Val Biandino (valley)

Photo credits: Chiara Gallinaro

Description

Val Biandino develops from the village of Introbio to north-east , reaching up the slopes of Pizzo dei Tre Signori and the Orobie on Bergamo and Valtellina sides.

Go up from Introbio along an easy accessible road, that skirts the creek Troggia , slightly ascending and in about two hours you will be at the entrance of the valley. Some mountain huts offer transport service by four wheel drive.

Once at Bocca di Biandino anTavecchia mountain hut , the valley opens to its visitor : large , wild and untouched. In a few minutes the Madonna della Neve Sanctuary and the namesake mountain hut can be reached and the view opens over the Pizzo dei Tre Signori massive.

Accompanied by the whistling marmots it’s impossible not to go any further until Lake Sasso with its blue-green water , where in summer you can still find snow.

Val Biandino is the starting point of many trekking itineraries , to the Pizzo dei Tre Signori summit , to Passo del Toro and Piani di Bobbio , to Valvarrone and the mountain huts Varrone and Santa Rita and to Pian delle Betulle. Several are the mountain huts where to stop or stay overnight when undergoing longer excursions, or simply to enjoy the experience of living at high altitude. The mountain guides and the mountain huts also offer summer and winter excursions with snowshoes or ski touring.

Here some itineraries from and to Val Biandino:

Photos by Alessia Bergamini and Giovanna Frigerio

 

Contacts

Indirizzo:Val Biandino, Introbio LC

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