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Stra' Granda Stage 3: Frazione Staffa - Passo del Monte Moro

Macugnaga (7,33 km)
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Highlights and tour details

From Staffa you continue in the direction of Pecetto but shortly after the Chiesa Vecchia (old church) you turn right and start climbing on a beautiful mule track to Alpe Bill. From here you continue with a long ascent until you reach Rifugio Gaspare Oberto-Paolo Maroli, located just before the Passo del Moro.

Tappe
Points of interest

Old linden tree and old church of Staffa, beautiful views of the east wall of Monte Rosa, Lake Smeralda, Wildlife Oasis of Macugnaga

Support points

The Oberto Maroli Refuge is located close to the arrival station of the cable car that climbs from the hamlet of Staffa, Macugnaga: using the cable car shortens the itinerary by one day. For times, check out www.macugnaga-monterosa.it. 

 

Accesso

By car: A8 motorway from Milan or A4 motorway from Torino and continuation on A26 motorway for Gravellona Toce. Continue on SS33 del Sempione to the Piedimulera exit. From Piedimulera SS 549 of Valle Anzasca goes up to Macugnaga Fraz. Staffa

Other information

Itinerary code: SGR
Phone coverage: Good
Recommended period: July - October
Historical interest: Yes
Access by public transport: Yes
Classification: Medium and low mountain provincial
Provinces crossed: Distretto dei Laghi

Notes on public transport
Train: from Milan with the Sempione FS international line as far as Domodossola. From Novara with the FS Novara-Domodossola line, stop at Piedimulera. From the station of Domodossola - Autolinee Comazzi. Lines: Domodossola-Macugnaga or Domodossola-Verbania. For timetables Tel. +39 0324 240333 www.comazzibus.com. From Staffa to Alpe Bill and Passo del Moro there is a cable car service. For timetables www.macugnaga-monterosa.it.
Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
Departure
Frazione Staffa
28876 Macugnaga (VB)
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola
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Arrival
Passo del Monte Moro
28876 Macugnaga (VB)
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola
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Links
http://www.sentieridelverbanocusioossola.it/itinerari/stra-granda/staffa-monte-moro-10-tappa.html
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