Fixed rope route "Gianni Aglio & Tofana di Mezzo"

Tofana di Mezzo, 3244 m

  • Difficulty: very difficult
  • Valuation of the tour: complex route
  • Details of the via ferrata: 45% steel rope, 5% ladders, 20% exposed path, 30% path
  • Duration: ca. 3 ½ hours
  • Ascent: 780 m of altitude
  • Descent: 50 m of altitude (Summit – Top station cable car, ca. 10 minutes)
  • Time of appraoch: ca. 1 ¼ hours
  • Time on the via ferrata: ca. 2 hours – 380m of altitude
  • Descent: Descent with the cable-car to Cortina
  • Position: South

Difficulty and general information:
Who loves long, alpine ascents has to do this ferrata.

Starting point:
We go to Cortina to the cable-car „Freccia nel cielo“ and we go up to the Station Ra Valles (2470m).

Time of approach:
From the station (signs) we follow the red-white marked way to the crossing of Sentiero Olivieri. Further in the same direction to the crossing Punta Anna. On a path to the right (Sign Cima) over the gravel slope (red points) further to the first ladder.

From the summit over the way to the top station (restaurant- no accomodation) of the cable car „Freccia nel cielo“.

Fixed rope route"Gianni Aglio & Tofana di Mezzo" in the Ampezzo Dolomites | Hotel Alpenblick

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