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3 Day Mountain Trek in Dolomites

Catinaccio Mountain Group | Trentino Altoadige

CATINACCIO ROSENGARTEN 3 DAY HIKING TOUR

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As you are organizing you Italian adventure there are several great short treks that gives you the experience of the Dolomites.  This Three Day Hiking Tour at upper altitude through one of the Dolomites most spectular landscapes, the Catinaccio and Rosengarten group is part of the UNESCO hertiage site.  With towering formations, mountain lakes, floria, and panaromic views this is one our favorite short treks in the area.  

HOW TO GET TO THE START POINT FOR THIS TREK?

DEPARTURE POINT: Pozza di Fassa, there is a bus up to rifugio Gardeccia:

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: EE, mountain trails

CATINACCIO HIKING TOUR ROUTE NOTES

DAY 1 - From Pera di Fass to Rifugio Passo Principe 2600 meters a.s.l.

  • Elevation: 1079 meters gain, 427 meters in descent
  • Time to walk: 4 hours 30 mintues
  • Route: You can arrive to Pera di Fassa by regional bus.  From here hike the trail up to Rifugio Gardeccia (1949 meters a.s.l.). Then to Ciampedie 1998 meters a.sl., to Vail delle Feide and through Passo Delle Zigolade 2561 meters a.s.l.. After the Pass you will head to Rifugio Vijolet e Preuss 2243 meters a.s.l. and end the day at Rifugio Passo Principe 2600 meters a.s.l.

DAY 2 - From Rifugio Passo Principe 2600 meters a.s.l. to Rifugio Gardeccia 1949 meters a.sl.

  • Elevation: 1063 meters gain, 1811 meters in descent
  • Time to Walk: 7 hours
  • Route: Rifugio Passo Principe to Passo Antermola 2769 meters a.sl., then to Rifugio Antermola 2496 meters a.s.l. After this point walk to Rifugio Alpe di Tires 2440 meters a.s.l., then through Passo Molignon 2604 meters a.s.l. the last section of the day is over to Busa del Principe 2350 meters a.s.l. then to Rifugio Passo Principe 2600 meters a.s.l. and ending at Rifugio Gardeccia 1949 meters a.s.l.

DAY 3 - From Rifugio Gardeccia to Rifugio Gardeccia 1949 meters a.s.l. returning to Pozza di Vigo by bus.

  • Elevation: 939 meters gain, 648 meters in descent.
  • Time to Walk: 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Route: From Rifugio Gardeccia 1949 meters a.s.l. over to Passo Coronelle 2630 meters a.s.l. then to Rifugio Coronelle (Rosengartenhutte) 2339 meters a.s.l. then to Rifugio Roda di Vael 2280 meters a.s.l. to Ciampedie 1998 meters a.s.l. ending at Rifugio Gardeccia.

RIFUGIO'S ON THE CANTICCIO HIKING TOUR

RIFUGIO PASSO PRINCIPE 2600 meters a.s.l., Private owner, Telephone 3339291302, info@rifugiopassoprincipe.com
RIFUGIO GARDECCIA 1949 meters a.s.l., Private owner, Telephone 3357432677, rifugio@gardeccia.it

 

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