The following text is the continuation of a past article about hiking tours in Northern Italy (Trentino) in fall 2020.
Cima Roccapiana, July 25
Mezzocorona, a town surrounded by large vineyards on 219 meters AMSL (Above Mean Sea Level; every height stated below is AMSL), is reachable from Trento by train within fifteen minutes.
The target I had chosen for this day was Cima Roccapiana (“Flat Rock Peak”) in the north of Mezzocorona, boasting a height of 1873 meters.
So I had to …
Table of contents
- Karwendel mountain range
- Wörner Sattel, June 19
- Pleisenspitze, June 26
- Westliche Karwendelspitze, July 8
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