Climber’s heart, what else is there to be desired! Majestic Dolomite peaks, unique via ferratas in the Dolomites, a comfortable Alpine hut with good beds and excellent cuisine!
From our Rifugio Sasso Piatto you start to the most beautiful via ferratas in the Dolomites. Via ferratas
Tip: Ferrata Oskar Schuster on Sassopiatto
|Oskar Schuster Steig > via Sassopiatto||demanding|
|Ferrata Maximilian > via Denti di Terrarossa||medium difficulty|
|Ferrata Laurenzi > via Molignon||challenging|
|Alpine climbing: many popular Alpine tours around Sassopiatto and Sassolungo. Small rock for sports climbing: 5 tours of 6 meters each||Difficulty 5-7|
Medium difficult via ferrata. Rather long day tour.
Passo Sella > 1.5 hrs. on foot or by cable car to Forcella del Sassolungo > 1 hr. Rifugio Vicenza-
climb 2 hours Sassopiatto summit > 1 hr. Rifugio Sasso Piatto > 2 hrs. Passo Sella Start
- Passo Sella
- Campitello in Val di Fassa by train to Col Rodella
- Monte Pana in Val Gardena to Rifugio Vicenza Description:
Climb: On path 525 to Forcella del Sassolungo (2681 m) or by train. From there it is a one hour downhill walk to Rifugio Vicenza (2253 m). Continue south-westwards through the Conca del Sassopiatto. Here, the Ferrata Oskar Schuster begins.
The climb goes through steep ravines, stacks and steps. The last part takes you to the most difficult stretch, a virtually vertical rock face secured only by tightropes. After that it’s not far across the ridge to the summit and the end of the via ferrata.
Descent: On the normal path from the summit one hour to Rifugio Sasso Piatto (2300m).
Sentiero Friedrich August (no. 557) takes you back to Passo Sella. Climbing tips around Rifugio Sasso Piatto:
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