The Via Ferrata Mazzetta is an evocative equipped path developing through a marvelous, wild and immaculate dolomite environment in the Mount Popera Range. It is a very scenic and adventurous via ferrata developing above valley Valle di Padola a Comelico Superiore. A safe itinerary that leads to Giogo Croda di Tacco (2341 meters) after going round Mount Croda di Tacco

  • Dolomites, Croda di Tacco
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the via Ferrata Mazzetta to Croda di Tacco

The via ferrata Mazzetta features a marvellous loop itinerary around Mount Cima di Padola and Mount Croda di Tacco. A super fun and incredibly scenic path that, though not easy, does not feature particular technical issues.

The itinerary alternates equipped stretches with not assisted sections on steep meadows. All in all the via ferrata is very safe and the equipment is very well maintained. The steepest stretches always feature steady and comfortable handholds and footholds.

The approach to the via ferrata starts from the top station af the chair lift Padola. The attack is reached through a nice trail that passes Forcella d'Ambata, Bivacco Carlo Gera and a short, narrow and rather exposed ledge. The descent takes place through the climb route.


€ 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 a via Ferrata Mazzetta

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide:
    Ski Area (chair lift station)
    Località Padola
    32040 Comelico superiore BL
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°36'16.9"N 12°28'35.6"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
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Technical apparel
  • Change of clothing
  • 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 Mazzetta to the Croda di Tacco, 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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