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Mountain huts

The essential logistical support for the Dolomiti di Brenta Trail is provided by the Brenta lodges that are encountered along the paths of the event.

Rifugio Graffer

The Graffer Lodge is located on Pian del Grostè at an altitude of 2,261 m above sea level in the ski area of Madonna di Campiglio. It is the reference lodge for the Northern Brenta and was named after one of the most talented climbers in the history of Dolomite mountaineering Giorgio Graffer. Owned by SAT, the Società Alpini Tridentini, it is managed by the Alpine Guide Roberto Manni: the lodge was recently renovated by S.A.T. and inaugurated in the summer of 1990, it is the cultural-mountaineering reference point for S.A.T. and the C.A.I. as a multipurpose facility, designed to also host refresher courses. It is open both in the summer season (20 June - 20 September) and in the winter season: it is also possible to contact the manager for off-season stages. It has a large restaurant room (also usable as a classroom), bar, 70 beds, outdoor bar and solarium.

Rifugio Tuckett

The Tuckett-Sella refuge is located at 2,272 m above sea level. It consists of two buildings: the eastern one (now used as an outbuilding) was built in 1905 by the SAT and called Quintino Sella lodge in honour of the founder of the Italian Alpine Club. The main building was erected the following year by the Deutscher und Österreichischer Alpenverein (German-Austrian Alpine Club), Berlin section, and was named after the British mountaineer Francis Fox Tuckett. The construction of two separate shelters, a year apart and less than twenty meters from each other testifies the nationalistic tensions between German-speaking mountaineers and Trentino mountaineers at the beginning of the twentieth century. The lodge is located at the foot of the Lower Castelletto di Vallesinella. It consists of two buildings, for a total of 112 beds. It is open from June 20 to September 20. It also has a winter room which is always open and has 8 beds. Its central position makes it a good starting point for many excursions and ascents, especially for those who reach the Dolomites from Madonna di Campiglio.


The Brentei Lodge (full name: Maria and Alberto Fossati Bellani al Brentei lodge) is located at 2,182 m above sea level ideally located in the centre of the hiking itineraries: not far from the vertical walls of Punte di Campiglio. The lodge is surrounded by Val dei Brentei, closed on the east by a rocky wall, flanked to the east by the north face of the Tosa peak, separated by the usually frozen Neri gully.

Rifugio Pedrotti

The lodges “Rifugi alla Tosa” and "T. Pedrotti" rise at 2,491 m. of altitude on a rocky leap at the bottom of the Brenta Bassa and in front of the Brenta Alta, a few meters from the Bocca di Brenta. It is an excellent starting point for all ascents to the central peaks. Its central position in fact constitutes an obligatory point of passage for all the crossings of the Brenta from south-east to north-west: it allows easy access to famous climbs and via ferrate, including the Via delle Bocchette. The old Tosa Refuge is located 30 meters lower, it was the first Brenta refuge, built by the S.A.T. Società Alpinisti Tridentini and has 35 beds, it is used as an outbuilding of Pedrotti during the summer season and a winter bivouac with 21 beds during the other seasons. From the Pedrotti refuge, crossings can be made directly with almost all the Group's lodges. The lodge has about 120 beds and is frequented by thousands of climbers and hikers in the summer. Since 2011 it has been managed by the Alpine Guide Franco Nicolini and his family.


The Croz dell'Altissimo refuge in Molveno (managed by the Spellini family) is located at an altitude of 1,480 meters above sea level in the heart of the Brenta Dolomites group and takes its name from the imposing peak above it. The paths connecting the Cime della Campa, the Val Flavona and Lake Tovel pass from the Croz Altissimo refuge. You can stop at the Croz dell'Altissimo refuge to taste the typical dishes of Trentino and by booking and checking availability is also possible to stay overnight.


On a green plateau, along the valley that leads from Molveno to the heart of the Brenta Dolomites, there is the Selvata refuge at an altitude of 1.630 metres, at the foot of the Massodi. The view of the Croz dell'Altissimo wall is impressive: 900 meters of vertical rock that challenged the strongest climbers in the early twentieth century. This Refuge can be the point of arrival for those who want to taste typical Trentino dishes in a relaxed environment or a (deserved) stop along the route of the pioneers of mountaineering who crossed the Bocca di Brenta in the second half of the 19th century.