From Brite de Larieto to Mietres

A short hike, with little elevation gain, leading from renowned Brite de Larieto to Rifugio Mietres, at the foot of Mt Pomagagnon.


2.7 km


1 hours


139 m


9° max

The itinerary starts near Brite de Larieto. To reach the farm restaurant, drive along SR 48 to Passo tre Croci and, about 5 km from Cortina centre, turn left into a narrow road leading to the Brite.

Leave your car in the parking area before the pasturelands fencing, walk past the “gates” and take great care in closing them behind you so as to prevent cattle getting out.

Behind the farm restaurant, take the dirt road running uphill. Rather rough at the beginning, the road then continues along a level stretch and goes past a second gate which marks the border of the pasture lands. In about ten minutes, you reach the fork to Rifugio Mietres, visible a few hundred metres below.

If you feel like walking farther on, keep going along the level road skirting Mt Pomagagnon southern slopes. Return along the same way to descend to Rifugio Mietres and enjoy a well- deserved rest on its terrace where the spectacular view embraces all the valley below.

The way back is along the same route.

Rest stops: Rifugio Mietres: Ph. +39 334 720 3154 Brite de Larieto: Ph. +39 368 700 8083

Recommended period:

From May to October

Recommended clothing:

Confortable active wear and sports shoes. Rain jacket.

Minimum recommended age:


Route features:

Family friendly, Dog friendly







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Livelli di difficoltà

Facile: Itinerario su stradine, mulattiere o larghi sentieri. I percorsi generalmente non sono lunghi, non presentano alcun problema di orientamento e non richiedono un allenamento specifico se non quello tipico della passeggiata.

Medio: Itinerari su sentieri od evidenti tracce in terreno di vario genere (pascoli, detriti, pietraie…). Sono generalmente segnalati con vernice od ometti (pietre impilate a forma piramidale che permettono di individuare il percorso anche da lontano). Richiedono una sufficiente capacità di orientamento, allenamento alla camminata anche per qualche ora.

Difficile: Si tratta di itinerari generalmente segnalati, ma che implicano la capacità di muoversi su terreni particolari. Sentieri e tracce si trovano su terreni impervio e infido a quote relativamente elevate.

Intenso: Itinerari generalmente segnalati ma con qualche difficoltà: il terreno può essere costituito da pendii scivolosi di erba, misti di rocce ed erba, pietraie, lievi pendii innevati o anche singoli passaggi rocciosi di facile arrampicata (uso delle mani in alcuni punti). Richiedono una discreta conoscenza dall’ambiente alpino, passo sicuro ed assenza di vertigini. La preparazione fisica deve essere adeguata ad una giornata di cammino abbastanza continuo.

Estremo: Sentieri non sempre segnalati che richiedono un’ottima preparazione fisica e una profonda conoscenza dell’ambiente. Pendenze elevate e possibilità trovare tratti esposti.

Grading system

Easy: Along dirt roads, mule tracks or wide trails. The itineraries are generally not long, no orientation skills and specific training are required. Suitable for any reasonably fit person.

Medium: along trails or fairly visible paths on mixed terrain (pasturelands, debris, scree slopes). Generally marked with paint or cairns (a mound of rough stones built as a landmark, to find the way even from afar). Average orientation skills are required, adequate fitness level for few hours walk.

Difficult: though generally marked or signposted, the  itineraries require familiarity with any terrain. Trails and tracks runs on steep or treacherous terrain at higher elevations.

Severe: though generally marked, the itineraries feature some difficulties: slippery grassy slopes, combination of rocks and grassy patches, scree slopes, snowy patches, or easy rock climbing stretches (scrambling is required). Good knowledge of the mountain environment, sure-footedness, and a head for the heights. Adequate physical preparation for a long day walking.

Extreme: Often unmarked trails that require an excellent physical preparation and a deep knowledge of the environment. Steep terrain and exposed sections are likely to be found.

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