Vie Ferrate-Fedare-Forcella Nuvolau-Cima Averau

Difficultymedium Time4 hours 30 minutes a/r


Park your car in the parking place in front of Rifugio Fedare along the way to Passo Giau (reachable from Selva di Cadore) at the departure station of the chair lift leading to Frocella Nuvolau. Following the path n. 464 you reach, in one hour, Forcella Nuvolau and Rifugio Averau. On the left side, behind Rifugio Averau, you can see the path leading to the beginning of the via ferrata which bings you to Cima Averau. From the top of Mount Averau you can enjoy an amazing view on the Dolomites and on the Austrian peaks. The descent take place on the same way of the ascent.

  • Gear: Climbing harness, helmet, snap-hooks, mountain wear
  • Rest stops: Rifugio Fedare and Averau
Warnings: Via Ferrata for experts - difficulty: 2°
Notes: Via Ferrata for experts - difficulty: 2°
  • Nuvolau Dolomite Group
  • Averau Summit
  • east Face
  • 2647 m Altitude
  • 647 m Vertical gain
  • 647 m Vertical loss
  • Hut Fedare Start
  • Averau peak Finish
  • summer and autumn Time of the year
  • medium/high Popularity