Cortina-Averau-Croda da Lago

Nuvolau
Difficulty
Difficult
Start
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Arrival
Cortina d'Ampezzo

Start from the Run Hub towards Mortisa  and take trail 428, continue on trail 430 and then follow 431, 406 to Pezié de Parù and 424 to Cianzopé. 

Continue on trail 424, go past Bai de Dones and Rifugio Col Gallina as far as Lago di Limides. Follow trail 419 up to Forcella Averau, descend along trail  439 to Rifugio Sciattoli and continue on 443 to Passo Giau. 

From the pass, take trail 436, climb up to Forcella Col Piombin and Forcella Giau to Forcella Ambrizzola. Go over the col and descend along trail 434 to Rifugio Croda da Lago, then follow the steep descent along 431 to Lago d'Ajal. 

Continue on trails 430 and 428 to Mortisa and then return to Cortina.

Rest points

Baita Bai de Dones, Rifugio Col Gallina, Rifugio Averau, Rifugio Croda da Lago, Rifugio Lago d' Ajal

Info

Dolomite group
Nuvolau
Length
37,40 Km
Ground
10% paved road, 20% dirt road, 70% single track
Positive elevation gain
2.127 m
Best time
June - September