ANTRONESCA ROUTE

The Antronesca Route

Period: August - September

Two-day trekking on the Antronesca, the route that has marked the history of the Antrona Valley and the Saas Valley, two days between Italy and Switzerland, immersed in alpine nature, between mountains, lakes and ibex.

CHARACTERISTICS

IN BRIEF

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TOUR DESCRIPTION:

The Via Antronesca is an historical route used mainly for trade between the Antrona and the Saas Valleys.  We will hike the upper part of this beautiful road, starting from Antronapiana (902 m) and arriving up to Saas Almagel (1672 m) in Switzerland, from here we will return by public transport.

 

DAY 1: Meeting in Domodossola, where we will organize the cars to go up to Antronapiana. Departure from Antronapiana (907m) and ascent to Lago del Cingino (2250m), where we will stop for the night, at the bivouac, during this first day we will hike 1343m.

DAY 2: Departure from Bivacco del Cingino and arrival in Saas Almagell (1671m) passing through the Antrona Pass (2838m). From here we will return to Domodossola by public transport (1 bus from Saas Almagell to Brig, then train Brig - Domodossola) the difference in height of this day will be mainly downhill, covering 600 m of ascent and 1170 m of descent.

Equipment and materials

Difficulty

E

Season

SummerAutumn

Duration

Two days

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