The end of the last ice age saw the extinction of large mammals and their replacement with deer, sheep (mouflon) and even smaller sized mammals (hares, rabbits).
Almost everywhere in Lombardy there are traces (microliths) of human presence, up to mountain areas above 2,000 meters.
The man is still along the mountain pastures.
Worthy of reporting and and worth visiting just for the scenic and historic aspects (on nearby Pizzo San Matteo at 3678 m above sea level at the end of first World War there was the highest share battle in the history and the fallen are still buried in the ice) is the Gavia Pass (2652m above sea level) where it was found a Mesolithic bivouac dated between 8000 and 6000 B.C.


The pitch, with two local shelters (Berni and Bonetta) is easily accessible from Bormio, S. Caterina Valfurva or Ponte di Legno, full of pleasant holiday resorts with many hotels