Cima Pianchette

Cima Pianchette

Menaggio | Carlazzo | San Nazzaro Val Cavargna over 1000 m 2-4 hours

Menaggio - Carlazzo - San Nazzaro Val Cavargna - Park your car at the exit of the village.

Take the dirt track on the right and follow faithfully up to a plateau at the edge of the forest (1550 m). Leave the road and go through the meadows up to the plateu of Croce di Campo and the Refuge with the same name (1740 m). Along the ridge who starts behind the Refuge and follow him to the summit. From the top you can see the Central Alps and an extraordinary view of the mountains of Upper Lake Como. 
Descent by the same route of the ascent. 

The itinerary is recommended also like approach to ski touring. 

Check the weather forecast before starting your skiing.
Take with you the avalanche safety equipment: shovel, transceiver and probe. If you don’t know how to use them ask to the Mountain Guides.


Starting point San Nazzaro Val Cavargna (1050 m)
Arrival point Cima Pianchette (2158 m)
Height difference 1108 m
Duration 3h/3h30
Difficulty Average skier
Orientation South - South West