A pleasant level road through the forest takes you from Lake Pianozes to Socol village


5.3 km


1-2 hours


156 m


7° max

The hike starts at Lago Pianozes, that can be easily reached by car along the narrow paved forest road that from Campo village ascends toward Malga Federa.

Park the car at Chalet Lago Pianozes, a great rest stop, especially loved by children who can play around the lake.

On the opposite shore of the lake an enchanting trail, with gentle ups and downs, runs through the forest above the Boite water course. Cross the bridge over the last stretch of Ru de Federa and leisurely continue for 1 km. On your right, you will see a sheltered panoramic viewpoint over the Boite riverbed. From this point, right above the Socol village, we suggest returning to Pianozes along the same way. Those who want to walk farther on may descend as low as the river bed and even continue along the picturesque forest road toward San Vito di Cadore, all along the water course.

Rest Stop: Chalet lago Pianozes: Ph. +39 0436 5601

Recommended period:

From May to October

Recommended clothing:

Comfortable active wear and sport/trekking shoes. Rain jacket.

Minimum recommended age:

6 years

Route features:

Family friendly, Dog friendly







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Our offers:

At Snow Service you find all the gear that you may need to experience the mountain with your family.

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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Snow Service does not organize tours nor offers guiding services. We only suggest the safest and easiest itineraries you can enjoy with our products.