150 Years of Alpine History in the Sesto Dolomites
It was on 18 July 1869, early on Sunday morning, when three mountain climbers shook hands on the Punta dei Tre Scarperi. The first ascent bar none and the starting signal for countless others. Just one month later the same party also conquered the Cima Grande. This was the start of the great summit rush in the Sesto Dolomites: alpinists from all over the world came here seeking great adventures, opened up new climbing routes and ultimately gave the enterprising Sesto natives the idea of welcoming tourists to their village. Yes, Sesto and its mountains – a great love story! Read more...
Via ferrata and climbing routes are recommended (with increasing difficulty)
- Via ferrata Paternkofel 2,744 m, the mountain of the fate of Sepp Innerkofler
- Via ferrata Torre di Toblin 2,617 m
- Strada dei Alpini, very panoramic, simple but long via ferrata in the heart of Val Fiscalina
- Croda Rossa di Sesto 2,936 m, deserving summit in the footsteps of the First World War
- Monte Poper 3,046 m, the easternmost three thousand peak of the Dolomites
- Cima Grande di Lavaredo 2.999 m, the symbol of the Dolomites
More information on the via ferrata in the Dolomites
Those who do not have the necessary experience to do these climbs alone, can rely to the Scuola di Alpinismo Tre Cime (alpine school). The expert alpine guides Christian and Herbert are part of the house and are happy to accompany our guests on via ferrata or various climbs.
Tips in the area:
- The office of the Scuola di Alpinismo Tre Cime (alpine school) is located in front of our hotel
- In case of bad weather or for a short training session, a visit to the climbing gym in Sesto is recommended (200 m away)
- Topos of the most beautiful climbing crags in the area
- Shuttle Sexten Three Peaks shuttle takes you directly to the Three Peaks (Tre Cime) every day