This excursion covers a part of the Alta Via delle Dolomiti n.2 featuring a spectacular view on the perennial glacier of Mount Marmolada. The excursion is not very demanding because it mostly develops downhill but it features a technical stretch equipped with a metal wire right before lake Lago Fedaia. The hikers have to take the cable car to reach Col dei Rossi, starting point of the trekking excursion.

  • Dolomites
  • 7 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the trekking Viel dal Pan

From the village of Alba di Canazei the cable car will take the hikers to the summit of Mount Col dei Rossi (2’400 meters) and to the Belvedere ski area. From there the path goes down a little through the ski track before going back up to reach chalet Baita Fredarola (2’388 meters).

The hikers will, then, enter the Alta Via delle Dolomiti n.2 that -keeping the elevation constant- leads them to Rifugio Viel dal Pan (2’432 meters) in about an hour; from the rifugio the view is breath taking and it stretches on the perennial glacier of Mount Marmolada.

From there the path slightly goes down until it enters trail number 601 that steeply goes down with some technical and exposed stretches (equipped with metal wire) and it leads to Passo Fedaia and to the namesake lake (2’058 meters).

That’s where chalet Baita Col de Cuck stands; it is run by Roberto Platter, renowned local mountain guide, and it offers very good typical dishes. From the pass the path keeps going through trail number 605 that goes down towards the valley.

After passing Hotel Villetta Maria (1’681 meters) and the nearby limestone mine, the hikers will go back to the starting point, the village of Alba di Canazei.

Daily price for Viel dal Pan trekking trip

€ 330 - Price up to 3 persons
€ 360 - Price up to 4 persons
€ 400 - Price up to 5 persons
€ 440 - Price up to 6 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for the trekking Viel dal Pan

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Alba - Col dei Rossi Cable Car
    Località Alba di Canazei
    38032 Canazei - TN
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°27'28.0"N 11°47'19.9"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Trekking boots
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Technical apparel
  • Change of clothing
  • Backpack

What you need to know

  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you, if available or for hire.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed.
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To reserve a mountain guide for the trekking Viel dal Pan, you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the excursion.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the activity.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide and all the contact information.

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