The trail up Monte Misone starts out with a very steep stretch but don't worry, it soon levels out and you have a marvellous view of Lake Tenno, its vivid blue standing out against the mountains below.
When you get back down, take time to stop off at Canale di Tenno, voted one of the most Beautiful Villages of Italy. The medieval historic centre has remained intact and gives the impression of a place where time stands still.
From the car park in Calino follow the forestry road. After a short stretch take the trail on your left SAT 412. The uphill climb is fairly steep as far as Sella di Castiol (1350 m) where it levels out a bit. From the pasture Malga di Tenno continue in the direction of the Misone peak (1803 m). Go back the way you came.
Along the hike there is nowhere to stop off for refreshments so be sure to take everything you need. The hut on the pasture Malga di Tenno is normally open from June to September and can serve as emergency shelter.
You need to be wearing 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?
What you should have in your rucksack (for a day trip a 25/30L capacity should do):
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.
... 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.
|Activity time||6 h 30 min|
|Height difference||997 m|