Adamello Group·August 31 - September 4 2022

Adamello Glacier Trek

Experience an amazing galcier trekking, discover overwhelming mountain habitats and challenge yourself on the routes.

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Overview

A beautiful and complete excursion across the Adamello Mountain Group going from the Tonale Pass to the Rendena Valley. This high altitude trekking consists of both mountain trails and glacier routes, including stunning views of the Brenta Dolomites and intimate high mountain moments, discover amazing natural habitats and historical White War artifacts.

Effort level

Hard

This tour is suitable for all those sportsmen who are true fans of this sport, have an optimal athletic base and want to try something different than usual. Total walking time: 21 h Total ascent: 1950 m Total descent: 2200 m

Travel status

Planned

The travel is scheduled, you can book your experience. Wait our confirmation before organize your logistic for the destination chosen.

No. of participants

4-6 Participants

Highlights

Challenge Yourself

Challenge Yourself

Experience a real high altitude trekking trough mountain routes and glacier itineraries, enjoy beautiful refugees overnight sleeps and sunsets. Feel the Dolomites in it's own heart.

White War Experience

White War Experience

Explore the location of decisives moemnt of First World War, admire the beauty of unique environment and taste delicious local food.

Outstanding Experience

Outstanding Experience

An incredible glacier views all above 2500 meters, an alpine pass at 3000 meters and an amazing trip exploring the Adamello glacier.

Itinerary

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Trip map

Day 1: Arrival

Day 2: Passo del Castellaccio

Day 3: Mandrone glacier

Day 4: Crozzon di Lares

Day 5: Val Genova and departure

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Day 1

Check-in and meeting with the guide

Afternoon arrival in the Hotel and friendly team meeting in Passo Tonale with the Alpine Guide. Itinerary briefing and verification of personal equipment. Relax at the Hotel and enjoy the dinner. Remember to sleep well.

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Day 2

Discovery of the military route to reach Trento

Gondola ascent from Passo Tonale to Passo Paradiso (2,585 meters) to start the path towards the Passo del Castellaccio (2,690 meters) where you knot the long ridge route, a military route made during the Withe War at an average altitude of 3 thousand meters. The aided path that leads to emotionals Tibetan bridges crossing brings you up to the Payer Pass (2,995 meters) and off the descents to the Città di Trento - Mandrone Refuge (2,449 m.). It's optional but recommended to visits the adjacent Payer Glaciological Center, one of the main station for the study of the Alpine glaciers's conditions. Dinner and overnight stay are planned at the Mandrone refugee.

Actual walking time: 4.30 hours.

Active height difference: 600 mt.

Passive difference in height: 500 mt.

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Day 3

Moraine and glacier climb

Along the path 236, skirting the Mandrone lakes, begins the climb through the moraine. At approximately 2,800 meters of altitude, the itinerary crosses the Mandrone glacier and it offers a stunning full view of the Lobbie's three peaks until the route regains the ascent, a climb through ice and emerged rocks, ending with the last ramp up to the pass and the Rifugio ai Caduti dell'Adamello (3.020 mt.). Optionally, the ascent proceed to Cresta Croce where the legendary 149 mm Hippopotamus cannon is located (3,290 mt.), dragged up by the Alpine troops during the 1st World War. The daily itinerary ends back to the Refugee with the dinner and the "fireplace evening" dedicated to the re-enactment of the historical local events like the Pope Karol Wojtyla skiing in July 1984.

Actual walking time: 5 hours (+ 1.30 hours for the optional excursion to the Cannon).

Elevation Gain: 600mt. (+300mt. for the optional ascent to Cresta Croce - Cannon).

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Day 4

Discovery of White War iconic peaks

From the Refuge the journey goes across the glacier, direction Crozzon di Lares (3,354 mt.), one of the most iconic peaks of the White War, then aiming eventually at the Cavento Pass (3,191 mt.) facing the Laeng Bivouac. Once you overcome the pass, the route continues on the Lares glacier skirting Mount Folletto (3,334 mt.) and, with the Carè Alto's peak (3,463 mt.) on the right, the itinerary goes straight to the Pozzoni (2,915 mt.) until you reach the Sat 215 path to the Carè Alto Refuge (2,580 m.). Once at the refugee, dinner and overnight stay are booked and the evening will be filled with amazing stories about the White War and one of the most important strategic coomand point, Carè Alto refugee.

Actual walking time: 6 hours.

Elevation Gain: 300 mt.

Elevation Loss: 700 mt.

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Day 5

Last adventure and departure

For the way back, in addition to the more common route through the Sat 213 and the Sat 222 paths towards the Borzago Valley, there is an alternative way along the Sat 215 route which after a short ascent (150 mt. elevation gain) will lead you to the Altar Pass (2,385 meters) where it starts the descend in the beautiful Val Seniciaga and then off to the Val Genova road, an itinerary nearby the Fontanabona Refuge, a destination for this alternative is set in Carisolo. Here a private transfer will bring you back to your car in Passo del Tonale

Actual walking time: 3 hours (4 hours for Val Seniciaga).

Elevation gain: 150 mt. ONLY for the Val Seniciaga itinerary (sat 215).

Elevation Loss: 1.000 mt.

Travel Prices

Adamello Glacier Trek Travel Price

Adamello Glacier Trek Travel Price

Your accommodation will be for the first night in a hotel in double room, for the second, third and fourth night in shared rooms. For single room of the first night there is a supplement cost.

FROM$915.86/pp

What's Included

Included

Lodging

Breakfast

dinner

4 days guided trekking trough the Adamello Group

Transfer from Val di Breguzzo to Passo Tonale

Accident insurance for activities

Lunch

Tourist local tax

Transport to /from Tonale Pass

Extra Services

Travel Cancellation Insurance

Travel Cancellation Insurance

Do you want to leave without worries? By adding this option to your cart you are buying an insurance service that will refund you the full price paid to Adventoured in case you are unable to participate in the trip for reasons beyond your control....
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PRICE$54.65/pp

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Lodging

Hotel 3-star in Tonale Pass

Hotel 3-star in Tonale Pass

During this first day you will have to reach the selected accommodation by the afternoon. You can relax and get ready for the following days and you'll have a meeting with the guide.

Mandrone Hut

Mandrone Hut

Refugee at 2500 meter with a stunning view on the Mandrone Glacier.

Ai Caduti dell'Adamello Hut

Ai Caduti dell'Adamello Hut

Lobbie Refugee at 2900 meter with an amazing view on Pian di Neve glacier.

Carè Alto Hut

Carè Alto Hut

Refugee at 2400 meter with its dominant position in the top of Val di Breguzzo offers one of the best views on the Adamello Group.

Your Guide

Andrea - UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide

Andrea - UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide

I am 34 years old and I live in Brescia, I have always been in the mountains and I started climbing at 15. Climbing made me travel and meet new people and many new places, from our magical Alps to the great American faces where I made a dozen trips, to the magical Patagonia. Six years ago I have become an Alpine Guide and I have thrown myself into this 360-degree job.I love to share my passion to the people who rely on me.

Adamello Glacier - Trentino

The biggest glacier of the Italian Alps, mountain at its best.

In the magnificent Trentino, the Adamello Glacier offers explorers amazing routes through its high passes and valleys, water basins and the largest ice tounge on the Alps, perched refugees to spend nights and admire the beauty of mountain environment at its best.

Adamello Glacier - Trentino

FAQs

What are my responsibilities while traveling?

Practicing outdoor sports brings risks. Adventoured and outdoor guides do not accept any responsibility deriving from your wrong behaviors during the participation of our group travels. You are the ultimate responsible for your action.

Do I have any insurance coverage for accidents that can happen during group travel?

Of course! The cost of the trip also includes insurance that adequately covers costs that may arise from the unpleasant event of an accident during outdoor activities. In this page you can find the insurance terms and condition.

Customer Insurance

If I book a trip, do I have the possibility to cancel?

Of course! the reimbursement possibilities are as follows:

  • If you cancel 45 days before the departure of the trip, you are entitled to a refund of 100% of the trip;
  • If you cancel between 45 and 30 days before the departure of the trip, you are entitled to a refund of 70% of the trip;
  • If you cancel within 30 days before the departure of the trip, you are not entitled to a refund

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What is the difference between planned and confirmed trip?

The planned trip is the one available for sale on the platform while the confirmed trip is the one that has reached the minimum number of participants and will start. It is important that you organize the logistics only when the trip has been confirmed by the Adventoured team.


How long can the trip be confirmed?

The goal of the Adventoured team is to find all travel companions for your outdoor trips, but we have given ourselves the terms within which our trips can become confirmed or not:

  • 20 days before the start of the travel in the case of trips lasting more than 6 days;
  • 7 days before the start of the travel in the case of trips lasting between 3 and 6 days; 
  • 48 hours before the start of the travel in the case of trips lasting less than 3 days

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What happens if I have booked a trip but it has not been confirmed by Adventoured?

Unfortunately we were unable to find the minimum number of people to start the trip you booked. At this point you have two solutions: 

  • Request a refund of 100% of the amount paid for the trip booked;
  • Pay the difference to cover the fixed costs of the trip and start the trip anyway. Please note that in this case you could face an increase between 50% and 100% of the initial cost of the trip. To activate this opportunity we will need your response within 24 hours

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Trip Tips

Mountain Equipment

Mountain Equipment

This outdoor travel will be in part in high mountain terrain. Please bring with you the right wearing equipment including a bag of medium/big size and Sleeping bag linen + blanket or summer sleeping bag.

Glacier Equipment

Glacier Equipment

In this outdoor travel you will pass through glacier terrain, so it is important to bring with your crampons, ice ax and harness. If you need a free rental please let us know before your arrival.

Flexible booking conditions

Flexible booking conditions

All Adventoured travels have flexible booking condition! If you cancel your booking the reimbursement possibilities are as follows: - If you cancel before 45 days before the departure of the trip, you are entitled to a refund of 100% of the trip; - If you cancel between 45 and 30 days before the departure of the trip, you are entitled to a refund of 70% of the trip; - If you cancel within 30 days before the departure of the trip, you are not entitled to a refund

Travel cancellation insurance

Travel cancellation insurance

Leave without worries and get your travel price refunded if one of these events prevents you from leaving! - if you contract COVID, become ill, or experience an accident just before leaving;  - your flight or train ride is annulled or delayed for longer than 8 hours; - if your car breaks down on the way to the airport;  - you have your travel documents stolen - if you have to postpone your trip due to a natural disaster at your vacation spot, such as an earthquake, avalanche, or volcanic eruption. P.s. This insurance doesn't cover your personal logistic costs (flights, train, car).

Liability during sport activities

Liability during sport activities

Practicing outdoor sports brings risks. Adventoured and outdoor guides do not accept any responsibility deriving from your wrong behaviors during the participation of our group travels. You are the ultimate responsible for your action.

Logistics

Logistics

As our trips require a minimum number of participants, we suggest you to not organize your logistics until your experience is confirmed by the Adventoured team.

Adamello Glacier Trek

Italy· August 31 - September 4 2022· 4 nights

FROM$915/pp