The Pyramids of Zone

The natural reserve of the Pyramids of Zone, on the North Eastern shore of Lake Iseo, is characterized by the presence of vertical tongues of rock, up to 30 meters high, surmounted by large erratic boulders that reduce their exposure to wind and rain, slowing down erosion.

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Hike to Maresana

Maresana is a hill located just beyond the northeast border of the city of Bergamo, its green lung and an easy refuge for those who, from the city, are looking for nature that is easily and quickly accessible. With its 546 meters of height, it barely misses the definition of a mountain (the limit is 600 meters), and it is located along the ridge that marks the beginning of the Val Seriana. Its chestnut forests are the ideal destination for those who, in the autumn, are in search of these fruits.

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The enchanted forest trail in Presolana

The Enchanted Forest Trail is an easy route, suitable for families and children, which winds through the forest in Colle Vareno, not far from the Monte Pora ski resort. The trail is dotted with wooden sculptures representing the interpretation of some local legends and alpine folklore, such as gnomes and fairies, and is accompanied by explanatory panels that detail their stories.

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Hike to Acquafraggia Waterfalls

The Acquafraggia Waterfalls are a spectacular waterfall located in Valchiavenna. We are in Borgonuovo di Piuro, where we can already admire this incredible double 170-meter high waterfall from the road. They are so enchanting that they even enchanted Leonardo da Vinci, who will mention them in his “Codex Atlanticus”. The waterfalls take their name from the Latin “Acqua Fracta”, being divided and therefore “fractured” into multiple jumps.

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Hike to Grem Peak

The Grem Peak is a broad summit located on the watershed between the Val Seriana and Val del Riso, characterized by a long ridge. From its summit, you can dominate the town of Zambla and the Oltre il Colle Basin. In this article, we describe the climb starting from the Zambla Pass and following the technically less challenging path, CAI 223, which avoids the ridge passage.

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HIke to Mount Guglielmo

Monte Guglielmo, also known as Gölem in Lombardo, is a well-known and panoramic mountain located along the ridge separating the Trompia Valley from Lake Iseo and the Camonica Valley. On its summit, a monument to the Redeemer has been erected. There are numerous paths leading to the summit, and in this article, we will describe the route starting from Pisogne.

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Hike to Mount Poieto and Cornagera

The Mount Poieto and Mount Cornagera are the most well-known heights of the Selvino plateau. The first is a broad and panoramic peak, with a refuge on its summit. The latter is a cliffy limestone known for its numerous towers and channels, where alpinism and rock climbing in Bergamo finds one of its main homes. In this article, we describe a loop itinerary that will take us to both peaks, passing through the charming Buco delle Carolina, a narrow crack in the rock.

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Hike to Mount Cancervo

The Mount Cancervo is a towering rocky bastion that rises above the town of San Giovanni Bianco, in Val Brembana, and is located at the beginning of the ridge that separates it from the Val Taleggio.

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Hike to the Cave of the Partisans

The Cave of the Partisans is a charming rocky cave in Val Taleggio, carved by water that forms a stunning waterfall inside. During the spring of 1945, partisans were killed here by Nazi-fascist forces. Ever since, the cave has taken this toponomy.

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Hike to Mount Moregallo from Valmadrera

The Mount Moregallo is one of the most famous and representative peaks in the Lecco area. From its summit, a beautiful balcony overlooking Lake Como, you can enjoy a stunning view of the city of Lecco, the Grigne, the Resegone on one side and Lake Annone, Garlate and the Brianza on the other. Numerous paths, including alpine routes, lead up to it. In this article, we describe the technically less demanding route, starting from Valmadrera.

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