Passo del Vivione

Passo del Vivione

Passo del Vivione is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.827m (5,994ft) above the sea level, linking Schilpario in Val di Sclave with Paisco Loveno in Val Camonica, Italy. 

This road is usually closed for snow from December to May but it can be closed anytime when the access is not cleared of snow. Heavy snowfalls can sometimes block some sections of the road and can be extremely dangerous due to frequent patches of ice. Conditions can change quickly and be harsh. Road closures can be frequent, so check conditions before traveling to this area.

There are 3 possible routes to get this pass. Starting from Forno Allione, the ascent is 20 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.328 meters. The average percentage is 6.6 %. Starting from Dezzo di Scalve, the ascent is 20.96 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.073 meters. The average percentage is 5.1 %. And starting from Dezzo di Scalve - via Azzone, the ascent is 21.22 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.078 meters. The average percentage is 5.1 %.
The road traversing the pass, SS294, was built during World War I to supply troops in the nearby Adamello. The surface of the road is asphalt, and chains or snow tyres can be required troughout the year. The speed is limited to 30 km/h, due its dangerousity.

 

 

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