Monday, December  4, 2023
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A fantastic view
Your ferrata climbing is now over, and you are only a short ways from the summit of Tofana di Mezzo. Taking care to follow the waymarks, the route ascends with some easy scrambling along the now-broader ridge towards the summit. Eventually you will reach the perimeter fence of the touristy area near the summit, and from there it is only a couple of minutes to the summit cross. Congratulations - you've completed a challenging route!
Checkin' out the drop
How we got here...
Tofana di Mezzo
courtesy PChen
courtesy DBoyd
Final bit of trail
Approaching the tourists
On the top
If the day is clear, you've got fantastic views in all directions, including into the Alps north into Austria, the Tofana di Dentro in the foreground, Cortina D'Ampezzo 7,000 feet below, and many other surrounding mountains.
courtesy DBoyd
The distant high alps
Tofana di Dentro
Cortina from above
From the summit, you can see the deck of the upper cablecar station. A wide path leads down to it. If you started up on the chairlift system at Pietofana, you can then purchase your one-way return ticket back down two sections of the lift system to Col Drusie, and from there walk a short bit of gravel road back to the parking lot at the Pietofana chairlift station.
Upper cablecar station
The deck
The cablecar
Our starting point
Interactive trackmap with photo points - Punta Anna and Gianni Aglio ferrate - click map to view

Quick Reference Ferrate Route Index

(*) Difficulty rating from the newer Cicerone Guide by Fletcher and Smith
(**) Difficulty rating from older Cicerone Guide by Hofler/Werner
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