Two Days of Via Ferratas at the Sorapiss Group

This magnificent alpine itinerary develops around the majestic Sorapiss Range, a central massif that includes Mount Punta Sorapiss (3205 meters), Mount Croda Marcora (3154 meters) and Mount Tre Sorelle (3005 meters).

A thrilling loop with a motley and complete itinerary. It features marvelous landscapes and challenging alpine and technical issues. It develops through arduous trails, passages on hanging graveled ledges and two via ferratas: Via Ferrata Berti to the Croda Marcora and Via Ferrata Vandelli to the Croda del Fogo.

  • Dolomites, Sorapiss Group
  • 2 days
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Schedule of the two days of via ferratas at the Sorapiss

Day 1
The clock-wise developing Sorapiss loop tour starts and ends by Passo Tre Croci; through a trail we reach the beautiful and typical turquoise colored lake Lago del Sorapiss and the renowned Rifugio Vandelli. The itinerary keeps its climb through the beautiful Via Ferrata Vandelli and then, through alpine trails, we get to the charming Rifugio San Marco - very much appreciated by the hikers for its great and natural cuisine - where we will stay overnight (breakfast and dinner).

Day 2
Early in the morning we climb up towards Forcella Grande and through a spectacular environment we reach Bivacco Slataper. After going down through Via Ferrata Berti, we keep going through Cengia del Banco until the shelf of Mount Sorapiss, a wonderful and scenic observation point on the Conca Ampezzana. Going down a fantastic graveled trail, then, we will get back to the turquoise lake and to Passo Tre Croci.

This two days via ferratas tour around the Sorapiss Group, developing within a spectacular and immaculate natural environment, offers unique views of peerless beauty and it stretches before the most beautiful and renowned mountains: Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the Marmarole Range, Mount Cristallo, Mount Antelao, Mount Pelmo, Mount Croda da Lago, the Tofane, Mount Civetta, Mount Marmolada and other Dolomite mountains.

The loop tour of Mount Sorapiss is recommended to the well trained and fit hikers. The progression develops on rocky and sometimes exposed ground. Both days require six to eight hours of climbing.

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Access to the trail #215
    Strada regionale 48 delle Dolomiti - Passo Tre Croci
    32043 Cortina d’Ampezzo, BL
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°33'21.9"N 12°12'16.5"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata kit
  • Trekking 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.
  • 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 mountain guide and 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.
  • Price includes The price shown includes the following services: mountain guide, transfers, breakfast, dinner and overnight at the mountain hut.
  • 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 two days of via ferratas at the Sorapiss, 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.
Powrock 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.