Leaving from PIANO PROVENZANA we catch up craters from which has
unleashed the most important eruption of the last decades on the north
side of the volcano.
We pass through the casting spilled from
this craters passing along the edges of the scroll channel of the
magma, deep canyon marked by the huge mass ok magma which has invaded
and partially destroyed the age-old pine forest “RAGABO”.
From here, we continue in the direction of the 1923 eruptive vents, and then we go towards “TIMPAROSSA” refuge.
TIMPAROSSA refuge, at 1793 m of altitude, we find the “CAVE OF
RASPBERRIES”, one of the longest scroll galleries of Etna mount.
have visited the cave, we continue in direction of CASERMA PITARRONE,
until arrive at RIFUGIO RAGABO, and then to Piano provenzana, final
destination of our excursion. Details
The path of this excursion is varied, it allow us to see pine forest, spectacular stretches of beech trees and lava flows.