Kay F. Jahnke

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Val Piana is a wild valley formed by a stream coming down from the Corni di Nibbio. Here it meets the Rio Valgrande, almost opposite the mouth of Val Cauri.