Fixed rope rout "Giuseppe Olivieri"

Punta Anna, 2731 m and Doss de Tofana, 2840 m

  • Difficult: very difficult
  • Valuation of the tour: medium complexe
  • Details of the via ferrata: 89% steep rope, 2% exposed path;
  • Way to Punta Anna-Doss de Tofana: 65% steel rope, 35% exposed path
  • Duration: ca. 4 hours
  • Ascent and descent: 540m of altitude
  • Time of approach: ca. ½ hour
  • Time on the via ferrata: ca. 1½ hours – 300 m of altitude; Punta Anna – Doss de Tofana: ca. ½ hour – 100 m of altitude
  • Descent: ca. 1¾ hours
  • Position: South

Difficulty and general information:
Exposed climbing, which requires a lot of arm-power.

Starting point:
From Falzarego-Pass in direction Cortina, passing the street to Cinque Torri (left side). Further until the crossing with a small forest way (sign Rifugio Duca d’Aosta). At the next crossing we turn right on a graveled road (sign) and further to Rifugio Duca d’Aosta.

From the top station of the cable car (sign) over a steep path to the rocks of Punta Anna and further to the start of the via ferrata.

At Doss de Tofana the ways divide (Marking Ra Valles or „cima“ – Tofana di Mezzo). We go down to the Cable Car- Middle station. Over the path (ropes and ladders) we go back to Rifugio Pomedes.


Fixed rope route "Giuseppe Olivieri" in the Ampezzo Dolomites | Hotel Alpenblick

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