xterra DOLOMITI DI BRENTA TRAIL
21km - 1250m D+
XTERRA Trail Marathon Series was born in 2021, a calendar of races in the style of XTERRA;
Dolomiti di Brenta Trail, in the distance of 45 km, will be the only Italian event included in the program.
Ten races in the most beautiful places in the world, from China to the United States, up to Tahiti.
Ten events that add the atmosphere and the spirit of sharing to the beauty of the itinerary.
For fans and athletes XTERRA, one of the most popular sports communities, this new calendar of Trail Marathon events becomes a precious opportunity to explore and discover new destinations: the Brenta Dolomites could not be missing, whose path offers one extraordinary point of view and a unique experience in the heart of the most beautiful mountains.
Description of the route
The DBT 21k starts from the wonderful beach of Molveno Lake. Reach via Marocchi and follow it until the crossroads of path 326 just before ponte Romano.
Go up the path until you cross the forest road. Follow it up to malga Andalo (about 6 km distance and 522 m of elevation gain)
From Malga Andalo take path 332 up to 1560 meters altitude. Near the stretch of the ferrata turn to the new variant DBT K21 in light descent for about 100 meters until you cross path 319
which ascends to Rifugio Selvata ( 3Km distance 313 meters of elevation gain).
From rifugio Selvata go down through the path 340 to Croz dell’Altissimo Hut (2Km distance 180 meters of elevation gain).
From Croz dell’Altissimo Hut, take the path 340 to the junction with the path 340 bis “Sentiero delle Grotte” which ascends to the Montanara Refuge (4km distance – 418 meters of elevation gain).
Go down to Pradel (2km distance – 180 meters of elevation gain)
Pass the Pradel Hut 1359 m. and start to descend again in the direction of Andalo. After about hundred meters you will find signs indicating the direction of Malga Brugnol and Molveno.
Go down until you come out in the upper part of the town of Molveno. Go along Via Belvedere for about one hundred and fifty meters and take the pedestrian path to the right which will soon lead you to the departure point of the Pradel cable car.
Now carefully cross the main road and go down along via Garibaldi up to the center up to Piazza S. Carlo, where there is the church.
Now turn left and go down the pedestrian path to the bridge that separates Lake Molveno from Lake Bior. Stay on the left of the main road and go down to the edge of the lake. Turn right to go under the road.
Now just run along the magnificent lakeside, cross the bridge over the Massó stream and reach the finish area (4 Km distance – 520 meters of elevation gain)
TOTAL 21 KM C.A. – ABOUT 1250 OF ELEVATION GAIN