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AVERAU MOUNTAIN HUT

5 Torri Dolomites Cortina d’Ampezzo

Località Forcella Nuvolau, 9
Colle Santa Lucia (BL) – Italy

Email: rifugioaverau@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0436 4660
Cel: +39 335 6868066

How to get there

The Averau Mountain Hut is located at Forcella Nuvolau, in the area Lagazuoi – 5 Torri – Giau Pass, between the latter and the Falzarego pass, between Colle Santa Lucia and Cortina d’Ampezzo, in the Belluno Province. Rifugio Averau is NOT REACHABLE BY CAR.

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Summer

During the summer you can park in Bai de Dones, Falzarego Pass, Giau Pass or at the Fedare Refuge and continue on foot or by lift.

WHERE TO PARK

From Cortina d’Ampezzo: take route SR48, the “regional Dolomite road” towards Val Badia/Passo Falzarego. Climbing to the Falzarego pass from Cortina turn left after 12.5 km and park at Bai de Dones / Chairlift 5 Torri or continue and park at Passo Falzarego.

From Val Badia: through SR37 and SR24 of Valparola Pass towards Cortina/Falzarego Pass. Once at the Falzarego pass, park or continue on route SR48 towards Cortina for 4.8 km, turn right and park at Bai de Dones / Chairlift 5 Torri.

From Alleghe: take SR203 to Caprile, then take SR20 to Selva di Cadore, then take SR638 to Giau Pass for 7 km. Park at Fedare Mountain Hut or continue to Giau Pass.

Walking

From Bai de Dones: Take mountain trail 425 and 439. Km 4 Elevation Difference 524m Travel time 2h 15 min

From Falzarego Pass: Take mountain trail 441. Km 3.8 Elevation Difference 312 m Travel time 1h 45 min

From Giau Pass: Take mountain trail 452. Km 2 Elevation Difference 177m Travel time 1h 45 min

From Fedare Mountain Hut: Take mountain trail 464. Km 2.2 Elevation Difference 413 m Travel time 1h 45 min

From 5 Torri Mountain Hut: Take mountain trail 439. Km 1.7 Elevation Difference 276 m Travel time 50 min

From Scoiattoli Mountain Hut: Take mountain trail 439. Km 1 Elevation Difference 188m Travel time 30 min

From Lagazuoi Mountain Hut: take mountain trail 401 to Forcella Travenanzes, then mountain trail 402 to Falzarego Pass (or the tuunels of Lagazuoi or with cable lift of Lagazuoi or with Kaiserjager mountain trail) then take mountain trail 441. Km 6,5 Elevation difference 647 descent, 312 ascent Travel time 3 h 30 min.

From Andraz: Take mountain trail 441. Km 4.3 Elevation Difference 274 m Travel time 2 h

From Ponte di Ru Curto: Take mountain trail 437 to Rifugio Cinque Torri, then mountain trail 439. Km 3.9 Elevation Difference 718 m Travel time 2 h 45 min

By lifts

From Bai de Dones: 5 Torri Chairlift to Rifugio Scoiattoli and continue hiking on mountain trail 439 (Km 1 Elevation Difference 188 Travel time 30 min)

From Fedare Hut: with Fedare Chairlift

Check here for Chairlift opening times!

Mountain biking

 

From Alleghe: Follow the Strada della Vena. Read the full description of the route.

From Cortina: Round-trip circuit.Read the full description.

From Fanes: Stage 5 of Transalp Dolomites

Jeep Shuttle

Service by reservation.

Call us: +39 0436 4660 or +39 335 6868066

By helicopter

From Cortina: Esperia Aviation Service ( +39 329 0176330)

From Val Badia and Val Gardena: Elikos +39 335 7880149

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Winter

During the winter it is possible to park in Bai de Dones, Falzarego Pass or at the Fedare Hut and continue by ski facilities.

Where to park

From Cortina d’Ampezzo: through SR48 of the Dolomites towards Val Badia/Passo Falzarego. Climbing to Passo Falzarego from Cortina turn left after 12.5 km and park at Bai de Dones / Chairlift 5 Torri or continue to Passo Falzarego.

From Val Badia: through SR37 and SR24 of the Valparola Pass towards Cortina/Falzarego Pass. Arrived on Falzarego pass park or continue on SR48 towards Cortina for 4.8 km, turn right and park at Bai de Dones / 5 Torri Chairlift.

From Alleghe: through SR203 to Caprile, then take SP20 to Selva di Cadore, then take SP638 of the Giau Pass for 7 km. Park at Rifugio Fedare.

Skiing

From Cortina: starting from the Tofana area, ski to Son dei Prade. Take the ski bus to Bai de Dones. Get up by 5 Torri Chairlift

From Val Badia: ride the Great War Ski Tour clockwise

From the Civetta: ride the Great War Ski Tour counterclockwise

From Arabba: ride the Great War Ski Tour clockwise or counterclockwise

CHECK OUT SKIBUS TIMETABLES

DOWNLOAD THE GREAT WAR SKI TOUR MAP (2.7MB)

 

By lifts

From Bai de Dones: take 5 Torri Chairlift to Rifugio Scoiattoli and then hike along the beaten track that runs next to the ski slope (Km 1 Elevation Difference 188 Travel time 30 min)

From Fedare Hut: take Fedare Chairlift

CHECK LIFTS OPENING

 

Walking, snowshoeing or skimountaineering

From Bai de Dones: follow the beaten track to Rifugio Scoiattoli and continue along thecomfortable beaten path near the ski slope.

From Fedare Hut: take the off-piste track that follows mountain trail 464. Km 2.2 Elevation Difference 413 m Travel time 1h 45 min

From Cianzopè: follow the track to Rifugio Scoiattoli and continue along the dedicated beaten path that runs next to the ski slope. Km 1.7 Elevation Difference 276 m Travel time 50 min

From Rifugio Scoiattoli: Follow the comfortable beaten path that runs next to the ski slope. Km 1 Elevation Difference 188m Travel time 30 min

DOWNLOAD THE MAP (10MB)

 

By helicopter

From Cortina: Esperia Aviation Service ( +39 329 0176330)

From Val Badia and Val Gardena: Elikos +39 335 7880149

SUMMER RATES

From 75€/night

AVERAU MOUNTAIN HUT

5 Torri | Dolomites | Cortina d'Ampezzo

Località Forcella Nuvolau, 9
Colle Santa Lucia (BL) - Italy

CONTACT US

Email: rifugioaverau@gmail.com
Tel: + 39 0436 4660
Cel: +39 335 6868066

SEASONAL OPENING

Mid-June - Early October*
Early December - Easter*

*Approximate times. We recommend checking the exact opening dates.

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