This is a basin (“catino” = “cadin”) of rocks and debris enclosed by the Vette Nere to the east and the Creton dell'Arco to the west. To the south in its upper part a high altitude and narrow slot, the so-called Forca Alta di Culzei, brings it into contact with the val Pesarina (using the via ferrata dei 50)
This varied itinerary, sunny and not particularly strenuous, leads to one of the most secluded and unjustifiably less visited mountains of Sappada. The goal is really unusual, some small patches of grassland, debris and Cyclopean (Mycenean)-style squared-off blocks in the middle and upper sections of the route and all surrounded by amazing rock structures, especially to the west, where the yellow, overhanging walls are reminiscent of the most famous peaks of the Dolomites. Up here, peace and uncontaminated nature reign. Once you leave the path n. 317 that goes to the dell’Arco pass, there is no longer any marked trail and a certain sense of direction is required. On the return, especially when visibility is poor, the walker need to be extremely careful in identifying the exit point from the Cadin (keeping an isolated larch as a reference point).
Updated: June 16, 2020
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