And now we come to Punta Penia, Marmolada’s summit at 3343 m, the highest peak in the Dolomites. Whether you reach it by crossing the glacier, by taking the via ferrata or by climbing the south face, one thing is for sure: you will have an extraordinary experience and enjoy a spectacular view from the roof of the Dolomites, admiring unhindered the Alps from Austria, to the plain between Treviso, Padova and Venice up to the sea.
The colours and lights of the sunset, of the sunrise and the sea of fog from which only a few of the highest peaks emerge like islands, will remain etched in your memory. The Punta Penia Cabin has a long history: it was built by the mountain guide Giovanni Brunner from Alba di Canazei in the late 1940s, adapting an Austrian garrison of World War I, placed at the top of the Marmolada, and reusing the materials brought to the peak by soldiers from 1915-1917.
To book to the Punta Penia Cabin Rifugio, or to request any information please contact the Castiglioni Marmolada Rifugio, support base at Passo Fedaia for the Cabin. Write to [email protected] or call (+39) 0462 601117, 0462 601681 or 3460334949. Alessia and Giulia will get back to you as soon as possible.
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A popular destination for mountain lovers. The access roads to the Punta Penia Cabin Rifugio are...Details
Starting from the Castiglioni Marmolada Rifugio at Passo Fedaia, you go up to the beginning of the glacier and then cross it through crevices and rocks...Details