Dolomieu Trail

Category
Hiking trail
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
3
Duration in hours
Distance
8.4
Distance in km
Valley
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Lifts
1

Details

Go up to the mountain lodge Rifugio Faloria, at the height of 2,120 m, by taking the cable car from the centre of Cortina. Once you have reached the mountain lodge, you will have a spectacular panorama of the entire Ampezzo valley, with a perfect view of the Tofane mountains, used for Alpine skiing World Cup events, and of the splendid Pomagagnon group and the Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

From Rifugio Faloria, you can take the Dolomieu track, n° 212, a particularly panoramic route, extending for just under 4 km, going downhill until you reach the hamlet Rio Gere. The track, with a moderate slope, initially follows the ridge with its rocky peaks, and then leads into the forest of larch, stone pine and fir, becoming a rough road. It is technically easy, and it offers spectacular views of the Tofane and Pomagagnon groups, Cristallo, and the Ampezzo Valley.

From Rio Gere you can return to Cortina using public transport (check the Dolomiti Bus timetables) or by taking track n° 211 until you reach the Alpine farm and restaurant El Brite de Larieto, and then following track n° 206 until you arrive at the intermediate Faloria cable car station at Mandres, where you can take the cable car down to the centre of Cortina.

Rating

Stamina
Experience
Landscape

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The tour in numbers

8.4
Distance in km
3
Duration in hours
63
Ascent
702
Descent
1482
Lowest point
2122
Highest point

Description

Go up to the mountain lodge Rifugio Faloria, at the height of 2,120 m, by taking the cable car from the centre of Cortina. Once you have reached the mountain lodge, you will have a spectacular panorama of the entire Ampezzo valley, with a perfect view of the Tofane mountains, used for Alpine skiing World Cup events, and of the splendid Pomagagnon group and the Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

From Rifugio Faloria, you can take the Dolomieu track, n° 212, a particularly panoramic route, extending for just under 4 km, going downhill until you reach the hamlet Rio Gere. The track, with a moderate slope, initially follows the ridge with its rocky peaks, and then leads into the forest of larch, stone pine and fir, becoming a rough road. It is technically easy, and it offers spectacular views of the Tofane and Pomagagnon groups, Cristallo, and the Ampezzo Valley.

From Rio Gere you can return to Cortina using public transport (check the Dolomiti Bus timetables) or by taking track n° 211 until you reach the Alpine farm and restaurant El Brite de Larieto, and then following track n° 206 until you arrive at the intermediate Faloria cable car station at Mandres, where you can take the cable car down to the centre of Cortina.

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
Opening hours
08:30 - 17:00 o'clock
Point units
  • 142
  • 62
  • 204

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