Tofana di Mezzo – Tofana di Dentro

Tofana di Mezzo (3244m) – Tofana di Dentro (3237m).

From the misty cable car section at the top end of the Guiseppe Olivieri Via Ferrata, we ascended in mist and rain to the Tofana di Mezzo so that we could continue on the

the Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo, a beautiful traverse that starts from the summit of Tofana di Mezzo. This leads to the summit of the Tofana di Dentro, before descending along the north ridge – the Formenton Via Ferrata

From the fork beneath the summit of Tofana di Mezzo cross the ridge and make the steep descent, with the help of cables, to the pass that separates Tofana di Mezzo from nearby Tofana di Dentro (or Tofana III). Ignore the signs for the Via Normale that ascends from Rifugio Giussani and descend to the lowest point between the two Tofane, to then begin the ascent up easy ledges and stepped terrain to the southern crest of Tofana III.

The environment is beautiful and alpine. Along this route there are many First world War remains of hideouts and caves,
From here there is a wonderful view over Cortina and the Ampezzane summits.

approaching the Tofana di Mezzo cable car staion

approaching the Tofana di Mezzo cable car staion

The start of the higher section of the Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

The start of the higher section of the Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo seen from the col

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo – yes we are going up there

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

Via Ferrata Tofana di Mezzo

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