RS Frangart dahinter kompletter Mendelkamm
RS Frangart dahinter kompletter Mendelkamm

Mendola Ridge

The 35 km long Mendola Ridge with its eponymous pass represents the natural border between South Tyrol and the Trentino.

The 35 km long Mendola Ridge (Mendelkamm, in German - Costiera della Mendola, in Italian) is part of the Nonsberg Group and stretches from the Palade Pass (1,518 m a.s.l.) above Lana to Mt. Macaion near Bolzano, where it makes a bend and traverses the south of South Tyrol with famous peaks such as Mt. Penegal, Mt. Roen and the Mendola Pass, the local mountain of Caldaro and popular holiday resort since the 19th century. One of the main characteristics of this mountain ridge is its steep face eastbound, while towards the Val di Non valley its decline is rather soft.

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  1. Bergner Kreuz
    RS Mendelkamm Gantkofel Bergner Kreuz

    Bergner Kreuz

    The 1,779 m high peak of Mt. Bergner Kreuz close to Mt. Macaion offers a stunning…
  2. Mount Favogna
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    Mount Favogna

    Mt. Favogna above Magré is connected to the Mendola Ridge by the 1,563 m high Sella…
  3. Mount Macaion
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    Mount Macaion

    The summit of Mt. Macaion (1,866 m a.s.l.) above Appiano represents the…
  4. Mount Col di Sotto
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    Mount Col di Sotto

    The 1,650 m high Mt. Col di Sotto is located close to Mt. La Cerva, between the…
  5. Small Penegal
    RS kleiner Penegal von Kaltern RD

    Small Penegal

    The Small Penegal (1,554 m a.s.l.) is a popular viewpoint which rises close to Mt.…
  6. Mount Lira
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    Mount Lira

    The panoramic mountain called Monte Lira, or Lawinenspitze in German (Avalanche…
  7. Mendola Pass
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    Mendola Pass

    The 1,363 m high Mendola Pass, or simply Mt. Mendola, represents the deepest…
  8. Mount La Cerva
    RS aussicht auf kaltern und mendelkamm

    Mount La Cerva

    Mt. La Cerva (1,856 m a.s.l.) rises high above Caldaro, along the trail between the…
  9. Mount Penegal
    RS Berge Mendelkamm Penegal

    Mount Penegal

    Mt. Penegal (1,737 m a.s.l.), one of the most famous peaks of the Mendola Ridge,…
  10. Mount Roen
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    Mount Roen

    Mt. Roen (2,116 m a.s.l.) on the border between South Tyrol and the Trentino is the…
  11. Mount Testa Nera
    RS schwarzer kopf mendelgebirge mit gipfelkreuz

    Mount Testa Nera

    South of the Rif. Oltradige al Roen mountain hut, there is another viewpoint in the…
  12. Mount Corno di Tres
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    Mount Corno di Tres

    Mt. Corno di Tres (1,817 m a.s.l.) high above Favogna represents the highest point…

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