Our 8.5-mile run takes us from Passo Gardena to Rifugio Ghernacia, passing the Cir Peaks that are the natural door before entering the lunar landscape of Puez Odle Nature Park, home to a beautiful yet fragile ecosystem that is home to many varieties of alpine flora and fauna. We sleep tonight in Rifugio Ghernacia.
Today’s run takes us down into the valley and through the town of Corvara, famous for its winter skiing facilities. We’ll then traverse east to west along the Sella Massif, passing under the Pisciadú Waterfall and under the one of the most famous Via Ferrata’s of the Dolomites (Tridentina del Pisciadú). For trail runners who […]
Today we run 8.5 miles (with an elevation gain of 2,150 feet) from Lagazuoi to Pralongià. You will run through reconstructions of the trenches and galleries dug into rock that are now the World War I Open Air Museum of Lagazuoi-5 Torri. The Albergo Rifugio Pralongià, where we‘ll spend the night, is named after the […]
From Fanes Natural Park, we run 7.8 miles (with an elevation gain of 3,800 feet and 1,500-foot loss) to Lagazuoi through Forcella dal Lago. ‘Forcella’ is Italian for a narrow pass enclosed by mountain cliffs. And views will only get better as you approach this point. From Forcella del Lago you can see the length […]
Today we’ll begin our 10.5-mile run from Badia over Passo San Antonio through Fanes-Senes-Braies National Park. A large part of the woods is made up of spruces and serves as the habitat for many animals including pine martens or foxes. As you work your way above treeline, you‘re rewarded with magnificent 360° views. The rocky […]