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Walk to the Rifugio Gardeccia

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Map / Walk to the Rifugio Gardeccia
1650 1800 1950 2100 2250 m km 1 2 3 4 5 GARDECCIA NEGRITELLA

The enchanting Catinaccio is the fil rouge of this walk to the Rifugio Gardeccia.

closed
easy
5.9 km
1:30 h
58 m
58 m

The walk through the extraordinary environment of the Val di Fassa Dolomites is the prelude to reaching one of the most renowned mountain huts in Trentino.

Author’s recommendation

The Gardeccia was the arrival point for the Dolomites leg of the Giro d’Italia in 2011. Here is another suggestion for reaching the mountain hut by alternative and eco-friendly means.

outdooractive.com User
Author
TRACCIAtour SRL
Updated: 2018-05-07

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1990 m
1948 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

NEGRITELLA
GARDECCIA
CIAMPEDIÈ

Safety information

1) Prepare your itinerary

2) Choose a route that is suitable for your skill level

3) Choose suitable equipment and gear

4) Consult the snow/weather bulletins

5) Heading out on your own is more risky

6) Leave information on your itinerary and on the approximate time you expect to return

7) Do not hesitate to seek the support of a professional

8) Pay attention to the information and signs that you find along the trail

9) Do not hesitate to follow your steps backwards

10) In case of an accident, sound the alarm by calling the emergency number 118.

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Equipment

Hiking boots/shoes, windbreaker.

Start

Ciampedie locality (1987 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.433450, 11.665217
UTM
32T 704753 5145660

Destination

Rifugio Gardeccia (1948m)

Turn-by-turn directions

Ciampedie - Rifugio Gardeccia

With the new ski lift, in four minutes you can climb from Vigo di Fassa to Ciampedie. Otherwise, from Pera di Fassa, but from here you need to take three separate sections of ski lift.

From Ciampedie, you walk along a comfortable and well marked trail – no. 540 - following the directions for the Rifugio Gardeccia.

The path continues along easy ups and downs, winding its way through a sparse wood, which allows ample views over the surrounding spires of the Dolomites.

Following trail 540, you reach the mountain hut, located in the upper Val del Vajolet.

To return, you follow the same route backwards.

N.B.: the mountain hut can be reached comfortably from the bottom of the valley with the shuttle bus from Pera di Fassa (this service is active from the end of May to the beginning of October).

Information at the tourist office.

Getting there

SS48 delle Dolomiti coming from Val di Fiemme, or SS41 coming from Bolzano - Val D’Ega. You can leave your car in the parking area for the “Ciampedie” ski lift facilities. The ski lift facility is connected to the town with an escalator that leads directly to the entrance.

Parking

Vigo di Fassa, parking area for the “Ciampedie” ski lift facilities.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • Walk to the Rifugio Stella Alpina Spiz Piaz
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    Rifugio Roda di Vael - from Ciampedie
  • VIGO - LOURDES CAVE - VIGO
  • VIGO - SANTA GIULIANA'S CHURCH - VIGO
  • VIGO - VALLONGA - TAMION - VIGO
  • SORA I PRÈ: PERA - POZZA - VIGO
  • VIGO - LARZONEI - TAMION - VIGO
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.9 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
58 m
Descent
58 m
Scenic Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent Suitable for strollers

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Highest point
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