Deleguaggio Lakes

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Deleguaggio Lakes

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A circular route to Deleguaggio lakes

From Premana to Premaniga and Cortese crest. Going down the opposite side you reach Lago di Sopra (“Upper Lake”) and Lago di Sotto (“Lower Lake”), then the mountain pasture of Deleguaggio. Challenging itinerary with some equipped stretches. Linked itineraries: Pizzo Alto and Mount Legnone.

Distance and difference in level

Premana – Cortese crest – Deleguaggio lakes – Deleguaggio – Premana. Ascent: 1440 m. Length: 11,4 km. Difficulty level: EE.

Premana - Descol, Pezzapraa
Starting from the top of Premana (from Sant’Antonio Church or from via Martiri di Cefalonia) you can choose to follow either the agro-forestry-pastoral road or the path; both of them pass by some pastures: Descol, Pezzapraa, Mosnich are small groups of buildings which used to host the livestock during winter. descol premana

rural buildings at Descol with Pizzo Tre Signori in the background


La Casine at Pezzapraa

Pezzapraa - Premaniga
Going on after Pezzapraa, in a few minutes you reach a small chapel and then the mountain pasture of Premaniga, one of the biggest ones. Promanighe premana  
Premaniga - Cortese Crest
The route –the same which goes up to Pizzo Alto – continues on a steeper and more technical path up to Cortese crest (2200 m a.s.l.) cresta cortese premana

Cortese Crest

Cortese crest- Deleguaggio Lakes – Alpe Deleguaggio
Going down the opposite side, the path takes you to the Deleguaggio lakes: Lago di Sopra (“Upper lake”) and Lago di Sotto (“Lower lake”), separated from an equipped and technical stretch. The path continues down to Deleguaggio and then to Premana.

Lago di sopra - DeleguaggioLago di Sopra (“Upper lake”)


Deleguaggio premana