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Corna di Capra

Corna di Capra

Corna di Capra

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Alta Valtellina, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.45382°N / 10.13111°E

Object Title: Corna di Capra

Activities: Skiing

Elevation: 10279 ft / 3133 m


Page By: Gabriele Roth

Created/Edited: Mar 12, 2011 / Jul 7, 2013

Object ID: 703957

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This is a trapezoid shaped mountain that stands quite impressive, between the "Valle delle Mine" and the "Val Nera".

It is one of the highest peaks with Pizzo Filone and Piz Paradisin group, of the mountains section, enclosed between the Livigno valley and the Val Viola.

The western side is composed of steep meadows untill the rocky summit, while the east side is more rocky and cragged, and contains some small snowfields.

The climbing of this mountain is not a particular goal, and it can be easily climbed from the western slope in summer and autumn.
While in spring, it offers an interesting ski mountaineering itinerary, with two variants of descent.

Monte Corna di Capra
Monte Corna di Capra that leads the Valle delle Mine. Bernina Group in the background.


Hike route:
From Livigno village - road to Forcola pass - path n. 107 to bocchetta Val Nera - leave the path and point directly to the summit. (EE)

Ski route:
From Livigno village - Hotel Forcola - get the Val Vago - climb the easy slope pointing the summit. (BS)

Corna di Capra
Ski route on the north side of Corna di Capra

Getting there

By Bus:

From Switzerland: Line Zernez-Livigno Silvestribus
From Italy: Line Bormio-Livigno Bus Perego or APT Livigno

By Car:
From Switzerland: St.Moritz-Livigno Tunnel "Munt la Schera"
or Tirano/St.Moritz - Livigno - Passo della Forcola (open only in summer)
From Italy: Milano-Sondrio-Tirano-Bormio SP38 - Passo del Foscagno - Livigno SP301

Corna di Capra
Mountain chain that surround the south side of Livigno Valley

Accomodations and Links

No refuges or bivouacs in the area. But wide choice of accomodations in Livigno village. Also few campings around the hamlet of Tresenda and Palipert open 12/12.

Useful links
APT Livigno
Comune Livigno


Corna di CapraMonte Corna di CapraValle delle MineEast side.Piz ParadisinThe summit.The west slope.
The east side.Corna di CapraCorna di Capra