A long dirt road climbs inside the Torta valley


(Val da Fain) - The tour of three passes

Bernina pass
Mountain Range:
Point of Departure:
Parking cableway Diavolezza at 2090 m.


- From Maloja pass, over St Moritz turn right to Bernina pass untill you reach at right the parking cable of Diavolezza, about 4 km from Bernina, near the railway station.
- From Tirano up to the Poschiavo valley, overcome the Bernina pass and after 4 km on the left to arrive to the parking cable Diavolezza

Km 24
900 md
*** (Attention: technical descent over La Stretta pass to the Val Forcola)
Cycle %:
Max Altitude :
Passo La stretta m. 2476
Time for the run:
about 4 hours
Kompass n° 93 Bernina - Sondrio


From Parking nearby the Diavolezza cable, descending the valley for about 500 meters and take to right a dirtroad with indication Val da Fain (Val Torta) that he climbs inside the side valley located on the far side to the Bernina groups mountains.
The dirt road climbs for about 5,5 km until the Alp La Stretta, the becomes path and after 2,5 km you arrive at La Stretta pass (m. 2476) overlooking the Val Forcola below.
Now it becomes the technical descent of the path, rather exposed, to do for a good part with bike by hand where you will feel in safe.

After about 3 km it crosses the the road that descends to Livigno, that we take on the right and climb until the Forcola Pass (m. 2315). Exceeded the pass, we descend for about 3 km and reach the crossing with the SS 29 from Poschiavo, we turn right going up for other 3 km untill Bernina pass (m. 2323) continuing until the Diavolezza parking.

Also this time in tandem
Panoramic point to the Bernina group
Alp La Stretta
The path goes on to the La Stretta pass

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