We offer here a sporting holiday, which gives prominence to high-altitude trails, with a bonus via ferrata to punctuate this beautiful trip.
Crossing the desert plateau of Sella, climbing up in the grandiose valleys of Puez, Veronesi via ferrata, high valley of Tofane, night in a small refuge lost in Tre Cime ... No need to have been an ibex in a previous life to enjoy the extraordinary landscapes of these so strange mountains !
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Guided tour 6 days: 1040 € / person
Option extra via ferrata on day 6: 75 € / person (to pay to the guide on the spot)
Do not includes :
The fare is all inclusive from meeting point to dispersion point.
Meeting at 1pm in Cortina, then transfer to the starting point of the hike at Passo Capolongo (plan to have lunch before).
BEC DE ROCES - GRUPPE SELLA
The hike starts between pastures and forests. Climb to the refuge along the curious needles of Bec de Roces. Night in a refuge at the foot of Piz Boé (3152m) without luggage.
2.5 hour walk / Elevation: + 620 m
HIGH PLATEAU OF SELLA - PASSO GARDENA
Departure from the refuge for the climb of Piz Boé (3152m). Short descent to reach the highlands of Sella. A few passages with cables enable to reach Pisciadiu refuge and its lake. Going down to Passo Gardena. Night in dormitory refuge, with luggage.
6 to 7 hour walk / Elevation: + 800 m - 1150 m
PUEZ MOUNTAINS - VALLEY OF JUEL
Climb to the Col de Cier between the amazing Pizes towers. Crossing the Somalfucia Pass and going to the Puez hut, along the Langental Grand Canyon. Descent through the beautiful and wild valley of Juel, then to Villa Stern. Short transfer to Armentarola village. The last effort to climb up to a pretty refuge for a night at the foot of Piz Lagazuoi. Night in a cozy refuge, in a room from 4 to 6 people, with luggage.
7 hour walk / Elevation: + 870 m - 1350 m
FORCELLA DI LECH - LAGAZUOI - TOFANE
Depending on the weather, departure for forcella di Lech, amazing landscape at the heart of Fanes massif. Follows a beautiful trail and via ferrata Veronesi crossing the entire massif. Descent to gran Forcella pass and crossing to Tofane. (If the weather is not so good, the via ferrata is postponed to the last day and the group goes to Tofane by Lagazuoi mountain). A last climb gives access to the lost refuge at 2500m high, at the heart of this stony massif. Night in a refuge, in small dormitories from 4 to 6 people, in an exceptional landscape, but without luggage.
6 to 7 hour walk / Elevation: + 1300 m - 700 m
TRE DITA - VAL TARAVENANZES - TRE CIME
From the refuge it is possible to climb to Tre Dita (2694m) for the view and the atmosphere! Returning to the refuge and departure for Travenanzes valley. Descent via a passage with cables after which one we encounter again the mungos pines and the forest. Then via Fanes waterfall and going down to the car park. Transfer to Auronzo with access to luggages. Climb to the refuge at the heart of Tre Cime, for a last night in the surrealist landscape of Fiscalino, in dormitory and without luggage.
5.30 hour walk / Elevation: + 380 m - 1300 m
1.30 hour walk / Elevation: +/- 120 m for Tre Dita
TRE CIME AND PATERNO - CORTINA
Descent to Locatelli hut, facing the famous Tre Cime at the foot of via ferrata Innerkofler. A highlight of this journey at the heart of these stone mountains ! (This via ferrata is planed if the one on day 4 has not taken place, it can also be chosen as an option with an extra cost). Going back by the Collerena passes, then Lavaredo. Going down to Auronzo and bus transfer to Cortina d'Ampezzo.
2.30 hour walk / Elevation: + 150 m - 380 m
3.30 hour walk / Elevation: +/- 350 m
End point around 3:00pm in Cortina d’Ampezzo.
The itinerary is established according to the latest information available,unknown factors or situations beyond our control can occur affecting this itinerary and may change the route, timings etc.
Elevation: +/- 1000 m on average per day
Walking time: 6 to 7 hours a day
Type of hike: mountain route on trails, often stony, with steep or vertiginous passages, secured by cables.
Number of participants between 6 and 12 people supervised by a qualified professional guide and a mountain guide for via ferrata.
5 nights in refuges in a dormitory or a multiple room.
Please provide a sleeping bag liner and a pillowcase.
Two blankets or a duvet per person are provided in each accommodation.
Breakfasts and dinners are served in accommodations.
For lunch, your guide prepares a picnic usually composed of various salads and regional products.
Tabacco map 07 Alta Badia Arabba - Marmolada (1/25000)
Tabacco map 03 Cortina d'Ampezzo (1/25000)
Tabacco map 10 Dolomiti di Sesto (1/25000)
Meeting point at 1pm in front of Cortina d’Ampezzo bus station for a transfer to the start of the trek.
Paris - Milan - Venice, bus to Cortina d'Ampezzo
More info : en.oui.sncf / 3635
Bus transfert Venise - Cortina - Valparola - Armentarola
Cortina Express : +39 0436867350
Paris - Zurich - Innsbruck - Bolzano - Valparola
Lyon - Milan - Trento - Bolzano - Valparola
End point saturday around 3:00pm in Cortina d'Ampezzo.
Cortina d'Ampezzo Tourist Office: http://www.cortina-tourism.com
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If you are late please contact the agency as soon as possible on: +33 (0)4 50 79 09 16 or +33 (0)6 42 49 76 07
Bring a comfortable backpack of 30 to 40 litres for your personal belongings for the day (warm clothes, waterproofs, water, plate and cutlery for your picnic, sunscreen and your identity papers) and please keep a little room to carry a picnic and snacks.
Your baggage will be transported daily between accommodation by our logistics vehicle. You are allowed 1 soft, sports type bag with all your possessions inside, no heavier than 12kg. Your bag has to be carried everyday by the the driver to refuges, which access is not always easy ! Luggage which is too big and too heavy won't be accepted by the drivers !
If you wish to prolong your holiday, we can safely hold another bag for you which you may leave with us at the departure point and it will be deposited at the end point with your other baggage.