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Round tour of the mountain Pincaldo in Faver

Round tour of the mountain Pincaldo in Faver

Photo from: Paolo Piffer

A round tour into the mixed woods of the valley Val di Cembra, around the mountain Pincaldo, to relax and observe the nature.

Starting from the lawns hollow of Ponciach this itinerary regularly climbs on a beautiful cobbled road in the shadows of the beech trees to reach after a long way uphill the place named Zise. From there the path smoothly goes on ups and downs into a wood of beech, spruce and white fir where you can easily find tracks of squirrels, foxes and roe deers or hear the tap of the woodpecker and the call of the coal tit.

  • signal_cellular_alt Difficulty Easy
  • straighten distance 5.62 Km
  • schedule duration 1:45 h
  • arrow_drop_up elevation 290 m
  • arrow_drop_down descent 290 m
  • skip_next highest point 1297 m
  • skip_next lowest point 1011 m

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Safety information:

Even if this trail is not technically difficult and has no dangerous stretches, we always and in any case suggest to follow the general rules on safety for mountain hikes.

  • Prepare your itinerary
  • Choose an excursion appropriate for your real ability and training level
  • Choose the fitting equipment
  • Check the weather forecast
  • Hiking alone is risky
  • Give details about your itinerary and about the approximate hour of your return
  • Do not hesitate to entrust you to an expert
  • Pay attention to the indication and signals you will find along your journey
  • Do not hesitate to retrace your steps
  • In case of accident: ask for help and call the number 112

Start

Ponciach (Faver-Altavalle)

Coordinates

DD 46.20309 , 11.23195 DMS46° 12' 11.1240'' N 11° 13' 55.0200'' E

Destination

Ponciach (Faver-Altavalle)

Getting there

To drive here from Trento, you need to follow the main road S.S. 612 north toward Faver. At the entrance of the town follow the signs toward Ponciach that you will reach in about 3,5 km from there.

 

To drive here from the valley Val di Fiemme, you need to follow the main road S.S. 612 toward Faver. Pass the tunnel and at roundabout drive back to the town. At the entrance of the town follow the signs toward Ponciach that you will reach in about 3,5 km from there.

Parking

Free parking at the entrance of the hamlet Ponciach near the two little lakes.

Turn-by-turn directions

The itinerary starts near the two little lakes which can be found as soon as you arrive at the hamlet Ponciach (Faver-Altavalle). Climbing path 415A you will reach the place Zise, a crossroads of forest roads with a wooden crucifix in the middle. From there continue toward the lake Lago Santo and following path 415 until it crosses the trail Sentiero Botanico Naturalistico (botanic naturalistic trail) which brings back down to Ponciach.

Equipment

Trekking shoes or mountain boots

Trekking poles

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[There is no appointed guide for this route.]

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