MARMOLADA MOUNTAIN GROUP | DOLOMITES

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The Marmolada Mountain Group reaches a height of 3,343 m at Punta Penìa (meaning “nothing more” in the Ladin language), is also known as the “Queen of the Dolomites", as the highest peak in the region and home to its largest glacier.

This mountain range, encircled by the valleys of the Avisio (in Trento Province (Trentino) to the north and Cordevole to the south (crossing the length of the Agordino region in the Belluno Province), stands in the heart of the Dolomites like a solitary sentinel, and is protected as one of the nine areas that form the Dolomites UNESCO Heritage sites.

The Marmolada Group is comprised of several peaks above 3,000 m, the above mentioned Punta Penìa (3,343 m), the minor summits of Punta Rocca (3,309 m), Punta Serauta (3,218 m), Gran Vernel (3,210 m), Piccolo Vernel (3,098 m), Sasso Vernale (3,054 m), Sasso di Valfredda (3,009 m) and Cime d'Ombretta (2,983 m).

Map of Italian Dolomites

Travel Planning for the MARMOLADA MOUNTAIN GROUP
TOWNS NEAR THE MARMOLADA DOLOMITES
  • Alleghe
  • Moena
  • Canazei
  • Facade
PRIMARY PEAKS OF THE MARMOLADA GROUP

Punta Penia - 3.342 m, Punta Rocca - 3.309 m, Punta Ombretta - 3.230 m, Gran Vernel - 3.205 m, Piccolo Vernel - 3.098 m, Sasso Vernale - 3.058 m, Piz Serauta - 3.035 m, Piz de Guda - 2.134 m, Punta Comates - 3.029 m, Cima Ombretta - 3.011 m, Cima dell'Uomo - 3.010 m, Sas de Valfreda - 3.009 m, Cima Ombrettòla - 2.931 m, Monte Fop - 2.883 m

BIKE TOUR ROUTES IN THE MARMOLADA MOUNTAIN GROUP
HIKING THE MARMOLADA MOUNTAIN GROUP
 
VIE FERRATE OF THE MARMOLADA GROUP

West Ridge of Marmolada Via Ferrate

  • Alta Via Bepi Zac
  • via ferrata Paolin-Piccolin
  • via ferrata Franco Gadotti
  • Marmolada di Penia
  • via delle Trincee
  • Ferrata dei Finanzieri

RIFUGIO (MOUNTAIN HUTS) IN THE MARMOLADA DOLOMITES

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