Day 1 :
Meeting at Forno di Zoldo (840m) - Transfer to Paso Duran (1601m) – Time to start the hike to Rifugio Bruto Carestiato (1834m) right next the south face of the Moiazza.
Duration : 30 '
Day 2 :
Rifugio Carestiato - Forcella del Camp (1933m) - Col d'Ors (1823m) – Rifugio Vazzoler (1714m) - Forcella del Col Reàn (2107m) - Rifugio A. Sonino al Coldai (2132m) - Stage contouring the Moiazza and Civetta ranges
Duration : 7h
Day 3 :
Rifugio Coldai - Via Ferrata Degli Alleghesi a la Civetta (3220m) and descent to Rifugio Torrani (2984m) - Breathtaking views from the Ferrata
Duration : 6h
Day 4 :
Rifugio Torrani (2984m) - Rifugio Coldai (2132m) – Descent to Pala Favera - Rifugio Venezia (1946m) located by the huge block of Pelmo (3168m)
Duration : 5h
Day 5 :
Rifugio Venezia (1946m) - Pelmo (3168m) - Rifugio Venezia (1946m) Recovery stop to then climb the Forcella Val d'Arcia (2476m) and get down to hotel/Rifugio Staulanza (1766m)
Duration : 8h
Day 6 :
Calm stage between alpine meadows, passing by the Rifugio Città di Fiume (1918m) and the Forcella Ambrizzola (2277m), always north on the Alta Vía nº1 to the idyllic Palmieri Hut in Croda da Lago (2046m)
Duration : 4h
Day 7 :
Croda da Lago (2046m) - Río Fuozàrgo (1500m) by Val Negra and Val Forman - View to the south face of the distinctive Tofana de Rozes (3225m) - Rifugio Giussani (2580m)
Duration : 5h
Day 8 :
Refugio Guissani (2580m) -Tofana de Rozes (3225m) - Stunning 360º view - Descent to Cortina d'Ampezzo on our last afternoon in the Dolomites - Well deserved rest at hotel
Duration : 6h
Day 9 :
Breakfast at Cortina d'Ampezzo’s hotel and transfer to Treviso airport.
- 8 nights at hotel/hut depending on program
- AIEGM/AEGM mountain guide services
- Reservations management service
- Transfer from Forno di Zoldo to the starting point of the hike and from the Tofana to Cortina d’Ampezzo.
- Travelling to Forno di Zoldo
- Transfers from airport to Forno di Zoldo and from Cortina to the airport
- Any other required transfer in case of unexpected program change
- Extra snacks and beverages during the stages
- Single room supplements at hotels
- Individual required equipment
- Each group member taking part in the program is required to possess an at date license issued by the Mountaineering Federation or a mountain accident insurance, valid in the Alps.
- Trekking is an extraordinary pass time but it involves risks. Each member of this journey takes full responsibility of what could happen.
- The mountain guide reserves the right to modify the program depending on weather conditions, group factor or any other cause that in his opinion may be decisive.
Backpack 35-40 l.
Backpack rain cover
2 screw-lock carabiners
Silk sleeping back
Long sleeve thermal shirt
Medium thickness socks + spare
Sun cream factor 50+
Lip balm factor 50+
Medicines for personal use
First aid kit
Emergency isothermal blanket
Snacks (chocolates, cereal bars, dry nuts,...)
Water Bottle 1,5 L
Watch / altimeter
TSE (European Health Card)
For the outdoor activity that you plan to be successful it is very important that it accommodates to your level, both physical and technical. Here we present some guidelines so that you can get an idea of what your level is according to the programs we propose. However, we recommend reaching to us so we can help you personally and adapt the program to your conditions.
- 1 = Beginner. No previous trekking experience. Has only hike on flat terrain and well-marked trails.
- 2 = Starter. Occasional hiker with experience on single-day treks. Accustomed to walk on varied terrain and across scree slopes.
- 3 = Intermediate. Occasional hiker with experience on single and multi-day treks. Accustomed to walk on varied terrain where it may be necessary to cross a scree slope, a névé or to scramble.
- 4 = Advanced. Regularly hikes and climbs in the mountains. Experience on multi-day routes. Capable of walking on rough terrain, across scree slopes, up on steep hillsides and traversing névés. Ability on unstable terrain (gravel, rock blocks) is required.
- 5 = Very advanced. Frequently hikes and climbs in the mountains. Experience on multi-day routes spending the night in a hut or a tent. Skilled on rough terrain: scree slopes, steep hillsides, névés and glaciers. Basic knowledge of rope work.
- 1 = Able to walk for 3 hours and 600 meters elevation gain carrying a light backpack of about 5 kg.
- 2 = Able to hike in the mountains for 4 to 5 hours and 800 meters elevation gain with a backpack of about 5 kg.
- 3 = Able to hike in the mountains for 5 to 7 hours and 1000 meters elevation gain with a backpack of about 7 kg.
- 4 = Able to hike in the mountains for 8 hours and 1200 meters elevation with a backpack of about 8 kg, being in high altitude (over 4000m) intermittently.
- 5 = Able to hike in the mountains for 8 hours and 1500 meters elevation gain with a 10 kg backpack, being in high altitude (over 4000m) intermittently.