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Rifugio Mandron «Città di Trento» alpine hut

· 2 reviews · Mountain Hike · Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena
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  • Rifugio Mandron «Città di Trento» alpine hut
    Rifugio Mandron «Città di Trento» alpine hut
    Photo: Ph Guide Alpine Val di Sole, APT Valli di Sole, Peio e Rabbi
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A pleasant itinerary in the Adamello-Brenta Park. Base point for the «Rifugio dei Caduti dell’Adamello» (The fallen from Adamello) and other tours in this glacial area.
Distance 6.2 km
3:06 h
538 m
538 m
2,984 m
2,446 m
The rifugio can be found close to the Laghi di Mandron, and facing the Vedrette delle Lobbie and Mandron, the glacial area of Adamello and the most extended of the Italian Alps. During the Great War, this area was the scene of numerous battles: the ruins, which have remained, are witness to this, for example trenches, outlook posts, and a small military cemetery.

Author’s recommendation

It is roughly a 3-hour walk from Rifugio Mandron to reach the Rifugio ai Caduti dell'Adamello at Lobbia Alto, firstly following the SAT 236 and then crossing the Vedretta del Mandron (partially on the glacier).
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Update: July 15, 2019
Highest point
2,984 m
Lowest point
2,446 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

The trail is well marked and signposted with the Red and White SAT signs, with the number of the path written in black.

  • Choose a route which is suitable and in line with your preparation.
  • Leave information of your itinerary and approximate return time.
  • Pay attention to the signs and indications found on the way.
  • Do not hesitate to return if necessary.
  • In case of accident or emergency, call 118.

All the information given in this profile is subject to change or alteration and therefore not always absolutely valid. It is not possible to completely avoid inaccuracies due to the very rapid changes in weather or environmental conditions, which can verify themselves without warning. For this reason, we accept No responsibility for eventual changes, which may affect the person involved. We strongly advise that weather and/or environmental conditions be checked before departure.

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

CAI-SAT (Società Alpinisti Tridentini)
Location: Val di Genova
Municipality: Spiazzo Rendena
Beds: 90
Winter camp: 6 places
Facilities: hot water, shower, bath and central heating, bar, restaurant
Summer opening: 20/6 - 20/9
Spring opening (mountaineering): 1st March - 1st May
Management: Gallazzini Carlo
Tel.: +39 0465 501193 - +39 0465 321854

Val di Sole Mountain Guide
SAT Società Alpinisti Tridentini
Weather in Trentino
Val di Sole Tourist Board

For information on times, services and prices of the lifts visit the website of the Consorzio Adamello Ski


Car park of the Paradiso cable car (2,983 m)
46.220044, 10.584868
46°13'12.2"N 10°35'05.5"E
32T 622232 5119717


Rifugio Mandron «Città di Trento» alpine hut

Turn-by-turn directions

E - Escursionistico (Hiker)

Departure point is the car park of the Paradiso cable car in Passo Tonale. Take the cable car firstly to Passo Paradiso (2.573m), and then the Presena cable car to Passo Presena (2.997m). From here you can admire the the glaciers of Mandrone and Lobbia. Descend the SAT 209 passing Lago Scuro and continue until reaching Rifugio Mandron Città di Trento (2.449m).


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train to Trento (Verona-Brennero line) and from here, take the Trento-Malè-Mezzana (Val di Sole) local train to any station where buses are available for the latest timetable go to

Getting there

Take the A22 motorway and exit at Trento Nord (if you are coming from the south) or S.Michele all'Adige (if you coming from the north). Proceed in direction Cles, Val di Non, Val di Sole, to Passo Tonale. In Tonale, park in the forecourt of the Presena cable car and take the lift.

Proceed along the SS42 (direction Passo Tonale). In Tonale, park in the forecourt of the Presena cable car and take the lift.


Cabinovia Presena car park (Passo Tonale)


46.220044, 10.584868
46°13'12.2"N 10°35'05.5"E
32T 622232 5119717
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Carta escursionistica Val di Sole 1:50.000 (Alpenwelt)
Kompass 638 Adamello and 639 Presanella 1:25.000
Tabacco Adamello-Presanella 1:25.000 (N. 052)
Tabacco Brenta Adamello-Presanella Val di Sole 1:50.000 (N. 010)

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Recommended equipment: Waterproof clothes, light but warm (the first layer of clothing in contact with the skin, should be made of polypropylene, a second layer should be of wool or felt (for insulation) and the third layer, waterproof windcheater raincoat in nylon or Gore-Tex and long trousers, heavy walking shoes, (avoid trainers) gloves, hat, a change of clothes, rucksack.

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Ornella Guerra
August 07, 2020 · Community
Luogo incantato, si potrebbe rimanere ore a guardare l’acqua scorrere dal ghiacciaio. Il percorso nella prima parte si presenta nel bosco, per poi proseguire su roccia e rigagnoli di acqua. Non presenta particolari difficoltà ma richiede senza dubbio un’adeguata preparazione fisica e scarpe stabili, ben chiuse, vista la possibilità molto concreta di camminare su roccia bagnata. Meravigliose vedute di cascate, cime e ghiacciai. Consigliata!
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Veduta dai piedi del rifugio Città di Trento Mandrone
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Lara Bassi
August 31, 2019 · Community
Percorso lungo, soprattutto il primo tratto verticale nel bosco richiede un po' di allenamento fisico. Superato il tratto boschivo si cammina in quota godendosi il panorama dei ghiacciai e delle cascate, fino all'arrivo al Rifugio Mandrone. Uno spettacolo unico!
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sabato 31 agosto 2019 19:13:04
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sabato 31 agosto 2019 19:13:19
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3:06 h
538 m
538 m
Highest point
2,984 m
Lowest point
2,446 m
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