Bergamo Alps

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Bergamo Alps
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Panorama of the Bergamo Alps from Val Seriana
Highest point
Peak Pizzo di Coca
Elevation 3,052 m (10,013 ft)
Coordinates 46°05′N 09°47′E / 46.083°N 9.783°E / 46.083; 9.783
Geography
Country Italy
State/Province Lombardy
Range coordinates 46°N 10°E / 46°N 10°E / 46; 10Coordinates: 46°N 10°E / 46°N 10°E / 46; 10
Parent range Bergamasque Alps and Prealps
Borders on
Geology
Orogeny Alpine orogeny

The Bergamo Alps (also: Bergamasque Alps; Italian: Prealpi Orobie) are a mountain range in the Italian Alps which forms part of the Central Eastern Alps. They are located in northern Lombardy and named after the city Bergamo, south of the mountains.

Peaks[edit]

Pizzo Recastello in winter

The main peaks of the Bergamo Alps are:

Peak Elevation
(m) (ft)
Pizzo di Coca 3,052 10,014
Pizzo di Scais 3,040 9,974
Pizzo di Redorta 3,037 9,964
Pizzo del Diavolo 2,915 9,564
Pizzo Recastello 2,888 9,475
Monte Gleno 2,883 9,459
Pizzo Tornello 2,688 8,819
Corno Stella 2,620 8,596
Monte Legnone 2,610 8,563
Pizzo dei Tre Signori 2,554 8,380
Monte Toro 2,524 8,281
Pizzo del Becco 2,507 8,225

Passes[edit]

Tartano pass

The main mountain passes of the Bergamo Alps are:

Pass Location Type Elevation (m/ft)
Passo di Val Morta or del Diavolo Valle Seriana to Sondrio foot path 2,601 8,534
Passo di Venina Valle Brembana to Sondrio foot path 2,433 7,983
Passo del Serio Valle Seriana to Sondrio foot path 2,419 7937
Passo del Venerocolo Val di Scalve to Aprica bridle path 2,315 7,595
Passo di Dordona Valle Brembana to Sondrio foot path 2,080 6,824
Passo San Marco Bergamo to Morbegno road 1,985 6,513
Passo del Vivione Val di Scalve to Edolo road 1,819 5,968
Passo della Presolana Clusone to the Val di Scalve road 1,286 4,219
Aprica Pass Edolo to Sondrio road 1,181 3,875
Passo di Tartano Valleve to Tartano foot path 2,108 6,425

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