The trail map
The trail passes through: Arnoga - Altumeira - Rifugio Viola - Dosdè - Palueta - Arnoga
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The Val Viola route is, in terms of landscape, one of the most beautiful in the Bormio area.
The route does not present any difficulties and is practicable by everyone: just pay attention to the uphill section before reaching the splendid Viola lake and on the way back, on some challenging but very short downhill sections.
The first part of the track is on asphalt and apart from a steep bump to overcome, it does not present any difficulties. p>
At the Altumeira car park, the track becomes a dirt road and gradually begins to increase the slope until it reaches Lago Viola. At that point, the road to reach the Viola refuge is practically flat and a little bumpy.
The return has a valid alternative in the Dosdè valley, where a singletrack starts that takes you back to Arnoga, but with an unexpected show and very pleasant...