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Canazei – Val Duron – Val Dona

Val di Fassa
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Informationen zur Tour Canazei – Val Duron – Val Dona

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    4:00 h
  • Distance
    23.7km
  • Altitude
    1080 m
  • Altitude
    1080 m
  • Max. height
    2300 m
At a first glance this tour presents the same sort of vertical metres that are achieved on an average tour; however, the hike-a-bike sections and trails are tough and will impact and affect both physical strength and riding skills.

Directions

These challenging sections are the price paid to enjoy the peace- ful solitude of the Val Dona. the route requires a good deal of concentration. the Rifugio Dona rewards all efforts with a natural spectacle and plenty of good, healthy food. Afterward, there are still 300 vertical metres to Passo ciaregole and a challenging downhill section in the Val Duron waiting. on the other hand the ride along the valley to the Rifugio Micheluzzi is smooth and easy, with the Sassolungo group to the north and the catinaccio to the west. From the refuge the descent back down into the valley is a steep downhill adventure.

Itinerary description

MtB route n. 211 (sign-posted). Set off from the water park in canazei ➊ 1440 m. Keep on the right bank of the river Avisio and head toward the crossing ➋, stay to left to get to a ➌, turn right and carry on the valley path up to a dead end ➍, stay to the left here, and continue to the “col Rodella“ cable car valley station ➎ 1410 m. From here follow the directions to campitello, to the roundabout ➏, then cross the SS 48 road and get to the cross- ing in the village centre ➐. turn right here and ride up to Pian ➑ 1540 m. continue on a gentle climb to the fork ➒, then turn right and proceed to the Rifugio Micheluzzi on a steep downhill (with a few short hike-a-bike sections) ➓ 1860 m. Descend from here to the river, where there are two short hike-a-bike sections, ⓫ + ⓬, and continue up to the fork ⓭. A steep climb commences to the right in order to get to the Rifugio Dona ⓮ 2100 m. on an initially moderate and later increasingly steep climb follow the Val di Dona and arrive at the fork ⓯, proceed straight ahead to the crossing ⓰, then turn right, and navigate another short hike- a-bike section to get to the highest point of the route the Passo ciaregole ⓱ 2280 m. From here a challenging descent leads to the road access ⓲; keeping to the right, descend the Val Duron and eventually arrive at the Rifugio Lino Brach ⓳ 1870 m. Pass the Rifugio Micheluzzi and head straight to the next fork ➒; continue straight ahead on a steep downhill to campitello di Fassa; cross the SS 48, arrive at the col Rodella cable car station and return on the valley road back to the starting point, canazei.

Starting point

Canazei, water centre Dolaondes, 1440 m

Target point

Canazei, water centre Dolaondes, 1440 m

Parking

Canazei, water centre Dolaondes

Public transportation

Directions

A) Val di Fassa-Fassatal or Val di Fiemme-Fleimstal, Canazei
B) passo Costalunga-Karerpass or passo Sella-Sellajoch, Canazei 

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