It is worth to discover the uncontaminated beauty of Val Biandino and of Lake Sasso , on the foot of Pizzo Tre Signori , in all seasons : in summer and spring for the luxuriant flowerings and the greens pastures , in winter for the white mantle of the snow.
You can reach climbing the valley entrance from Introbio , or by jeep using the transport service organised by the mountain huts. Our itinerary starts from Rifugio Tavecchia ( mountain hut , 1420 m ). From here you have to follow the laned that goes to Madonna della Neve Sanctuary , symbol of the valley , where the skyline is starting to open up. You have to take the path that goes to the left side of the valley and that climbs erratically until Rifugio Santa Rita ( mountain hut , about 2000 m ), from its terrace there is a great view on Pizzo Tre Signori , Valvarrone and Val Biandino. You go on following the trail signs and you reach , crossing a path that go down along the crest , Lake Sasso ( 1922 m ), situated in a magneficent frame of rocks under Pizzo Tre Signori , it is considered one of the most beautiful lakes of the northen orobico side.
From the lake you can cross again all Val Biandino , walking through green lawns , until you return in about 1 hour to Rifugio Tavecchia.
Difficulty : E ( Excursionist )
Travel time : Rifugio Tavecchia – Rifugio Santa Rita 1 hour and 30 ; S. Rita – Lake Sasso about 1 hour , return to Rifugio Tavecchia about 1 hours
Photos by Gabriele Invernizzi con Laura
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