Among the largest and most impressive waterfalls in the Alps: a 400 m water wall under the Lobbia Glacier that will leave you speechless.

One of the greatest wonders of the Alps: a 400 m wall of water. It comes down bright and impetuous making a great noise. It is the Mataròt Waterfall: one of the most beautiful waterfalls of the Genova valley. From here, climbing towards 3000 metres, the view is exciting: the water flows between endless expanses of ice and giant rock pyramids. Its immensity is surprising especially on the hottest days of July and August when the Lobbia Glacier remains completely uncovered by the white mantle of winter snow.

To reach the Mataròt valley, leave your car at the Malga Bèdole car park and take the road that leads to the Rifugio Bèdole. Arriving at Ponte delle Cambiali, a vertiginous wooden crossing on a deep gorge, go up the Val Genova on the left along a path with steps and in 20 minutes you reach Màndra Mataròt. Here is a beautiful expanse of ancient larches under the Lobbia glacier from which the impetuous waterfall of Mataròt comes down. It takes 40 minutes on foot to  arrive, then the trail rises vertiginous towards the 3000 m of Rifugio Lobbia Alta “Ai Caduti dell’Adamello”. Getting up here is truly a unique experience for high mountain lovers.

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