Fanes Waterfalls, deep canyons and amazing gorges

Bridge over Rio Fanes

The Fanes waterfalls, canyons and streams This extremely panoramic and spectacular trip winds its way through deep canyons and gorges to the confluence of the Fanes, Travenenzes and Ra Vales valleys north of Cortina linking up hugely impressive sites in landscape and hydro-geological terms. The two walks underneath the Fanes waterfalls are truly spectacular. The …

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Via Ferrata del Vajont, the Ferrata della Memoria

Ferrata della Memoria - Vajont

Via ferrata del Vajont, a different way to remember the Vajont disaster Via Ferrata della Memoria, also referred to as Via Ferrata del Vajont, is a new via ferrata based on an idea by Fabio Bristot, a member of the Bellunese Dolomites Mountain Rescue squad who wanted to remember the Vajont tragedy through this new …

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Via ferrata Ra Bujela

Via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari

Via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari up Ra Bujela To the delight of all via ferrata lovers, the Cortina Mountain Guides have recently equipped a new ferrata up Ra Bujela, the northernmost of the two rocky towers in the Tofana group. The chairlift that leads from the Duca Aosta hut to the Pomedes hut passes …

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Sentiero Olivieri

Mountain goats.

Olivieri path, an equipped “Sentiero” from Pomedes to Ra Valles Olivieri path (Sentiero Olivieri) is a nice equipped path facilities that joins Rifugio Pomedes (2303 m) with rifugio Ra Valles (2470 m). It is important to not confuse the Sentiero Olivieri with the similar sounding Via ferrata Giuseppe Olivieri, as the latter is an challenging …

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An original cave on Tofana

Grotta di Tofana entrance

The Tofana grotto on the lower bastion of the Tofana di Rozes During the mid-half of latter century the GTofana grotto was a highly popular outing with visiting tourists, now though it is has fallen into disuse. I believe though that the walk and ferrata remains a highly interesting outing, above all in spring when …

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