Mountain hut Barone
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The stone walled and roofed hut is well insulated and heating is solar powered. It has a wood- and gas-fired kitchen with running water. The dormitories are equipped with mattresses and blankets in the old part of the hut; the new second floor offers the convenience of 35 modern beds.
Access route from Sonogno 4h40 (experienced hikers). from Prato Sornico via the “Bocchetta di Campala” and Soveltra hut.
Traverses to Alp Sponda across “passo Barone” (2582 m) 4 h, to Cógnora hut via “Passo Piatto” (experienced hikers) 5 h.
Excursions Lake Barone and Porchieirsc – descent to Prato Sornico via the “ bocchetta di Campala” and Soveltra hut (2323 m) VAV.
Climbs Pizzo Barone (hikers) – Pizzo Campioni – Pizzo Scinghino – Corona di Redorta – Pizzo Campala – Pizzo Madas.
Natural attractions Lake Barone and Porchieirsc
A large herd of ibexes, or wild mountain goats, has inhabited the area on and around the Pizzo Barone for several years.
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