Alpine ski tour in the Pasubio group: Il Dente Austriaco
Alpine sky tour in the Pasubio: Doss della Paura and right the north - eastern side of the Dente Austriaco 2203m.
The Austrian Tooth 2203m. in the Group of the Pasubio is situated in the zone that was battlefield between Austria and Italy during 1° world war: between the two Italian Teeth and Austrian passed the line of the Front; the mountain was transformed in a true underground stronghold: arcades to 25 meters of depth, warehouses, observatories, room undermines, hides etc.
Today the range surrounding the Palon is national monument.
Pasubio - col Santo group: Il dente Austriaco 2127m.
The area from Alpe Pozza (Rifugio Lancia) to the Saddle of the Campiluzzi and the Austrian Tooth is very attractive specially in winter. Spectacular the panoramas from the tops of the Monte Roite, from the Monte Buso, from the Austrian Tooth. ski mountaineering route:
Start from Lancia Refuge 1825m and go toward Malga Pozze folding more to the right under the slopes of the Monte Roite until the final ascent that leads to the Saddle of the Campiluzzi and to the Bivouacs Campiluzzi 2026m.
Herefrom cross toward East above the Roite and the Piccolo Roite, avoiding to loose too much height and paying attention, when snow is fresh and abundant, to possible snowfalls from Piccolo Roite.
On to the Doss della Paura 2132m, cross it taking off the skis, then down, crossing a long channel oriented to South.
Restart ascending up to the next saddle gettin the Dente Austriaco 2203m.
From Vallarsa ( north Pasubio) Car:
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. Train
To the railway station of Rovereto and from there by bus. Airplane
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
Sella dei Colsanti-Strada delle Malghe-Malga Costoni
Map and Books
"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 itinerari di sci alpinismo nel Trentino Meridionale Gianmario Baldi, Giancarlo Dorigotti by Manfrini Arti Grafiche 1984
PIEROPAN, Gianni, Piccole Dolomiti e Monte Pasubio, Milano, CAI, TCI, 1978 (Guida dei Monti d'Italia)
Hiking Giude: Itinerari sul Pasubio e nelle valli del Leno, Calliano (TN), Manfrini, 1997
Cartografia: Carta dei sentieri Pasubio Carega: foglio 2 nord, Verona, Sezioni vicentine del CAI, 1991, Scala 1:20.000