VAL MASINO AND VAL DI MELLO NATURE AND CLIMBING PARADISE
The Val Masino and its side valleys are described as a climbing paradise thanks to the vertiginous granite walls and breathtaking nature.
Val Masino is also popalar for the historical Bagni Masino Therme and the long Sentiero Roma trail, became famous for the skyrunner Kima Trophy.
THE NATURAL RISERVE OF VAL DI MELLO
Val di Mello is vehicle-free climbing paradise thanks to the vertiginous granite walls with popolar names. Il Pricipizio degli Asteroidi, Luna Nascente, Kundalini, Il Giardino delle Bambine Leucemiche are some of the epic walls in the valley.
PREDA ROSSA AND THE MONTE DISGRAZIA
At the altitude of almost 1900m, Preda Rossa, in the Masino valley, is a glacial moraine area in front the white walls of Monte Disgrazia.
The main area is reachable by car from Filorera (road with a fee).The geological history of this glacier appear in front of you, the panorama is beautiful and it is a perfect location for a day trip.
Alpinists have the opportunity to sleep at the Ponti hut to climb in 2 days the Monte Disgrazia.
SASSO REMENNO DI BIGGEST STONE OF EUROPE
In the middle of the Masino Valley, beside the main road to San Martino, it is located the Sasso Remenno the biggest boulder in Europe. This monolithic has a volume of hal million of cube meters. Climbers have the opportunity to choose different level of difficulty, for beginners and experts, and enjoy here this outdoor activity.
The area is became also a training center for Mountain Club and Mountain Rescue Team.