Col Rodella is an extremely evocative via ferrata that features a motley climb on great rock and definitely steep ground with some exposed stretches. The view is marvelous during both the climb and the descent that develops through a wonderful and panoramic trail that leads to Rifugio Des Alpes.

  • Dolomites, Col Rodella
  • 3 hours
  • Low difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for families and children

Information about the via Ferrata Col Rodella

This via Ferrata Col Rodella cuts through the south-east side of Mount Col Rodella, a mountainous relief dominating the residential area of Campitello di Fassa. It offers a motley climb on steady and well equipped rock with some technical stretches and some very thrilling vertical jumps. The ferrata features a 110 meters elevation gap (with a total of 350 meters). The view is fantastic during the whole hike.

The via Ferrata Col Rodella is optimally equipped, the distance between the rungs, the rods and the handholds is never too long and the wire is thick and constantly taut. Some metal brackets help the hikers pass a steep stretch. The excursion is moderately difficult and it is good for the beginner hikers.

The excursion starts from Rifugio Passo Sella, at an elevation of 2180 meters. The approach to the via ferrata takes place through a steep trail in a wonderful wood and through open meadows. The descent can take place either through the comfortable trail that goes round Mount Col Rodella or going round Mount Sassolungo and Mount Sassopiatto through an easy and thrilling route that offers marvelous views.

Adult price for the via Ferrata Col Rodella experience

€ 200 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 220 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 240 - Price up to 4 persons

€ 260 - Price up to 5 persons

Family price for the via Ferrata Col Rodella experience

€ 200 - Price up to 2 persons (adults or children)

Additional children free

Where to meet your mountain guide for the via Ferrata Col Rodella excursion

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Rifugio Passo Sella
    Località Passo Sella, 2 - SS242
    39048 Selva di Val Gardena - BZ
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°30'33.9"N 11°45'25.6"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata kit
  • Via ferrata boots
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Technical apparel
  • Backpack

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 14, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • 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.
  • 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 via Ferrata Col Rodella to the Sassopiatto Group, 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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