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San Fruttuoso - Mulino Del Gassetta

Intermediate

Trail

2.4 mile 3.8 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,167' 356 m
Descent: -327' -100 m
High: 1,034' 315 m
Low: 1' 0 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 79% (38°)

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Trail shared by Vikram Sahney

A rustic path winding up and above the sea from the nice beach at San Fruttuoso.

Vikram Sahney

Features Birding · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers

Please ensure you practice leave no trace principles and pack out all your waste!

Description

Miss the last ferry from San Fruttuoso back to your hotel or looking for another great hike to extend the day? This is it! This trail quickly ascends up from San Fruttuoso back up under the cover of the forest before peaking out high above offering sweeping views of the sea. The trail is mostly rugged singletrack.

Flora & Fauna

Blackberry bushes, walnut flowers, and mint can be found. Listen for the call of finches.

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in Portofino

#129

in Italy

#28,558

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Continuing the high traverse towards Portofino
Sep 25, 2017 near Portofino, IT
Ah... the sea views!
Sep 25, 2017 near Portofino, IT
Looking down at the outer part of the San Fruttuoso bay - a great reward for the climb!
Sep 25, 2017 near Portofino, IT
Looking back across the bay to the guard tower at San Fruttuoso
Sep 25, 2017 near Portofino, IT
The view of San Fruttuoso from the guard tower. The smooth stone beach has very clear water and great swimming, perfect after a nice day on the trails.
Sep 25, 2017 near Portofino, IT
Ascending the switchbacks in the cover of shade trees
Sep 25, 2017 near Portofino, IT

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