Le Bratte path

S. Pietro di Corteno Golgi – Colonia trail

An easy itinerary that is suitable for everyone, leading through fir and larch forests, which does not present any particular difficulties. Start from the Baradello lift ticket office and reach the  Baradello Apres Ski; continue alongside the Superpanoramica piste until you reach a path that branches off and continues adjacent to the slope. Continue along the easy ascent, past several mountain lodges. The path leads eastwards, where after a few turns, you'll ascend all the way up to “Bratte basse”.

This last stretch offers beautiful panoramic views of Aprica and the Pian di Gembro Nature Reserve as well as of Monte Padrio. At the crossroads go left, on the right the path intersects with the Baradello superpanoramica and gently descends into a thick spruce forest, all the way to Colonia Bustese. From here remove your show shoes and go along Via Valeriana to return to the departure point of the Baradello lifts.


Normal equipment for excursions in the snow, snowshoes, poles or shoe chains.

Useful services: 
Support points: 

Baradello Apres Ski cell. 345 8500172.

Agriturismo Al Comù cell. 347 4680782


The route in brief

  • Length: 3.5 km
  • Altitude at departure: 1160 m asl
  • Altitude at arrival: 1140 m asl
  • Maximum altitude: 1400 m asl
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Alla partenza degli impianti Après Ski Bradello



  • always use correct equipment and clothing 

  • evaluate your physical conditions as well as those of whoever is walking with you

  • carefully consider the conditions of terrain

  • observe and avoid variations in weather conditions

  • consider daylight hours and consider journey completion times

  • enthusiasm should never compromise necessary prudence