A walk in Val Orita

Category
Hiking trail
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
2.8
Duration in hours
Distance
7.5
Distance in km
Valley
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Lifts
1

Details

Take the cable car from the centre of Cortina to the mountain lodge Rifugio Faloria. From here you haveviews from high up, over the whole Ampezzo valley, with perfect vistas onto the Tofane mountains, whoseskiing slopes are used for World Cup events, and onto mount Pomagagnon and the Three Peaks, Tre Cimedi Lavaredo.From the mountain lodge, take the bridleway marked as track n° 213 uphill towards Rifugio Capanna Tondi,to the intersection with track n° 214, near the mountain lodge Capanna Tondi. From here there are fineviews over the entire Ampezzo valley, in addition to the peaks Punta Nera and Sorapis, and Val Orita seenfrom above. This valley, familiar to Paul Grohmann, is strewn with screes and rocky detritus, and it islocated at the foot of Croda Rota, part of the Sorapis mountain group. In winter it offers a fantastic descentfor freeride enthusiasts. According to legend, this area is inhabited by the god Silvanus, the Faloriapaintress, the twenty-seven little Ranpognei elves, and other creatures living in the surrounding forests.At the intersection, take track n° 214 which leads you downhill through the valley Val Orita, along a lonelypath amidst mountain pines, with unexpected views and the chance to see some wild animals. At the endof the valley, the track enters the forest, and soon you will reach Baita Fraina walking along an easybridleway. From Baita Fraina you can go down through the village of Cojana until you reach the footpathalong the disused railway, which takes you into the town centre in just over half an hour.

Rating

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The tour in numbers

7.5
Distance in km
2.8
Duration in hours
143
Ascent
1048
Descent
1190
Lowest point
2232
Highest point

Description

Take the cable car from the centre of Cortina to the mountain lodge Rifugio Faloria. From here you haveviews from high up, over the whole Ampezzo valley, with perfect vistas onto the Tofane mountains, whoseskiing slopes are used for World Cup events, and onto mount Pomagagnon and the Three Peaks, Tre Cimedi Lavaredo.From the mountain lodge, take the bridleway marked as track n° 213 uphill towards Rifugio Capanna Tondi,to the intersection with track n° 214, near the mountain lodge Capanna Tondi. From here there are fineviews over the entire Ampezzo valley, in addition to the peaks Punta Nera and Sorapis, and Val Orita seenfrom above. This valley, familiar to Paul Grohmann, is strewn with screes and rocky detritus, and it islocated at the foot of Croda Rota, part of the Sorapis mountain group. In winter it offers a fantastic descentfor freeride enthusiasts. According to legend, this area is inhabited by the god Silvanus, the Faloriapaintress, the twenty-seven little Ranpognei elves, and other creatures living in the surrounding forests.At the intersection, take track n° 214 which leads you downhill through the valley Val Orita, along a lonelypath amidst mountain pines, with unexpected views and the chance to see some wild animals. At the endof the valley, the track enters the forest, and soon you will reach Baita Fraina walking along an easybridleway. From Baita Fraina you can go down through the village of Cojana until you reach the footpathalong the disused railway, which takes you into the town centre in just over half an hour.

Lifts

Infos regarding the lift facilities of the selected tour
No Lift name Type State Season Opening hours Bike transport Point units
51
Funivia Faloria
Cable car
closed
SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE FROM CORTINA (CABLE CAR FALORIA) TO RIO GERE- FALORIA ALPINE HUT INFO 3460825609
Season
25/07 - 04/10/2020
Opening hours
08:30 - 17:00 o'clock
Point units
  • 142
  • 62
  • 204

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