Plan a route here Copy route
Via Ferrata

Via Ferrata Oskar Schuster

Via Ferrata · Val Gardena Dolomites
LogoS. Cristina – DOLOMITES Val Gardena
Responsible for this content
S. Cristina – DOLOMITES Val Gardena
  • Oskar Schuster - Dolomites Val Gardena
    / Oskar Schuster - Dolomites Val Gardena
    Photo: Dolomites Val Gardena, S. Cristina – DOLOMITES Val Gardena
  • / Via Ferrata Oskar-Schuster
    Photo: Val Gardena Marketing, S. Cristina – DOLOMITES Val Gardena
m 2500 2000 1500 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km
difficult
Distance 14.6 km
8:00 h
1,472 m
1,472 m
2,956 m
1,624 m

Oskar Schuster was one of the German climbing pioneers in the Dolomites. 1895 he marked this ascension alongside the walls of the Sasso Piatto. Nowadays the via ferrata is equipped with steel ropes.

Difficulty
B/Cdifficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,956 m
Lowest point
1,624 m

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.550895, 11.715446
DMS
46°33'03.2"N 11°42'55.6"E
UTM
32T 708162 5158841
w3w 
///takeout.spaghetti.moves

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting point is Monte Pana , where you ascent with the chairlift Mont de Sëura. Take the trail n° 526 B and 526 and turn on the left to the trail n° 525 in direction of Rifugio Vicenza. From there you turn on the right to the trail with the red mark towards the cirque of Sasso Piatto. At the beginning you will ascent on a ramp with a light climb to the end. You travers a steep canal, where you ascent to a marcant forcella e you will reach once more to the rope. Descent on the south west sidewall of Sasso Piatto and return to Piza da Uridl, Plan de Cunfin and Monte Pana.

Climbing the via ferrata is undertaken at your own risk!

Via ferrata equipment and helmet are required.

The expert mountain guides of Val Gardena can be booked for a safe guided via ferrata tour or a one-on-one ascent.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

The hike starts from Monte Pana in S. Crisitina, which you can reach by taking the chairlift Monte Pana from the centre of S. Cristina (free car park at the valley station).
You can reach Monte Pana also by private car (chargeable car park) or by foot (approx. 40 min and 200 m of elevation).

Coordinates

DD
46.550895, 11.715446
DMS
46°33'03.2"N 11°42'55.6"E
UTM
32T 708162 5158841
w3w 
///takeout.spaghetti.moves
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Rating

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.


Photos from others


Difficulty
B/Cdifficult
Distance
14.6 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
1,472 m
Descent
1,472 m
Highest point
2,956 m
Lowest point
1,624 m

Statistics

  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
Maps and trails
Distance  km
Duration : h
Ascent  m
Descent  m
Highest point  m
Lowest point  m
Push the arrows to change the view