Colverde Refuge

Rifugio Colverde is a high mountain hut at an elevation of 1.970m (6,463ft) above the sea level, located in the Trentino province, northern Italy. The average gradient is brutal: 23.33%.

Rifugio Colverde
Rifugio Colverde

Located in the Primiero valley, in the Dolomites mountain range, the road to the summit is unpaved. It’s a chairlift service road pretty steep, with some sections up to 30%. It’s pretty rough. High winds blow here all year long.

This dirt-track in the woods is pretty steep. Starting from the parking lot at Via Passo Rolle, in San Martino di Castrozza, the ascent is 2.00 km (1.25 mi) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 466 meters. The average gradient is 23.33%.