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Excursion around the Sassolungo

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Map / Excursion around the Sassolungo
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medium
13.4 km
4:00 h
431 m
431 m

The sassolungo rapresents the Val Gardena and it's one of the importantes mountains here in the surroundings. Climbing up the forcella you will get a fantastic view of the mountains which sourrounds us. Walking up until the forcella you will apreciate the astouning view of  the Sella and the Marmolada. You have a lot of possibilities to walk there around and also for climbers there are no limits.

 

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2681 m
2180 m

Turn-by-turn directions

You will reach by public transport or by car the bottom of the Sassolungo (Passo Sella). From here, one of the oldest gondolas in Val Gardena will take you to the top of the forcella of the Sassolungo to the Toni Demetz refuge at 2685 meters above the sea level. The path up to that point can be covered on foot (about 1 hour). With a little luck you can observe marmots. At the top you could experience the Dolomites in there whole splendor and enjoy the wonderful view. The walk takes you through the rocks to the refuge Vicenza. The path 526 leads you back to the starting point again. The path leads past the refuge Comici, by the Stone City where climbers can be observed in the first experiments. Alternatively, a path from the refuge Vicenza goes towards Monte Pana (path 525) from where you can easily reach the center of Santa Cristina.

Getting there

With the bus or the car through the Gardena valley reaching the Passo Sella / Sellajoch

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
13.4 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
431 m
Descent
431 m

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