You can start either at the arrival station of the funicular or at our rifugio (car park available). You first will walk along the left lake shore before reaching the educational trail (yellow color) that goes through the woods. Starting from mid June the trail trough the woods should be snow free.
Walking time from our rifugio: approx. 2-2.30 hrs.
Walking time from the funicular station: approx. 3-3.5 hrs.
Example with the funicular ride:
09.50 Funicular departure
10:02 Funicular arrival in Piora, start of the walk on a paved road
10:30 Arrival at the Ritom lake
13:00 Arrival at the Rifugio, Lunch
14:00 Walk to the funicular station
14:30 Funicular departure
14:42 Funicular arrival in Piotta
Total time: 4.5 hrs.