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Via Ferrata Monte Averau

PRICE PER PERSON € 90

This short path close to the Rif. Averau (2413m) is ideal for completing the classic Averau and Nuvolau tour or for a half-day excursion. From the top of the Averau tower, which dominates the panorama between Passo Falzarego and Passo Giau, the gaze pushes for a magnificent Horizon tour.

Description

AREA

Dolomiti – Nuvolau

PEAK

Averau

SIDE

North east

ELEVATION

2649 m

DIFFICULTY

Fasy

TOTAL TIME

2 hours

BEAUTY OF ITINERARY

3

TOTAL ELEVATION

500 m

FERRATA’S ELEVATION

100 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, provide suitable equipment.

ACCESS

From rifugio Averau follow the path that leads to the north. After a steep scree, you will find the starting point of the via ferrata, in correspondence of the northern gully of monte Averau.

DIFFICULTY DESCRIPTION

Short and not too difficult path. There are some vertical parts with steel cables. It is a good test to start with.

ASCENT DESCRIPTION

The passages are faced in rapid succession, including a chimney, which leads to the crest by stepped rocks. Then the equipped line proceeds for about 60 meters, successiverly the path comes out in the large basin, after that a short walk leads to nearby summit cross.

DESCENT DESCRIPTION

Trough the same path, back to rifugio Averau.

NOTE

This short via ferrata is often traveled toghether with via ferrata Ra Gusela to complete the loop of Nuvolau and Averau. From the summit there is a beautiful 360 degrees view on the surronding mountains:  Pelmo, Civetta, Antelao e Sorapis.

NEEDED EQUIPMENT

Alpine Guide’s advice

“Excellent starting point for the ones willing to start with this activity. The itinerary is also suitable for families with kids from the age of 7. It can be done in half a day.”   Carlo Alverà

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