There are different access paths to reach the Dal Piaz shelter. They differ according to the place of departure, the travel time and the difficulty of the trails.
The most popular and best known path is the one that starts from the Croce D’Aune Pass. But also the other access paths deserved to be tested.
In the mountain guides the shortest ones are always suggested but it is possible to reach the shelter also from three other starting points : from Lamen, from Vignui or from Imer. You can find all the informations in the topographic maps. This is why it is essential to bring wih a map of the area you are interested in.
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The expected time to get to the shelter is about 4 hours.
The path to follow is the number 810. It is also called the “route through the Saint Antonio Pass” First of all you should pass through the wood, than when you leave it you will find yourself right beneath the majestic peaks.
Be careful along the way you will find a part which is advisable only to expert hikers. Once you go through it continue the way up to Malga Monsampiano.
From here you will find again the path named CAI 810 ( it’s a muletrack) and it takes you to the Dal Piaz shelter.
The path is not very popular but it is really striking, there are a lot of rocky faces that charmed every mountain climbers.
The path starts precisely in the Cimamonte local area and it is the number 810. The run time is approximately 2.30 hours. This is one of the most popular path to reach the shelter. You should pass through the wood and follow the way up to the “Colle dei Cavai” ( a dialect word to say Horses Hill)… from where a beautiful amphitheatre will open right in front of you “the Vette Feltrine”. This view will accompany you on the way up to the shelter. The path doesn’t have any difficulties.
Once you get to Lamen you go through the Lamen valley until you find an old kiln. The expected time to reach the shelter is about 3 hours. You first follow the CAI 815 and 812 paths, go up until you find an intersection, here continue following the 815 path. From here onwords the path is advisable only for expert hikers and the view of the big Croce d’Aune Peak is suggestive. Go up to the Forzelon, from here following the CAI 812 path you can reach the Dal Piaz shelter.
This route is also called “the path through the Saint Martino Valley” or “the path through the Scalon delle Vette”. The expected time to reach the shelter is 3 hours. Go through the muletrack CAI 803 which ends at an intersection of two different paths: the number 803 (Ramezza) and the 812. Follow the 812 path and start your trip up to the Pian dei violini, a charming and magic place where you will find the starting point of the 816 path (Pietena). Follow the 812 path and you will reach the Dal Piaz shelter. This is a very nice route even if it is a bit wild in fact along the way it is possible to meet a lot of animals.
The expected time to reach the shelter is 4 hours and you should follow the CAI 736, 817 and 810 paths. From Imer follow the sign “Cappuccetto Rosso” that you will find on the road. Than continue on the CAI 736 path and you will reach the Vederna shelter. From here follow again the 736 path and reach the Pavone Pass, here you will cross and find the 817 path, follow it and go down to the Malga Monsampiano. From here take the muletrack, CAI 810 path and you will reach the Dal Piaz shelter.