Performance: hardware included
Dates: dates on request
Price: per person: 180 €
Number of participants: min. 3
Marmolada normal route:
The Marmolada is a mountain in northeastern Italy and the highest peak of the Dolomites. It lies between the borders of Trentino and Veneto. It hosts a glacier in the northern part. She is commonly called as Dolomitis Queen, because she is the highest peak with 3343 m.
The ridge is composed of several summits, decreasing in altitude from west to east: Punta Penia (3,343 m), Punta Rocca (3,309 m), Punta Ombretta (3,230 m), Monte Serauta (3,069 m), and Pizzo Serauta (3,035 m).
This is an alpine glacier tour with some large crevasses; You need crampons, Ice Tool, helmet, harnesses.
NEWS in the SUMMER SEASON 2023:
The Marmolada hut is closed! Therefore, the ascent is only possible as a 1-day tour or you sleep in the Contrin hut and make in a 2-day tour the West Ridge.
from Canazei you arrives the Fedaiapass at 2057 m. You pass the Fedaia lake on the the dam and after two curves you arrive the parking place.
Ascent to the Punta Penia – glacier Marmolada normal route:
Departure from the parking on path n° 606 to the refugio Pian dei Fiacconi at 2626 m.
After 30 minutes we’ll put on the crampons and iceaxt. Now we follow the glacier along some crevasses.
Because should not be underestimated!
On the middle part is a short via ferrata with a easy/medium difficulty.
On the summit there is a rest stop to eat and drink something. Good physical condition is essential. Glacier hiking with rope, crampon and ice axe!!
Total time ascent: 4 1/2 – 5 hours, 1300 meters in ascent.
along on the same route to the valley.
Total time descent: 3 1/2 hours; ↓1300 meters in descent.
Only for very strong climbers! Total hiking time: 8 – 9 hours, start at 5.30am, 1300 meters in ascent/descent!