Alta Badia is, due to its geographical position, the ideal starting point for some of the most beautiful climbs, hikes and “via ferrata” (iron paths ways) in the Dolomites.
Our suggestion: correct equipment, experience and knowledge of the mountain environment are important ingredients in order to enjoy a safe day out on a “via ferrata”. Before starting the tour, contact the refuge host or the local alpine guides about the state of each path.
Some suggestions and climbing paths in Alta Badia
|Ferrata Alpina Tridentina||Torre Exner/Gruppo del Sella||average||On the way to Gardena Pass, parking area on about 1956m – about 1 km from Colfosco
From the parking area just follow the easy path, descent through the Val Setus
|Ferrata Piz da Lec||Piz da Lec/Sella Group||average||You can reach the Kostner Alpine Hut, at about 2536 m starting from Corvara and taking the cableway Boè or the chairlift Vallon. You can also reach it by foot, through the Campolongo Pass, following the path n° 638.|
|Ferrata Vallon||Sasso delle Nove/Sella Group||average||You can reach the Kostner Alpine Hut, at about 2536 m starting from Corvara and taking the cableway Boè or the chairlift Vallon. You can also reach it by foot, through the Campolongo Pass, following the path n° 638.|
|Tru Dolomieu||Cima Cunturines/Fanis Group||easy||From Capanna Alpina take path no. 11 and cross Plan de Furcia to swiftly climb up to Col de Lòcia (2069m). Continue to Passo Tadega (2157m), where the path forks left (west) to lead up Vallon di Lavares towards Cunturines and Lavarella.|
If you want to experience the high mountains and the thrill of a Dolomites “via ferrata” we suggest you to contact one of the alpine guides operating in Alta Badia. The alpine guide is an expert in all questions of mountaineering and alpinism and above all he is an expert in safety and fun in the mountains.
The alpine guide / alpines skier is the only professional figure capable of accompanying people and teaching them about climbing on the high mountain terrain, or on the icy or rocky ground about alpine skiing. The training of the alpine guide skier and the carrying out of this profession is defined by law and the title is recognised internationally by all the nations that participate in the UIAGM (International Union of Mountain Guides). The attainment of the title of alpine guide skier is achieved by attending the appropriate courses, with the final examinations being very selective and only those extremely well prepared being likely to pass.
Alpine guides working in Alta Badia
|Alpine Guides Association Val Badia www.altabadiaguides.com||Tel. 0471 836898
| Marcello Cominetti
|Tel/fax 0436 7320 – Mobile 327 7105289
|Ingo Irsara||Mobile 328 8288649
|Kurt Walde||Mobile 335 213842
|Zanesco Diego||Tel. 0471 849290 – Mobile 348 7980870
5 good reason to try an excursion with an alpine guide:
• more security
• more fun
• greater chance of success
• more information about the surroundings, the flora and the fauna
• possibility of trekking off the beaten track.
Str. Pecëi 12
39030 Colfosco in Badia (BZ)