FIRST DAY: FERRATE RA GUSELA E AVERAU
Departure from Cortina at 8:30 am and transfer to Passo Giau to start the tour with the easy Ferrata de Ra Gusela. We descend Mount Nuvolau to reach the Averau fork from where the ascent along the homonymous via ferrata begins. Both via ferratas are easy, and from the top of both peaks you have a 360 degree view of the surrounding Dolomite peaks. Then continue with an easy hike along the path around Averau to finally arrive at Col Gallina mountain hut for overnight stay.
Total walking time 6 hours – Difference in height 340 m
SECOND DAY: FERRATA FUSETTI E KAISERJAEGER
Departure from Col Gallina refuge at 8:30 am to the easy via ferrata of Sass de Stria. The ferrata Sottotenente Fusetti leads on the shoulder of Sass de Stria, and from there you can reach the summit of Sass de Stria (2477). Descending just before the Tre Sassi Fort, you will go across the valley to begin the climb to Monte Lagazuoi along the equipped Kaiserjäger path. Arrival at the top of the spectacular Monte Lagazuoi (2782 m) and overnight in rifugio Lagazuoi.
Total time 8 hours – Difference in height 900 m
THIRD DAY: CASTELLETTO E GROTTA DELLA TOFANA
Departure from the Lagazuoi mountain hut and descent to Travenanzes fork and Col dei Bos fork to reach Via Ferrata del Castelletto and Grotta della Tofana, natural cave at the foot of the imposing Tofana di Rozes wall. Then along the CAI 404 path you reach the Dibona Refuge for overnight stay.
Travel time 7 hours – Difference in height walking path 700 m – Difference in height via ferrata: 150 m
FOURTH DAY: RA PEGNA E SENTIERO ASTALDI
Departure from the refuge for the last and exciting day: climb towards the Duca d’Aosta hut, to climb along the via ferrata Ra Pegna, a beautiful itinerary that overlooks the famous Schuss della Tofana. Leaving the first via ferrata, continue along the Astaldi via ferrata, which crosses rocky layers of rare beauty and unusual colors.
Total time 5 hours – Difference in height 540 m
Thursday 2nd July
Thursday 16th July
Thursday 30th July
Thursday 27th August
Thursday 10th September
THE FEE INCLUDES
techincal equipment (helmet, harness, via ferrata kit)
overnight in mountain huts on a half board basis
Return taxi transfer from Cortina to beging of excursion and back.