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Ascent of the Sasso Piatto

Alpine tour · Val Gardena Dolomites
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Distance 18.1 km
6:30 h
1,000 m
1,500 m
2,950 m
1,625 m

The Sasso Piatto il situated between Val Gardena and the Altopiano dello Sciliar in proximity of the Sassolungo. Thanks to its inclination of 30° the Sasso Piatto is scalable from the south side, nevertheless a bit of condition is required.

Difficulty
IVdifficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,950 m
Lowest point
1,625 m

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.509359, 11.756458
DMS
46°30'33.7"N 11°45'23.2"E
UTM
32T 711467 5154335
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Turn-by-turn directions

Starting point is Passo Sella, which you can reach by bus or by car. The trail runs along the the known Friedrich-August-Trail, marking 4/594 to the refuge Sasso Piatto 2297m. From there you turn right ascending the serpentine trail n. 527 to the summit. Bevor you reach it you turn on the left on the path which ascending hikers have partly blurred to the final passage to the middle summit of the Sasso Piatto. Return back to the Sasso Piatto refuge and further on to the Zallinger refuge to Monte Pana and S. Cristina.

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Getting there

The starting point is Passo Sella. You can reach Passo Sella by public bus (line 471), by taking the cablecar Piz Setëur and the chairlift Gran Paradiso from Plan de Gralba or by private car (chargeable car park).

Coordinates

DD
46.509359, 11.756458
DMS
46°30'33.7"N 11°45'23.2"E
UTM
32T 711467 5154335
w3w 
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Difficulty
IVdifficult
Distance
18.1 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
1,000 m
Descent
1,500 m
Highest point
2,950 m
Lowest point
1,625 m

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