The wild and steep road to Laghetto di Campaccio

Laghetto di Campaccio is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.314m (7,591ft) above the sea level, located in the Province of Sondrio, in the Lombardy region of Italy.

Laghetto di Campaccio

Where is Laghetto di Campaccio?

The alpine lake is set high in the northern part of the country, in the Livigno Range, a mountain range in the Alps of eastern Switzerland and northern Italy, around the Italian village of Livigno, to the east of Cima Piazzi.

How long is the road to Laghetto di Campaccio?

The road to the lake is entirely unpaved, very narrow and with steep sections, through 12 hairpin turns. Starting from Monte, the road is 4.2 km (2.60 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 654 m and the average gradient is a brutal 15.57%.
Pic:Stefano Fossati