The Dolomites are the place to be for everyone who enjoys challenging sports and certainly for climbers!
You can almost see the most famous climbing routes in Europe from our garden.
It was the Civetta that was the first ascent of difficulty in 6 in 1925. The Civetta has its summit at 3220m height and with its 1100m high vertical north side is one of the highest vertical walls in Europe.
The southern side of the Marmolada, the Sella massif, the Lagazoui and Cinque Torri are also particularly popular with climbers. In winter there are also various possibilities for ice climbing.
The first world war caused a huge number of via-ferrata to be spread over the dolomites. Both the summit of the Marmolada and the summit of the Civetta can be reached via a via ferrata.
The via ferrata on the Marmolade is the longest and oldest via ferrata in Europe, it starts at Lago Fedaia and runs all the way to the top at 3343m altitude. Other well-known via ferratas are Vial De Pan, Civetta, Lagazuoi, Ronch di laste, …
If you do not have climbing equipment yourself, you can simply rent it in Rocca Pietore or Alleghe.