From Magnodeno mountain in Lecco you can admire an extraordinary panorama on Lecco, Lake Como, Lakes Briantei and surrounding mountains.
Departure: Lecco, Piazzale della funivia Arrival: Magnodeno mountain
Reach the cable car station for Piani d’Erna and then take the path on the right, which offers different itineraries, among these the one to Resegone and Piani d’Erna.
Walk along the paved road for some hundreds meters, then take the mule-track going on until a fork signing on the right Campo dei Boi. Turn right and continue walking, overpassing a niche with the Virgin Mary and crossing a wooden bridge over a creek. In few minutes you arrive to a fork with a visible iron gate. Turn right and go on along the path reaching Campo dei Boi.
Here a sign show you two itineraries to reach Magnodeno mountain. Overpass the houses following the path becoming smaller and smaller until to find a sign for Magnodeno on path n. 25A. Cross the “educational path” and enter into a beeches and birches woods. Rising along the path you can admire extraordinary views on the Grigne, Resegone and the town of Lecco and the eastern branch of Lake Como.
After a couple of easy rated walking hours you are at the top of Magnodeno. You need to use chains in the very last part of the path, before you can take a rest and relax enjoying marvelous panoramas all around you.
There is a full open bivouac where stay.
Cover’s image by Adriano Valsecchi