Page Type Page Type: Mountain/Rock
Location Lat/Lon: 45.91593°N / 10.77991°E
Additional Information Elevation: 6165 ft / 1879 m
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Mazza di Pichèa

ALPI DI LEDRO small mountain ranges in southern Trentino:

Mazza di Pichea
Mazza di Pichea (left) 1879m. and Guglie di Pichea

Cima Al Bal - Cima Nara
Cima Capi
Cima Parì - Cima Sclapa
Cima S.A.T.
Corno di Pichéa - Tofino
Mazza di Pichéa
Punta dei Larici - Monte Guil
Rocchetta Giochello

The mountains belonging to this group aren't really high, only few summits are more than 2000m high (the highest one is the Monte Cadria - 2254m) but are rather wild (few refuges and marked paths) and with a special trait that make them very worthy to be hiked and climbed : from many ridges and from the eastern walls you can give a look directly down to Garda lake.

Some Ferrata routes allow the spend fine training and amusing days in every season :
Ferrata Foletti - Ferrata Susatti - Friendship Ferrata - Ferrata Colodri
Ferrata Che Guevara


Mazza di Pichèa
Mazza di Pichèa

Mazza di Pichèa
Mazza di Pichèa

Mazza di Pichèa
Mazza di Pichèa

Mazza di Pichèa
Mazza di Pichèa

Getting There

From Riva del Garda follow signs to Varone, Pranzo and here turn left to Campi.
Continue to the refuge Grassi where you can park your car (1050 m)

From refuge Grassi, follow the trail 402 till a cross where you turn left and reach Bocca di Trat 1581m.

Here you can follow
  • to the left, getting, in few minutes walk, the Refuge Pernici (1600m)
  • to the right, following the trail 420 (Path of Peace) along the exposed west side of the mountain.
    Once at the fork, turn to the right up the steep and stony path and from the base of a rocky pyramid, with the help of a short rope, reach the summit of the Mazza di Pichea (1879m)

    From the summital Cross you can enjoy a circular pano including Trentino's mountains and Garda lake.

    Alpi di Ledro
    Alpi di Ledro: Mazza di Pichea 1879m. near Bocca di Trat


    Lago di Garda: Riva del Garda - Rifugio Malga Grassi 1056m
    Lago di Ledro: Val di Concei - Lenzumo
    Lago di Garda: Bondo - Bocca di Trat

    Mazza di Pichèa

    by car
    the fastest route is the motorway A22 (Modena - Brennero): till Rovereto Sud - Lago di Garda Nord only 17 km to Riva del Garda
    coming from N you can leave the motorway at Trento Centro and follow the SS 45b (about 40 km) to Riva del Garda
    from Brescia, along the SS 45 bis (Gardesana Occidentale) - 80 km : between Gargnano and Riva the road is a little narrow.
    from Brescia, along the SS 449 (Gardesana Orientale) wider and faster but in summer months very crowded.
    by bus

    Trento and Rovereto (Autobus Atesina)
    Verona and Desenzano (Autobus A.P.T.V.)
    Brescia and Milano (Autobus S.I.A.)
    Venezia (Autobus A.P.T.V.) seasonal limited service (summer

    by plane, nearest airports

    Verona - Villafranca (Valerio Catullo)
    Montichiari - Brescia (Gabriele D'Annunzio)
    Venezia (Marco Polo)
    Milano (Linate e Malpensa).

    by train

    nearest rail station is Rovereto (Brennero line)
    a public bus service joins Rovereto to Torbole, Riva and Arco.
    from Milano or Venezia the best choices are Desenzano, Peschiera or Verona. Herefrom public bus services of A.P.T.V. (Azienda Provinciale Trasporti Verona) toward Riva

    Maps and Book

  • Mazza di Pichea
    Mazza di Pichea

  • Alto Garda - Val di ledro Kompass 1:35000
    Alto Garda e Ledro Lompass 1:25000
    Guida Alpinistica Escursionistica del Trentino Occidentale A. Gadler

    External Links

    Rifugio Nino Pernici