3-days trek along the paths of Val di Fassa, from refuge to refuge, with one overnight stay in hotel. From 22nd September to 7th October, price per person 209 Euro
Free arrival. Medium-level trek with two nights in mountain hut and one in hotel. For well-trained people, mountain wear is strongly recommended. Transfer, lift/bus tickets, local tourist tax not included.
Start: Vigo di Fassa
Arrival: Rifugio Antermoia
Along the path: Rifugio Gardeccia; Rifugio Stella Alpina Spitz Piaz; Rifugio Vajolet; Rifugio Passo Principe
Time: 5/6 hours; Difficulty: medium; Length: about 10 km; Highest point: 2,770 m; Max. ascent level difference: 772 m; Max. descent level difference: 273 m
Description of the stage: from Vigo di Fassa take the cable car up to Ciampedìe (1,998 m), which offers a magnificent view of the entire Vajolet Valley and the Dolomites of Val di Fassa. From here on path no. 540 you will get to the basin of Gardeccia. Continue on path no. 546 until you find the Vajolet (2,243 m) and Preuss (2,248 m) refuges, with a view of the legendary Torri del Vajolet and the eastern wall of the Catinaccio. This is the heart of one of the best known Alpine climbing areas of all times, where the exploits of mountaineering pioneers such as Paul Preuss and Tita Piaz have become staff of legends. The itinerary continues north along path no. 584 which first shows the Val del Vajolet and then ends up in a steep stretch which takes to the Refuge Passo Principe (2,597 m). As you walk, the Catinaccio d’Antermoia mountain (3,002 m) becomes increasingly imposing. From the Principe pass and refuge go up on path no. 584 until the Antermoia Pass (2,770 m) to then flank the western slope of the Catinaccio d’Antermoia. Shortly after the pass, you will reach the Antermoia Refuge (2,497 m), where is foreseen the overnight stay. This is the heart of the Val di Fassa Dolomites, the valley of Antermoia with its lake, dominated by the magnificent view of the western wall of the Catinaccio d’Antermoia.
Start: Rifugio Antermoia
Arrival: Rifugio Sasso Piatto
Time: 4/5 hours; Difficulty: medium; Length: about 11 km; Highest point: 2,516 m; Max. ascent level difference: 300 m; Max. descent level difference: 497 m
Description of the stage: from the Antermoia Refuge, the path joins trail no. 580, which descends to the left in steep curves towards the Dona Pass (2,516 m) and then the Ciaréjoles Pass (2,282 m). Turn left into path no. 555 and then no. 532 in order to descend into the Val Duron and then keep going up until the Duron Pass (2,204 m). From the slope of the Val Duron you will follow path no. 4-594 along the Siusi crest, where a number of saddles along the way also open spectacular views of the Alpe di Siusi and the Odle from the opposite slope. Continuing on path no. 4-594 you will reach Refuge Sasso Piatto (2,300 m), where is foreseen the overnight stay.
Start: Rifugio Sasso Piatto.
Arrival: Col Rodella
Along the path: Rifugio Salei; Rifugio Carlo Valentini; Rifugio Friedrich August; Rifugio Des Alpes; Rifugio Col Rodella
Time: 4/5 hours; Difficulty: medium; Length: about 13 km; Highest point: 2,516 m; Max. ascent level difference: 220 m; Max. descent level difference: 120 m
Description of the stage: from Refuge Sasso Piatto follow paths no. 527, no. 526 and no. 526A, reaching first the "Piz di Uridl", then the catchment basin of the Sassolungo and afterwards the grassy saddle of "Piz Ciaulonch" that will lead to a labyrinth of rocks. From Refuge Comici (2,154 m) take path no. 526C to a wide easy track through the "Città dei Sassi" (City of Stones). After this, walk in order to reach Passo Sella (2,180 m) and then continue towards Col Rodella, (2,400 m) following first path no. 557 and then path no. 529. From Col Rodella take the cable car down to Campitello di Fassa and from here the bus to Vigo di Fassa (Trentino Trasporti Bus Line).
Tourist Board Val di Fassa - Booking office
Piaza de Comun, 7
38036 Pozza di Fassa (TN)
Phone: +39 0462 609666
Fax: +39 0462 763717