(Please note, you will not reach Rifugio Genova on the shortcut version of this walk. Please see your route notes and maps for more information if you wish to take this option.)
Set off on foot from Longiaru with a steep climb to the flanks of Monte Putia, which stands out above the others in Val Badia.
Descend back to La Valle-Wengen through the Seres Valley, where you’ll see a succession of ancient watermills. Take the direct bus back to La Valle.