1-day via ferrata on Punta Fiames in the Dolomites

Join IFMGA-certified guide Etienne on the via ferrata to reach the summit of the Dolomite peak of Punta Fiames, which hangs over the valley of Cortina.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range

Dolomite Mountains

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Join me as we climb the via ferrata on Punta Fiames to gain stunning panoramas of Cortina Valley below.

    Punta Fiames climbs from the chain of mountains that form the Pomagagnon Group, stretching to 7,347 feet (2,239 meters).

    Punta Fiames is a classic via ferrata climbing challenge that clasps the west ridge of the summit.

    We will take a 30-minute hike before reaching the via ferrata. Then we will begin our climb of Punta Fiames that soars above the town of Cortina D’Ampezzo.

    As we conquer the summit we’ll experience the stunning panoramas of the valley, as well as the standing giants of Antelao and Cristallo, peaks that guard the Dolomites.

    The level of difficulty for this 1-day trip is intermediate, as it is a route with some exposed sections.

    Reserve your place now to climb the peak of Punta Fiames and experience the fine views of the valley.

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    Price per person, per day

     
    Group of 1
    320 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I was born and raised in Campitello, in Val di Fassa. I am a ski instructor and mountain guide.
    My parents have always practiced mountaineering, both for leisure and business, and the apple doesn't fall far from the tree! Skiing and climbing were my favourite activities growing up.
    As the years went by, I became more and more skilled and experienced under the watch of my father, both in techniques and safety measures. I learned the craft of mountain guide and ski instructor from him, since when his clients or students agreed, I would join them in the mountain.
    But the true passion started when I moved to Tione for my studies.
    I became ski instructor at 19 and mountain guide at 21.

     
     

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    What People are Saying about Etienne Bernard

     

    This was our first time doing via ferrata and to be honest I was a bit worried as I\'ve never done something like this before. We\'ve been lead by Ethienne who was very knowledgeable, very kind and very helpful, sharing information and skills to help us do it the right way. The climb was steep, but they do different ones and I can honestly say this was one of the best things I have ever done! I would definately recommend this experience to anyone. We\'ve quickly realised on the day there was no way we could have done this on our own and the support and encouragement and knowledge sharing was everything we have hoped for!
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    Viktoria Serafinas
    Top of the world, literally!! We enjoyed our experience from start to end to say the least. Etienne was very personable, experienced and tailored our climb for the group. We felt safe and comfortable with our guide as he was a certified mountain guide and knows the Dolomites like the back of his hand. This was the highlight of our trip! Thank you!
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    Barbiliz Nash
    I absolutely loved this tour with Renato, he is amazing! Can\'t believe he\'s been hiking and climbing Dolomites for 50 years. He was so fit, kind, funny, informative and a real pleasure to be around. Definitely will recommend this to all of our friends
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    This was the best adventure I have ever done. It was mesmerising! Thanks to Etienne who looked after us so well throughout. Especially our one and half year old baby. Had a great time, highlight of our trip to Italy! Thanks again!
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    Prashanth Sahukar
     

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