This relatively short stage goes along the Appennines ridge and is constantly over 1600 m. touching Monte Soraggio, Le Porraie, to be tackle very carefully, Monte Romecchio and Monte Ravandaia. once reached the Focerella the route joins the CAI path no. 633/v reaching Lago Bargetana and finally the CAI mountain hut “C. Battisti”.

On the Tuscan side, from Focerella you will soon reach the mountain hut “La Foce”.

From here Airone 3 signposts (yellow and blue) is a nice variant and it reaches the Natural Park of Orecchiella where it is possible to sleep at the mountain hut Isera or reach the village of Corfino. From here it is possible to get a bus to Castelnuovo di Garfagnana.

Overnight stay:
Mountain hut CAI Cesare Battisti tel +39 (0)522 897497 (opening June – September, winter place always open)
Mountain hut La Foce +39 340 2333806 (opening July – August)

Nearby Overnight stay:
Rifugio Isera – Parco dell’Orecchiella tel +39 333 6431313

Walking Time: 5 hrs
Lenght: 12 km
Elevation gain:
↑ Uphill 350 m
↓ Downhill 322 m
Difficulty: Medium level