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Trek to the Croda del Becco Summit

Braies (Prags)
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Informationen zur Tour Trek to the Croda del Becco Summit

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  • Duration
    7:00 h
  • Distance
    13.9km
  • Altitude
    1400 m
  • Altitude
    1400 m
  • Max. height
    2808 m
Great hike for expert mountaineers between Ampezzo and Braies

Directions


From Lake Braies hotel (1,496 m, car park, see relevant hike) we take route 1, a steep path which begins on the south side, at the foot of the mountain face, and climbs steeply across the scree. We continue on route 1, through a dark gorge (Forno) leading up to the Sora Forno Col, with shop (2,380 m, 2.5 hours. The Rifugio Biella, 2,327 m, is just a few minutes away). From the col we take the route to the north, which goes up a steep zigzag path to the shoulder, equipped with fixed ropes in some exposed sections. From there the route across a wide rocky ridge on boulders and scree is easy all the way to the summit (2,810 m; 1.5 hours from the col). Take extra care coming back down on the same route.

Starting point

Lake Braies

Target point

Lake Braies

Parking

Car parks at Lake Braies

Public transportation

Take public transport from Brunico to Dobbiaco, and then the connection to the Val Casies. Walk down to the lake.

Directions

From Brunico head for San Candido, turn off at Monguelfo-Tesido and continue on the SP46 in the Val Casies to Lake Braies.

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