Lago Verde

difficulty: facile duration: 1 ora starting altitude: 2600m arrival altitude: 2723m

It is a walk also suitable for children, continue along path n ° 4, towards Monte Croce.

After a 20-minute walk you reach the Croce lakes, continuing along the route you climb the grassy slope that leads to Colle Croce from which you can admire the Matterhorn and the majestic Monte Rosa massif; after 10 minutes of descent you arrive at the spectacular Lago Verde.

It is an emerald green lake with reddish shores and magical shades; in 1927 it was rated at least 15 meters deep on the southern side; according to the Regional Environmental Protection Agency, it has an area of 4980 m² and derives from glacial excavation.

It appears to be devoid of fauna and vegetation, but it is a place much loved by ibex who often go to rest near the Green Lake.


The Lago Verde with the Matterhorn in the background, climbing to Monte Croce.


The Lago Verde on a rainy day.


The lake seen from the path that leads to Roisetta.




The green lake at the foot of Monte Croce.



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The recommended

Grand Tournalin 3380 mt

Bec di Nana 3010 mt

Becca Trécare 3033 mt

Piccolo Tournalin 3207 mt

Monte Croce 2894 mt

Monte Roisetta 3334 mt

Lago Verde 2723m