6. Via Ferrata Severino Casara – Bivacco de Toni
Total rating: 3
Via ferrata in detail: 60% steel ropes, two wooden bridges, often exposed tracks
Total ascent: 940 meters
Total duration: ca. 9 hours
Difference of altitude 1,450 meters
Duration ascent: ca. 3.5 hours
Climbing time: ca. 2.5 hours – 250 meters
Duration descent: ca. 3 hours
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Ferrata round of the Croda dei Toni
Arrival and starting point
In the Val Fiscalina Valley to parking place at the Rifugio Fondo Valle hut.
Difficulty and general information
Via Ferrata in a very alpine surrounding, partly crumbly terrain. This tour is recommended only for climbers with experience. This track was opened in the year 2015 and serves as alternative for the path number 107.
Ascent to wall
Start in the Val Fiscalina Valley and then take the path number 103 to the Rifugio Comici hut (2 hours), forward to the Forcella Giralba and then descent to the Rifugio Carducci hut. Follow the path number 107 behind the hut in direction of the access. In the near of a rock needle are the first assurances.
Don’t underestimate this tour. Good and stable weather is indispensable, the long ascent and descent require a good stamina.
Character and technical details
Till the Forcella Maria the terrain is crumbly. Once arrived at the south of the Croda dei Toni, the terrain is getting better. Very exciting are the two rope bridges at the begin and at the end of the track. The last part to the Bivacco de Toni requires a head for heights.
Follow the traces till underneath the Croda Berti, then ascent in direction of the Forcella Croda dei Toni (steel rope) and then follow the path number 103 back to the starting point.