Rifugio Stella Alpina at Lago Corvo alpine hut

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Alpine hut close to the glacial lakes of the same name, on the border of Val di Rabbi and Val d’Ultimo in the Stelvio National Park.
Found in the proximity of Passo Rabbi which unites Trentino with Alto Adige and just a few minutes from the magnificent Lago Corvo. Following on an ascent to Cima Collechio, Val d’Ultimo or descending to Val Saent. This itinerary is very suitable for families with children.

Route info

12.9 km
Activity time
6:20 h.
Uphill Elevation
943 m
Downhill elevation
943 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Highest point
2426 m
Lowest point
1483 m
Height difference
943 m


APT Valli di Sole, Peio e Rabbi


From Lago Corvo, on the SAT 145 it is possible to gradually climb through hollows and dips and natural gravel and pebble pits until almost touching the summit of Monte Collechio (2.954m) from where you can see the entire Val Saent. Shortly afterwards, a descent to Passo del Giogo Nero (2.825m) from where a long walk on the SAT 107 will lead to Rifugio Saent Dorigoni.

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.

Starting point

Cavallar car park


E - Escursionistico (Hiker)

For the village of Piazzola go up to the tiny hamlet of Cavallar (1.450m). It is possible to leave from just above the village or you can reach Malga Samocleva (1.892m) with the shuttle bus from the Park (pre-booking is obligatory). From the malga there is a marvellous view of the Val di Rabbi: on the SAT 108 you enter the valley where the Rio Lago Corvo runs. Once past the torrent you will arrive at Malga Caldesa Alta, from where there is a view of the Brenta Dolomites and Presanella, and finally to Rifugio Stella Alpina at Lago Corvo (2.425m).

Public transportation

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

How to get 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 Val di Rabbi.

Proceed along the SS42 (direction Passo Tonale) and follow the signs to Malè and Val di Rabbi.

Cross the entire Val di Rabbi. Just before the Bagni di Rabbi take the road to the right and follow the signs to Piazzola from where you can reach Cavallar and the car park. During the summer months, there is a shuttle bus from the park to Malga Samocleva. For information on times and prices contact the Visitor Centre Rabbi and Stelvio National Park (Tel. +39 0463 909774 -

Where to park

Cavallar car park (2km from Piazzola di Rabbi)
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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