Spectacular, long and physically demanding excursion developing within a marvelous and evocative dolomite environment with unique and peerless views. The equipped track brings to the summit of Mount Croda Rossa di Sesto, at an elevation of 2936 meters.

  • Dolomites, Croda Rossa di Sesto
  • 8 hours
  • High difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the via Ferrata Zandonella to the Croda Rossa di Sesto

This via ferrata offers a steep and often exposed itinerary featuring stretches on hanging - not equipped - ledges. The climb and the descent both develop as loops but through different routes.

The via ferrata features a 280 meters elevation gap while the total is 1371 meters. The climb takes place on solid rock that offers good handholds during the whole track. The via ferrata is equipped with some ladders and with constantly well taut metal wire. While crossing the exposed stretches the hikers need to take steadfast steps.

The excursion starts from Rifugio Lunelli and it features a long approach and a long return. It is recommended for well trained hikers with good climbing experience.


€ 360 - Price up to 2 persons
€ 390 - Price up to 3 persons
€ 420 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a via Ferrata Zandonella

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide:
    Rifugio Italo Lunelli
    Località Selvapiana
    32040 Comelico superiore BL
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°38'01.8"N 12°25'07.6"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

  • 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 Zandonella to the Croda Rossa di Sesto, 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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