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Alternative Route: Royal Hunting Lodge at Piano del Valasco Mountain Hut - Morelli-Buzzi Mountain Hut

On foot         Great Interest: Flora Great Interest: Panorama Great Interest: Hystory 
  • Departure: Rifugio Casa reale di Caccia al Piano del Valasco
  • Arrival: Rifugio Morelli-Buzzi
  • Duration: 4 hour/s
  • Difficulty Level: E - Hiking (level)
  • Difference in height: Uphill 1,000m - Downhill 400m

From the Mountain Hut, the old military road crossing the large plateau of Valasco heads towards high summits and granite slides to reach Terme di Valdieri, with their big hotel and the chalet of Bela Rosìn which, according to the tradition, Vittorio Emanuele II used to peacefully spend his nights of love.
The uphill trail leading towards Morelli Mountain Hut is a paved snake developing among centuries-old larches: when the tree curtain opens, one of the most beautiful settings of Marittime appears: the northern wall of Corno Stella and the extraordinary ice slide of Lourousa gully.


Valasco military road
Valasco military road
The mountain hut at Piano del Valasco
The mountain hut at Piano del Valasco
 
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