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CASTIGLIONI MARMOLADA, 2,042 m

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Built in the early 20th century by Bavarian mountaineers from Bamberg, the Rifugio Castiglioni Marmolada was bombed during World War II and then rebuilt in the thirties by the Milan branch of CAI (Italian Mountaineering Club). The refuge is dedicated to mountaineer Ettore Castiglioni and its dining room windows afford a magnificent view of the Marmolada, Queen of the Dolomites, its north side covered by the glacier whose meltwaters flow into Lake Fedaia in summer. The decor (carefully maintained over the years) evokes a mountain atmosphere of times gone by. The refuge is owned by the Soraruf family, who also own the Capanna Punta Penia, the highest refuge in the Dolomites on top of the Marmolada. Open From early May to early November From Christmas to 10 January From late January to Easter Before leaving for your hike, always contact the manager to verify the actual opening of the mountain hut Walks From Passo Fedaia it’s possible to undertake the ascent of Punta Penia (summit of the Marmolada) along the normal route over the glacier. The route requires mountaineering skills and you should be accompanied by a mountain guide (1 ½ hours to Pian dei Fiacconi plus 3 ½ hours on the normal route to Punta Penia; the route can be shortened by taking the ski lift up to Pian dei Fiacconi). The Marmolada can also be climbed by the (difficult) West Ridge via ferrata (3 ½ hours) which begins at Forcella Marmolada (where you can also descend to Rifugio Contrin). On the side of the valley opposite the Marmolada, the Rifugio Viel Dal Pan can be reached in 1 ¾ hours, or you can climb the via ferrata delle Trincee from Porta Vescovo to Passo Padon with magnificent views across the glacier (3 hours, medium difficulty).

FACILITIES / SERVICES
WiFi, own garden, bar, terrace, car parking lot, restaurant

INCIDENTAL COSTS
use of washing machine/dryer

PAYMENT METHODS
transfer, credit cards accepted, cash payment, EC-Cash/Maestro

BEDS & ROOMS
double room/s, single room/s

MEALS
packed lunch, breakfast buffet

MEETINGS / CONFERENCES
WiFi

FOREIGN LANGUAGES
English, German

LOCATION
mountain location, on the hiking path, lake - distance (m), quiet location, right at the ski-bus/ hiking-bus/ bus stop

Sleeping berths

Number of beds in dorm
25

Address

CASTIGLIONI MARMOLADA
FEDAA 5
38032 CANAZEI - CIANACEI PASSO FEDAIA IT

Getting there

The hut can be accessed by car from Canazei and from Rocca Pietore (BL) to the artificial Lake Fedaia.

Coordinates

DD
46.463460, 11.862080
DMS
46°27'48.5"N 11°51'43.5"E
UTM
32T 719755 5149523
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CASTIGLIONI MARMOLADA

FEDAA 5
38032 CANAZEI - CIANACEI PASSO FEDAIA IT
Phone +39 0462 601117 Fax +39 0462 601117
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