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Trekking to Devero lake / Codelago (lac d'co d'lag)

Devero plain - lake of Witches - Crampiolo

Parco Naturale Alpe Veglia e Alpe Devero

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length icon Length:
11.5 Km
time icon Our time:
2h30' walking
climb icon Total climb:
450 mt
height icon Min and max height:
1535 mt - 1865 mt
track ring icon Type of track:
ring track
surface icon Surface:
asphalt - trail
panorama icon Panorama:
mountains - lake
coverage icon Cell network coverage:
partial
winter icon travelled in winter:
no
bike icon travelled by bike:
no

In Ossola’s dialect “lac d’co d’lag”, that means the lake on a lake’s cape.
The Devero lake is an artificial basin made by a dam, which was built in 1908 and completed in 1924. The water of  d’Arbola torrent and some other minor creeks flows into this new lake which raised its level thus requiring a new levee with Forcoletta dam (the only dam in Val d’Ossola that was built with stuffed layers of earth).
The trail crosses the Natural Park of Veglia alp and Devero alp, passing through Devero plain and Crampiolo village, reaching the lake surrounded by larch trees. From this point the lake can be hiked all around in summer, and can be crossed in winter when it’s frozen (better with skis or snowshoes).


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