17. Via Ferrata Michielli Strobel (2,240 m)
Total rating: 2
Via ferrata in detail: 30% steel ropes and a ladder, 70% path
Total duration: ca. 5 hours
Difference of altitude: 950 meters
Duration ascent: ca. 1.5 hours
Climbing time: ca. 2 hours – 520 meters
Duration descent: ca. 1.5 hours
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Up on to Punta Fiames – the sun rock of the Pomagagnon
Arrival and starting point
Until Dobbiaco, there take the deviation to the left into Val di Landro Valley, until Fiames, shortly before Cortina parking lot vis a vis the restaurant Fiames.
Difficulty and general information
Very diversified route, which is interrupted by ledges. On the ledges runs the ascent between mountain pines, the steps between the bands are secured with steel ropes and a ladder makes the ascent easier. Some of the rock passages are very exposed.
From the parking lot, you follow the marked trail (indication board vis a vis restaurant Fiames) in south eastern direction, where you cross the second time a gravel road. You follow the markings and the indications, until a gravel channel leads to the foot of the wall. The trail leads without savings to the right across a band to the ascent.
Long peak tour, which requires good physical condition and experience. The Via Ferrata itself has simple walking passages.
Character and technical details
Long Via Ferrata, which is crossed by traverse ledges, on which you can follow easily the trail. All cliffy passages are saved by steel ropes.
From the peak, you go shortly downhill and then you follow the trail (on the right) into northern direction until Forcella del Pomagagnon. Through the gravel channel you make your descent to the beginning of the pine forest. A prominent trail (information board) leads to the starting point.