Campelli loop – trail is an itinerary that connects Piani di Artavaggio and Piani di Bobbio , through Valle dei Mughi ( valley ) and the famous Sentiero degli Stradini ( trail ), crossing the sour rocks of Zuccone Campelli , accompanied by breathtaking panoramas of Lake Como’s mountains.
We go up with the cable car until Piani di Artavaggio ( 1650 m ), starting from Moggio. From here , you climb to the saddle of Monte Sodadura , situated near Rifugio Nicola , and then you go into the fascinating Valle dei Mughi ( valley ) , that trough Sentiero 101 ( trail n. 101 ) leads until Bocchetta dei Mughi ( 2010 m ) and from here there is a steep slopes to Piani di Bobbio ( 1640 m ). The whole path is outweighed by the peaks of Campelli and offers wonderful landscapes on Valtorta and Bergamo Prealps.
It is possible to make lunch break in Bobbio and then , go on climbing toward Rifugio Lecco , where you can find Sentiero degli Stradini ( trail ) that leads to Piani di Artavaggio , here you can take the cable car until Moggio. This route , equipped with cables and ladders at times , is also panoramic : it shows Grigne and Valsassina.
Difficulty level : EEA ( Expert Excursionist with equipment ) – EE ( Expert Excursionist )
Travel time : Artavaggio – Valle dei Mughi – Bobbio, about 3 hours. Bobbio – Stradini – Artavaggio, about 2 hours.
Photos by Jo Castagna e Laura De Capitani