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Via delle Creste
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Via delle Creste

 
Via delle Creste

Page Type: Route

Location: Lecco - Bergamo, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.85176°N / 9.47433°E

Object Title: Via delle Creste

Route Type: Hiking

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: EE

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Page By: toffa77

Created/Edited: Jun 18, 2006 / Jun 20, 2006

Object ID: 201214

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Overview

The "Via delle Creste" is a panoramic and aerial path that covers all the southern ridge of the Resegone, from Passata to the Cima Cermenati, touching the several secondary tops the more important and defined the Cima Quarenghi.
Starting from Brumano you can reach Passata Pass, then Cima Cermenati (the top) and descending to Brumano by normal route, completing the turn of the resegone

Getting There

You can reach Brumano exiting to the casello of Dalmine of the A4 freeway and continuing along SS 470 bis until Villa d'Almè following then the indication for Valle Imagna (SP 14).

Route Description

From Brumano follow the indication of Resegone through wide glade. To the beginning of the forest follow the indications for "La Passata, Rif. Alpinisti Monzesi". The path is in plain and continuous in the forest until the Passo della Porta (1150 m) and, in short time you arrived to the Passata (1250 m) - 1:15 from Brumano. Here it begins "Via delle Creste" - red mark n°571. The path begins steep in the forest continuing along the south ridge. Through a steep path on glades and cliffs it is arrived to the Cima Quarenghi.
The path continues up and down for glades and cliffs nearly the ridge with beautiful panoramas on Valle Imagna and Lecco. The path reach the Città di Lecco bivouac very close to Rif. Azzoni, under the Cima Cermenati. 2:30 h from Passata.

Essential Gear

Hike gear. In winter crampons and ice axe could be useful.

Images

South RidgeRockyChannelsouth ridgequarenghiAlong the PathCima Cermenati
The path...