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Via Ferrata: Croda Rossa

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moderate
Distance 10.3 km
5:30 h
1,758 m
782 m

Meadows of the Croda Rossa – Costoni Croda Rossa - Croda Rossa Peak– Castelliere – Meadows of the Croda Rossa Description: an easy via ferrata with a few exposed places, all the path is good secured. The most part of the via ferrata is to hike and you have wonderful views. You can combine this via ferrata with the Strada degli Alpini (nr. 3) and/or the Ferrata Zandonella (nr. 2). Indications: red-white-red with the nr. 100, via ferrata red triangles, return to the Castelliere with nr. 15B Highlights: panorama from the Croda Rossa peak to the peak of the Tre Scarperi, Croda dei Toni, Cima Undici, Monte Popera Starting point: Meadows of the Croda Rossa (1914m). Duration: total 5 ¾ hours, ascent 3 ½ hours, descent 2 ¼ hours Diffrence of altitude: ca. 1000m

Only walkable if the current weather conditions are good. WARNING: The GPX data may differ from reality. For information your contact is the Alpinschule Sexten Drei Zinnen +39 0474 710375 info@alpinschule-dreizinnen.com

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Difficulty
A/B moderate
Stamina
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Highest point
2,905 m
Lowest point
1,766 m
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Coordinates:
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DMS
UTM
w3w 

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Meadows of the Croda Rossa – Costoni Croda Rossa - Croda Rossa Peak– Castelliere – Meadows of the Croda Rossa Description: an easy via ferrata with a few exposed places, all the path is good secured. The most part of the via ferrata is to hike and you have wonderful views. You can combine this via ferrata with the Strada degli Alpini (nr. 3) and/or the Ferrata Zandonella (nr. 2). Indications: red-white-red with the nr. 100, via ferrata red triangles, return to the Castelliere with nr. 15B Highlights: panorama from the Croda Rossa peak to the peak of the Tre Scarperi, Croda dei Toni, Cima Undici, Monte Popera Starting point: Meadows of the Croda Rossa (1914m). Duration: total 5 ¾ hours, ascent 3 ½ hours, descent 2 ¼ hours Diffrence of altitude: ca. 1000m

Only walkable if the current weather conditions are good. WARNING: The GPX data may differ from reality. For information your contact is the Alpinschule Sexten Drei Zinnen +39 0474 710375 info@alpinschule-dreizinnen.com

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Getting there

Croda Rossa

Coordinates

DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Via ferrata set
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
closed
Difficulty
A/B moderate
Distance
10.3 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
1,758 m
Descent
782 m

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