A spectacular trek which allows you to enjoy NE side of marvelous Latemar Group within a day.
The excursion starts from Medil (1363m), lovely and small village on top of Predazzo, following downwards the trail 517, through a woodland, until reaching the village of Forni. Then heads north, along trail 516 towards Cava delle Bore.
It is advisable not to walk this trail in periods of heavy rain or similar phenomena.
Malga Valsorda (1676m) is reached after a while. From here onwards it gets steeper, yet the most difficult parts are always equipped with metal ropes and stairs.
After that a clearing and Bivacco A. Seiff (2365m) are reached.
Heading then towards Forcella dei Campanili (2685m) and then taking trail 18, until Bivacco M. Rigatti (2520m) is reached.
From there it's about 1 and a half hour to Latemarspitze (2791m), the highest point of this excursion.
Always following trail 18, Forcella Piccola (2526m) is reached.
From here head south, along an unnumbered track that leads till Forcella Toac (2273m), where the trail 517 is once again reached to return to Medil (1363m) in about one hour and a half.
■ mn, 2015-07-28