Ski mountaineering at Laghi del Malghet

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A medium-low difficulty ski mountaineering excursion reaching the small yet fascinating Malghet Lakes, with approximately 600 meters of elevation gain
The ascent starts near Residence Artuick and first reaches the area of Ponte Alto, before finally arriving at the shores, now covered in soft snow, of the enchanting Malghet Lakes

Route info

4 km
Activity time
1:45 h.
Uphill Elevation
551 m
Downhill elevation
0 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Highest point
1984 m
Lowest point
1433 m
Height difference
551 m


APT Valli di Sole, Peio e Rabbi


We recommend you take some time to admire the charm of the Malghet Lakes, surrounded by larches and conifers dusted with snow, and the now frozen crystal-clear water of the gems nestled in the rocks.

Safety information

The stability of the snowpack is subject to sudden and unpredictable changes. Always consult the avalanche bulletin (on or other available sites for your area) and gather detailed information about the current weather conditions from the Alpine Guides Office of Val di Sole. The GPX tracks are purely indicative of the route but should not be followed without a prior assessment of the slopes at the time of the excursion.

From January 1st, 2022, it is mandatory for ALL skiers to have insurance coverage that includes liability for damages or injuries caused to third parties. The revision of the mountain safety code requires all minors to wear helmets and prohibits skiers from consuming alcohol.


The excursion starts from Marilleva 1400, near Residence Artuick. From here, you follow the signs to the Ponte Alto area and then reach the Malghet Lakes with an elevation gain of about 600 meters. The route is not challenging and has a total length of approximately 7.7 kilometers. For the descent, you follow the same route in reverse.

Public transportation

You can reach Marilleva 1400 by taking the TRENTO - MALE' - MEZZANA train (download the departure and return schedules) to Mezzana, and then the Trentino Trasporti bus service MALÈ - MEZZANA - MARILLEVA 1400 to Marilleva 1400 (download the departure and return schedules).

How to get there

Travel along SS42 and at the village of Mezzana, at the roundabout, take the second exit and follow the road with its hairpin turns until you reach Marilleva 1400.
For all ski mountaineering excursions, it is recommended to have suitable clothing even in case of sudden drops in temperature. It is necessary to wear technical clothing that does not get wet when in contact with snow (such as Gore-Tex), gloves, hat, sunglasses, and protective sunscreen.

It is mandatory to carry the self-rescue kit consisting of Artva-Shovel-Probe (which can be rented if necessary, see the stores where it can be rented here). It is also advisable to wear a helmet (for minors, wearing a helmet is mandatory) or other active protection systems (e.g., backpacks with ABS-Airbag systems).

In the case of hard or icy snow, the use of crampons is recommended.

Caution in the mountains