The Via Ferrata Gianni Aglio leading to the summit of the Tofana di Mezzo is a technically difficult and physically challenging route that always unfolds above an altitude of 2900 meters. The route is highly rewarding to mountain climbers but is also priceless for its views.

  • Dolomites, Tofane Group
  • 5 hours
  • High difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the via Ferrata Gianni Aglio to Tofana di Mezzo

The course of the via ferrata has an elevation gain of about 350 meters and is bolted with fixed ropes and aiders. Its top features are the aerial and exposed sections, the beautiful move at the Bus de Tofana, a particular natural hole in the rock, and the incredible view at an elevation of 3242 meters on the summit of the Tofana di Mezzo.

The excursion starts at Ra Valles, reached by the Freccia del Cielo cable car. There we follow a trail leading to the beginning of the via ferrata. We engage the descent by cable car from the top station.

Price

€ 330 - Price up to 2 persons
€ 360 - Price up to 3 persons
€ 400 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for the via ferrata excursion

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Tofana - Freccia nel Cielo (cable car)
    Via dello Stadio, 12
    32043 Cortina d’Ampezzo, BL
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°32'44.7"N 12°07'52.9"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata kit
  • Via ferrata boots
  • Backpack

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 16, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you, if available or for hire.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed.
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To reserve a mountain guide for the via ferrata excursion in the Dolomites on via Ferrata Gianni Aglio to the Tofane Group, you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the excursion.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the activity.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide or the mountaineering school, and all the contact information.

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