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Cesco Tomaselli Via Ferrata

 110,00

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Although not overly long, it is reputed to be one of the most beautiful and difficult Via Ferrata in the Dolomites. To underline, besides the great commitment, also the beauty of the landscape and the historical aspect of the theatre area of the First World War.

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Description

AREA

Dolomites – Fanes

PEAK

South Peak Fanes Sud – Via ferrata Cesco Tomaselli SW wall

SIDE

South West

ELEVATION

2980 m

DIFFICULTY

Very difficult

TOTAL TRAVEL TIME

6hrs

BEAUTY ITINERARY

4

TOTAL ELEVATION

500 m

FERRATA’S ELEVATION

300 m

PERIOD

From June to October (be aware of early or late snowfalls).

ATTENDANCE

High

EQUIPMENT

Usual equipment for Via Ferrata. In case of snow, take suitable equipment.

ACCESS

From Rifugio Lagazuoi go down to the fork of the Lagazuoi and continue to descend until you cross the path 20b. From there, cross the north-west ridge of the large Lagazuoi and then climb to the Forcella Granda, from here you reach the nearby bivouac Dalla Chiesa, located near the start of Via Ferrata.

DIFFICULTY DESCRIPTION

The overall commitment is respectable. The short initial crossing and the vertical wall leading to the summit ridge are passages that clearly indicate the level of preparation of the hiker.

ASCENT DESCRIPTION

Immediately after the vertical attack and once passed the smooth horizontal traverse (double rope) placed under a cliff, continue for vertical walls and exposed to the middle area of the part. You then move left for tracks, until a crossroads from where you continue to climb to the vertical right-hand lobbies (the left ropes lead to the Alta Val di Fanes). Upon reaching a small terrace you will face a series of walls that lead to the ridge from which, after a last vertical plaque, for easy rocks you reach the top.

DESCENT DESCRIPTION

You descend with fixed ropes along the easiest but steep, equipped route that runs north-east to the Selletta Fanis. Then you descend by scree to Forcella Gasser de Pot from which, with the 20b Trail, you reach the Travenanzes fork. From here, Mark 401, downhill to Falzarego pass. Alternatively, ascent to Rif. Lagazuoi and descent by cable car.

NOTES

Although not overly long, it is reputed to be one of the most beautiful and difficult ferrates in the Dolomites. To underline, besides the great commitment, also the beauty of the landscape and the historical aspect of the theatre area of the First World War.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

Alpine Guide’s advice

“The Tomaselli is rightly considered one of the most difficult Ferrata of the Dolomites. It is beautiful both for its perfect line and for the environment. Itinerary not to be underestimated with the first changes in autumnal temperature. An interesting variant leads to the Ledge Veronesi, an airy ledge that requires a firm step and concentration. For fans of history forced and without vertigo.”   Andrea Piccoliori

Additional information

Available Dates Summer 2021

16-Aug, 26-Aug, 03-sep, 21-Sep

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