Plan a route here Copy route
Fixed rope route recommended route

Ferrata Livio Brentari

Fixed rope route
Responsible for this content
APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Signs near hut Pedrotti
    / Signs near hut Pedrotti
    Photo: Lorenzo Ventura, ph. Ventura
  • / Val Ambiez
    Photo: Lorenzo Ventura, ph. Ventura
  • / Val Ambiez
    Photo: Lorenzo Ventura, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
  • / Hut Pedrotti
    Photo: Lorenzo Ventura, ph. Frizzera
  • / Alba al rifugio Pedrotti
    Photo: ph. Veronica, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
  • / Alba al rifugio Pedrotti
    Photo: ph. Veronica, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
m 2900 2800 2700 2600 2500 2400 2300 4 3 2 1 km
Wonderful via ferrata into the very heart of Brenta Dolomites.
Distance 4.6 km
3:17 h
542 m
607 m
Middle/difficult via ferrata into the very heart of Brenta Dolomites, from hut Pedrotti - alla Tosa - to hut Agostini - Val Ambiez.

Author’s recommendation

Bocca di Brenta, just some minutes away from hut Pedrotti: the view touches Adamello and Presanella too.
Profile picture of Lorenzo Ventura
Lorenzo Ventura
Update: September 02, 2020
D/E difficult
Risk potential
Highest point
Sella della Tosa, 2,883 m
Lowest point
Hut Agostini, 2,388 m
Best time of year

Safety information

1) Prepare your itinerary

2) Choose an excursion appropiate for your real ability and training level 

3) Choose the fitting equimpent

4) Check the weather forecast 

5) Hiking alone is risky 

6) Give details about your itinerary and about the approximate hour of your return 

7) Do not hesitate to entrust you to an expert 

8) Pay attention to the indication and signals you will find along your journey 

9) Do not hesitate to retrace your steps

10) Ask for help and call the number 112 

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

Tourist Board Dolomiti Paganella


Hut Pedrotti (2,451 m)


Hut Agostini

Turn-by-turn directions

From hut Pedrotti (2491 m.) you go along track nr. O358 direction south, at the basis of Cima Brenta Bassa, Cima Margherita and Cima Tosa; after having passed the cross to Sentiero Palimeri, you go upwards to Sella della Tosa (2872 m.), where the via ferrata begins and where you can enjoy a wonderful, enchanting view. To north/east you admire the central part of the Brenta Dolomites - Campanil Bas, Campanile Alto and Brenta Alta - to south/east the Val Ambiez. You go downwards to Vedretta d'Ambiez before arriving at hut Agostini. From Vedretta d'Ambiez you can also continue along Via Ferrata dell'Ideale O304 to hut XII Apostoli.


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Trentino Trasporti - line 611: Trento-Mezzolombardo by train, Mezzolombardo-Molveno by bus.

Getting there

From the motorway exit Trento nord we drive direction val di Non and Altopiano della Paganella; just afer the long tunnel by Mezzolombardo, we turn right (SP 64), to Fai della Paganella, Andalo and Molveno. 


Molveno, departure of the cableway.


Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendations for this region:

Show more

Recommended maps for this region:

Show more


Trekkingshoes, rain-jacket, water; via ferrata set.

Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Via ferrata set
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.

Photos from others

D/E difficult
4.6 km
3:17 h
542 m
607 m
Scenic Geological highlights Completely cable-secured classic via ferrata


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