Via Ferrata Civetta Dolomites: The Great Traverse

The longest Via Ferrata of the Dolomites is absolutely the “Via Ferrata Costantini” at the Mojazza peak, and the most impressive (only a bit shorter) is some kilometres north: the “Via Ferrata degli Alleghesi” at the Civetta Peak.
The combination via Ferrata Civetta is a perfect target for strong hikers in good physical conditions. Don’t miss the opportunity to climbing the via Ferratas Costantini and Alleghesi in a sequence on three days trekking hut to hut, it will be a unique experience on great walls of the Dolomites!
Basically you need have the level of training for about 10 hrs of walking per day, then if you have a basic experience with the scrambling on the rock is sure good, and last…..you will be impressed for the incredible expositions in great altitude of these walls!
This combination of via ferratas is the hardest of the Dolomites. Logically is possible to do it only with good weather forecast…..
Are you ready? We can begin discuss about it……

FIRST STEP

As first step: read the general info sheets linked in this page on the right bar and learn the territory to understand the geography of the Dolomites mountain areas and the entity of your transfers with the map here below (click the map to dowload it in PDF format):

SECOND STEP

As second step: learn the local map of this modular Via Ferrata trek (click the map here below to dowload it in PDF format):

 

THE DAY BEFORE (your arrive)

Via Ferrata Dolomites: Bolzano panorama

Depending where you arrive, generally you will land in the airport of Venice or Milan or Bergamo or Innsbruck or Munich or..... it's indifferent! I will suggest you the best logistical system to arrive in Bolzano. train, bus, or taxi.
When you will arrive in Bolzano we have a preparative briefing at the reception of your hotel on the evening. In this half hour meeting we will check all aspect of the next days tour.

 

Via Ferrata Civetta DAY1

Via Ferrata degli Alleghesi – Civetta

Approximate time: 8-10 hrs – Ascent: 1440 m. – Grade: medium

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 3

We start very early from Bolzano, at 05.30 (yes you have read right… 05.30) and we travel to Alleghe in two hours by car. I park my car in the town and we take the cableways of Alleghe to arrive at the Col dei Baldi, here begin our “long day”. In about 2.30 – 3 hrs of hiking we arrive at the beging of the Via Ferrata degli Alleghesi” ,that we climb in about 5-6 hrs to the top of the Civetta peak (3220 m.), along the infinite north crest. Then with one hour of scrambling we descent on the east side to Rifugio Torrani (2601 m.) where we overnight.

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 9

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 6

Rifugio Torrani, for his particullar position, is one of the best place of the Dolomites to enjoy the sunset on the evening and sunshine early on the morning!

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 2

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 1

 

Via Ferrata Civetta DAY2

Via Ferrata Attilio Tissi – Civetta

Approximate time: 10 hrs – Descent: 1570 Ascent: 451 m. – Grade: medium/difficult

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 8

The second day is a long transfert from the Civetta area to the Mojazza area. To do it we descent immediately the “not easy” Via Ferrata Attilio Tissi to access at the “Van de le Sasse”, a internal rock plateau on the south side of the Civetta. We traverse it in south direction to circumnavigate the Mojazza area troughd the Forcella da Camp and arrive finally to Rifugio Carestiato.

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 7

 

Via Ferrata Civetta DAY3

Via Ferrata Costantini Mojazza

Approximate time: 10-12 hrs – Ascent: about 1044 m. – Grade: difficult

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 4

The long last day is dedicated at the “longest via ferrata of the Dolomites”: the Via Ferrata Costantini at the Cima Mojazza south. A second particullarity of this great target is the technical difficult…. really not easy in some points….. for a so long via ferrata! Don’t worry… if you are overlived until here you will have good possibility to overlive at the “Great Ferrata Costantini” and go back at home to tell a unique experience on “the big walls of the Dolomites”!

Via Ferrata Dolomites Civetta 5

 

Via Ferrata Civetta DAY4

Return at Bolzano

The last day we descent at the Duran pass, then with local bus or taxi (extra cost) go to Agordo. We take a short visit of this amazing mountain town in venetian style, and then continue with the local bus to Alleghe to take my car and drive back in Bolzano. A great ending of a unique experiance!

 

PRICES FOR ALL INCLUSIVE SERVICE (*)

The best policy for pricing is clarity and flexibility. Are you agree?
For this reason here below you find a extended explanation of the prices in one single sheet, based at the number of days (X days) and at the number of persons (X Pers.)
Under the sheet you find elenced what is included in every price (accommodations, transfers, etc.).
Every price is consider per single PERSON based at the composition of the single GROUP that do the reservation, not at the final number of participant of the group.
At the moment of reservation you can ask to have a personal trek (without others participants) or to accept other potential participants.
The mountain guide can lead until 6 persons. If the guide combine more persons/groups together it will apply at every unity of reservation 20 Euro discount for every day.
Choose your preferred combination of via ferrata trek here below:

(*) WHAT INCLUDED EVERY ALL INCLUSIVE PRICE?

- My personal help for your vacation and travel logistics before and after the trek.
(this is a unique and valuable service: you can ask for help to best arrange any aspect of your vacation in Italy. A great help!)
- Full time mountain guide service during the reserved days.
- Transportation during the trek.
with my car which holds a maximum of 6 people plus me, or other local transport like buses. (cableways are not included)
- The nights of lodging in the rifugios during the trek, with half board.
HB = bed + breakfast + dinner. (lunch and beverages are not included)
- 2 nights of lodging in Bolzano at a Bed-and-Breakfast, one night before and one after the trek.
B&B = bed and breakfast. (lunch, dinner, and beverages are not included).
- All technical gear for climbing, as you need.
helmet, harness, crampons, kit for via ferrata, protective gloves for via ferrata, ice axe, trekking poles, etc.

Note: How reduce the costs?
If you are independent with your rental car and don't use the overnights in Bolzano the night before and/or after the tour, the prices are reduced proportionally at your requests.

 

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