GR 20, stage 13: Refuge d'Usciolu - Refuge d'Asinao

The 13th stage of the GR 20 trail starts in Refuge d'Usciolu (1750 m) and ends in Refuge d'Asinao (1530 m). The highest point is at Monte Incudine (2134 m), total ascent is 845 m, total descent is 1065 m. The route is 14.5 km long, average walking time is 8 hours when walked from d'Usciolu or about 30 minutes more in the opposite direction.


The basic route of the GR20 is marked in blue in the map below.

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  1. Col de Verde (1289 m)
  2. Refuge de Prati (1820 m)
  3. Refuge d'Usciolu (1750 m)
  4. Col de l'Agnonu (1600 m)
  5. Refuge di Pedinieddi (1623 m)
  6. Col de Luana (1805 m)
  7. Monte Incudine (2134 m)
  8. Refuge d'Asiano (1530 m)
  9. Refuge de Paliri (1055 m)

Points of interest

  1. Zicavo (750 m)
  2. Bergeries de Bassetta
  3. Platau de Coscione

Lodging and food

  • Refuge de la Bergerie de Bassetta (tel. 0495257420) offers lodging from 10.67€ and food.
  • Refuge d'Asinao offers 20 beds (8.38€/bed), a campground (3.05€/person) and basic food.
  • There are hotels, restaurants, a campsite and shops in the village of Zicavo.

Last modified on Tue, 2012-08-07 08:58