Fixed rope route "Sentiero attrezzato Giuseppe Olivieri"

Tofana di Mezzo – stazione Ra Valles, 2470 m
Ampezzaner Dolomites

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Valuation of the tour: easy
  • Details of the via ferrata: 60 % steel rope and two iron ladders, 40 % path and exposed path
  • Duration: ca. 2 ¾ hours
  • Ascent and descent: 380m of altitude
  • Time of approach: ca. ½ hour
  • Time on the via ferrata: ca. 2 hours – 270m of altitude
  • Time of descent: ca. 120m of altitude ( ¼ hour) to the station Ra Valles, Descent with the cable car
  • Position: South

Starting point:
We go to Dobbiaco and turn left in the direction of Cortina until Lacedel, where we turn left in the direction „Cable car station Col Druscié/Ristorante Pié Tofana. We go on to the ground station of the cable-car Duca-d’Aosta and up to the hut. From Rifugio Duca d’Aosta we go with the cable-car to Rifugio Pomedes (2203m).

From Rifugio Pomedes we turn right, crossing the gravel fields to the north-west to the start of the via ferrata.

We return on the same way or go down with the cable car from Ra Valles to the station Col Druscié.

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