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Monte Cadria

Ledro
Category
Difficulty
Difficult
Duration
6:00
Duration in hours
Distance
11.9
Distance in km
Status
open
Suggested period
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The ascent from the woods of Concei to the top of Monte Cadria is among the most demanding that Valle di Ledro has to offer, but also one of the most rewarding.

As one gets closer to the summit, the thick vegetation gives way to bushes, meadows and eventually edelweiss, the queen of alpine flora. On the roof of Valle di Ledro there is nothing to hinder the view, which is free to sweep in all directions, towards Lake Ledro, the mountains of Val Concei and Valle del Chiese. During the Summer cows graze the Alpine meadows of Cadria. Among the first sounds which strike the ear from Spring to Autumn is the whistle of the marmots moving among the rocks.

Further information and useful links

For more information on routes, services (guides, mountain huts, shops etc.) and hiking friendly accommodation: Garda Trentino - +39 0464 554444

 

Route info
Difficult
Route number
Distance
11,9 km
Duration
6 h 00 min
Altitude difference (+)
1.230 m
Altitude difference (-)
1.230 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
2.253 m
Lowest point
935 m
Suggestions

The signs of the Great War are still well visible around Monte Cadria. The life of soldiers at the front and horrours of the Great War are narrated in the diary of Lieutenant Felix Hecht, to whom the cross in the valley of Cadria is dedicated.

Safety guidelines

Safety Tips

  1. Choose itineraries that suit your physical and technical abilities. Collect information about the area you are visiting and the trail’s conditions and get a detailed trekking map.
  2. Wear clothes and take equipment that suit the difficulty and length of your tour. Keep emergency gear in your rucksack, including first aid supplies.
  3. Do not go walking alone in the mountains. In any case, tell someone where you are going and report back on returning.
  4. Look at the weather forecast before setting off and always keep an eye on the weather.
  5. In case of doubt, go back. It is better to give up than risk bad weather or face difficulties beyond your strength, ability and equipment.
  6. Do not leave marked paths and do not take shortcuts.
  7. All described walks are in a natural environment and therefore their use is at your own risk.

This information is subject to inevitable variations, so none of these indications are absolute. It is not entirely possible to avoid giving inexact or imprecise information, given how quickly environmental and weather conditions can change. For this reason, we decline any responsibility for changes which the user may encounter. In any case, it is advisable to check environment and weather conditions before setting out.

Attention! The last stretch, quite narrow and exposed, is only suitable for experienced hikers.

Punto di partenza
Località Ex-Centrale, Concei
Directions

Take the forestry road from Località Ex-Centrale to Vies (SAT 423) and the follow the mule track to Cadria. In the valley of Cadria turn right onto the path running along the ridge and leading to the top of Monte Cadria, which dominates the whole valley. Walk down to the malga and get back to the starting point along the same route.

public transportation

Valle di Ledro is connected to Riva del Garda by the intercity bus line 214 (Riva-Valle di Ledro-Storo). The nearest bus stop to the route is Lenzumo.

Up-to-date information on timetables and routes.

 

How to get there

Exit A22 motorway at Rovereto Sud - Lago di Garda. Follow the SS240 della Val di Ledro to Bezzecca and turn towards Val di Concei. From Lenzumo, go further on Via Bianchi towards Rifugio al Faggio. At the crossroads turn left towards Località Ex-Centrale. 

Find out how to reach Garda Trentino.

 

Where to park

Località Ex-Centrale, Concei.

You need to wear the right clothing and take the proper gear when you go hiking in the mountains. Even on relatively short easy outings make sure to take all you need so you don't run into trouble if things take an unexpected turn, for example a storm blows up or you have a sudden drop in energy levels.

What should you take when you go on a hike?

Your rucksack (for a day trip a 25/30L capacity should do) should contain:

  • water canteen (1L)
  • snacks (e.g. mixed dried fruit or chocolate)
  • First aid kit
  • windproof jacket
  • fleece
  • change of t-shirt and socks (in a plastic bag)
  • make sure to wear or at least bring a pair of long trousers
  • hat
  • sun screen
  • sunglasses
  • gloves
  • whistle to attract attention in an emergency

 

Make sure you're wearing the right footwear for the trail and season. The going can get rough and rocky underfoot and a pair of hiking boots will protect you from sprains. When wet, a grassy slope, rocky slab or steep trail can be dangerous unless you are wearing the proper footwear.

And finally... don't forget to bring your camera! You'll need it to capture the stunning views you come across all over Garda Trentino. And if you like, you can share your memories with us at #GardaTrentino.

Emergency telephone number 112.

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