Coronelle and Cigolade Pass: two spectacular mountain passes!!!

Catinaccio Mountain Refuges

Hut that proposes this tour:
Fronza alle Coronelle refuge
List of refuges on the route:
Fronza alle Coronelle refuge
Roda di Vael - Rotwand refuge
Characteristics of the route:

5 ore
2630 s.l.m.

The excursion goes around the Coronelle and Mugoni groups.

Behind the Fronza refuge there are trails no. 550 and 542 leading in 15 minutes beyond the rocky base, steel strings help to walk better until the crossing.

Continue uphill to the Coronelle Pass (Tschagerjoch) with the trail no. 550 (2,630 m), characterized by ladders and wooden hedges carved with animal silhouettes. Continue down right on the steep trail, reaching the fork on path no. 541 which leads to the Cigolade pass (2,552 m).

The challenging ascent to Cigolade Pass offers a spectacular view of the Fassa valley.

Descending the other side you reach the shelter Roda di Vael. 

Carrying on the path no. 549, the monument of Christomannos (bronze eagle, in memory of Theodor Christomannos) stands up high. Continue the scenic trail at the base of the Roda de Vael big wall to the refuge Fronza.


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