BELLAGIO HALF SKY RACE ROUTE

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9.15 AM Piazza della chiesa di San Giacomo
Development: 14.5 Km
Difference: 940 mt d+
Maximum participants allowed: 400
Maximum quote: 1016 mt. Belvedere Monte Nuvolone

28.1 KM – 1850 mt D+

Route description:

The departure takes place on the Bellagio lakefront at 221 mt. asl. Follow the lakefront towards the historic center of Bellagio and take the Serbelloni climb to the upper part of the town, continue along the provincial road for 300m and take the steps leads up to Aureggio, continue going down to Taronico and, at the height of the avenue in front of Villa Giulia, take the stairway that leads to Suira (we are 2.0 km away), we return again on asphalt and, after 500m in the locality of the Perlo mills, go down a stretch and after the bridge after 200m take the mule track on the left (Itinerary n.1) which becomes a dirt road from the Begola locality to Brogno 550mt asl (water supply) and mineral salts).

Start the path n. 39, that going up in the wood, for the most part a chestnut grove that, in 2.5 km leads to the belvedere Nuvolone (980 mt slm).) In this point of the route the splendid sight on the promontory of Bellagio and on the Rhaetian Alps repays from the effort since here accomplished.

Continue for a short distance and then descend to 870 meters, in the short descent there is a technical stretch on limestone rocks, at the end of the stretch continue for 500 meters and you reach Roccolo where there will be a rich refreshment point with hot tea, mineral salts, water, fruit, sweets, coca cola.

Continue down the left through the woods and, passing through Gravedona through Sèler, they will return to Brogno and, retracing the path no. 1, the competitors will cross Cagnanica and upon reaching the old asylum of San Giovanni they will follow the 300m trail that will take them to the old canals of Guggiate. Melzi and, through a beautiful gravel path immersed in the autumn green of the park, will emerge on the Europa lakefront where the arrival is placed.

Refreshment points:

3 refrshment points are present:

  1. Localita’ Brogno ( n.2 refreshments – going and way back)
  2. Roccolo (n.2 refreshments – going and way back)

The provincial road will be closed to traffic only to ensure that the departure takes place in line at 9.00 am. The Bellagio associations, including: il gruppo Alpini di Bellagio, Moto club Bellagio, Proloco di Bellagio,
asd canyoning Bellagio, Le Aquile Civenna, Soccorso Alpino, Ambulance volunteers, 1 doctor in the finish area and Bellagio volunteers for a total of around 150 people.

Participation conditions:

All those who have a valid medical sports certificate issued by a sports medicine center can participate, subject to the signing of acknowledgment and acceptance of the regulation with consequent discharge of responsibility by the organizers.