The Sibillini Traverse

  • Mt Sibilla  - © Flickr user Marcel Oosterwijk
  • Mt Sibilla - © Pixabay user beats4bits
  • Mt Sibilla  - © Wikimedia Diego Antolini
  • Gola dell"infernaccio seen from Mount Sibilla - © Pamoramio user tony_57
  • Vallelunga(Monti Sibillini) - © Wikipedia FedeGrad

Key information: The Sibillini Traverse

  • A thrilling traverse of this, at times, airy ridge, bagging three main summits on the way.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating87
  • Beauty34
  • Natural interest16
  • Human interest4
  • Charisma33
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating87

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 18km
  • 6hrs
  • Maximum Altitude: 2,233m
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

Mt Sibilla - © Pixabay user beats4bits


This east-west traverse of the heart of the northern part of the Sibillini NP follows a thrilling ridge, bagging three of the Sibillinis’ main peaks (Sibilla, Cima Vallelunga and Monte Porche (2,233m)) plus six other summits over 2,000m.

The centerpiece of the ridge is a 4km-long, airy, ­narrow spine, which is not generally unpleasantly exposed, although a short stretch near Monte Sibilla merits metal cables.

This is a return walk to/from the Rifugio Sibilla above Montemonaco in the east. 18km/6 hours+ for the whole route.

Those who aren’t up to the full return ridge walk will still be hugely rewarded by climbing Monte Sibilla.

Stunning wildflowers in Spring.

See our Sibillini page for more general and practical information and photos.

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Any person who is considering undertaking this walk should do careful research and make their own assessment of the risks, dangers and possible problems involved. They should also go to “Important information” for further important information.

Gola dell'infernaccio seen from Mount Sibilla - © Pamoramio user tony_57

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Vallelunga(Monti Sibillini) - © Wikipedia FedeGrad...

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