Mount Roite 2164m. is part of the Pasubio Group, the wide tableland that extends between Rovereto town in the south side of Trentino and Schio in the Veneto region.
It is one of the highest peaks after Cima Palon. The hiker can easily reach it starting from Rovereto - Trambileno - Giazzera till the Alpe Pozza basin.
The wide basin of Alpe pozza is surrounded by slopes of Col Santo, Col Santino. Mount Buso and the long crest of Mount Roite.
Pleasant trip both in summer and winter with skis, offers extraordinary views on the pasubio and the surrounding mountains as:Folgaria tableland,Piccole Dolomiti, Bondone group. Brenta group and Dolomites.
BordersNorthern side: Mount Testo
Southern side: Piccolo Roite, Dente Austriaco, Sella dei Campiluzzi, Mount Buso
Eastern side: Col Santo, Col Santino, Alpe pozza
Western side: Piana del Cosmagnon, Vallarsa.
Historical noteA trench through the ridge of M. Roite. It was a place of the Austro-Hungarian army during the First World War.
The rocks are formed from limestone gray - white: Biancone
From Rovereto (Trentino Alto Adige) drive to Vallarsa Valley in the direction of Trambileno, Pian delle Fugazze Pass.. there is a cross 3 km. after with a road sign: "Rifugio Lancia".
Drive till Giazzera (1092m.) and then go on foot along the "segnavia101".
The path starts in the wood and then becomes an easy forestal road till Malga Cheserle.
The path 101 arrives then to the beautiful Alpe Pozza and the Refuge Lancia (1650m.)..
Further on till the centre of the massif, the hollow of Alpe Pozze: a wide basin between the Col Santo and Col Santino (NE) and the ridge joining the M.Buso to Roite (SE).
Here, near the Pasubio meadows (Alpe Pozza) lies the Rif. Lancia.
Giving a glance toward SE one can see the Capiluzzi saddle, between Roite and M.Buso and, in background, the higher summits of Pasubio : Dente Austriaco, Dente Italiano e Cima Palon (tragic stage of First World War) bordered by the Piana of Cosmagnon: the entire area is surrounded by steep rocky walls, the only small plan hosts the Rifugio Papa and the malghe Pasubio e Pasubietto
From Rifugio Lancia, through the wide plans of Alpe Pozze you get the base of Monte Roite.
In winter usually can be seen tracks of wild animals: chamois, foxes, hares etc
Accesses to the summit of Monte Roite:
From Lancia Refuge take the path 102( E5 ) till Bocchetta delle Corde 1894m. and then go along the path 105 along the Roite crest.
Getting thereFrom Vallarsa ( north Pasubio)
Vallarsa can easily be reached from north and south on the Brennero state road 12 or the motorway A22, exit at the toll gate of Rovereto Sud, from there on the SS46 Pasubio or the road SP89.
To the railway station of Rovereto and from there by bus.
The nearest airports are Verona Catullo (90 km), Venice Marco Polo (195 km), Milan Linate (245 km) and the new airport in Bolzano (60 km
Map and Booksnon solo armi Pasubio 1915 - 1918 kaiserjagermuseum - Museo storico della guerra di Rovereto
"Sentieri Pasubio Carega" 1:25.000 sezioni vicentine del CAI
"Rovereto Monte Pasubio" kompass 101 1:50.000
"Dal Tonale al Monte Pasubio" E5 Sentiero della Pace Helmut Dumler
PIEROPAN, Gianni, Piccole Dolomiti e Monte Pasubio, Milano, CAI, TCI, 1978 (Guida dei Monti d'Italia)
Itinerari sul Pasubio e nelle valli del Leno, Calliano (TN), Manfrini, 1997
Carta dei sentieri Pasubio Carega: foglio 2 nord, Verona, Sezioni vicentine del CAI, 1991, Scala 1:20.000