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Dolomiti 452

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1.4 mile 2.3 kilometer point to point
81% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 337' 103 m
Descent: -293' -89 m
High: 7,569' 2,307 m
Low: 7,309' 2,228 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 26% (14°)

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Trail shared by Tad Davis

A beautiful trail, with views in all directions, which skirts the west side of Nuvolua at 2,595m.

Tad Davis

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers

Description

Free parking is available at the trailhead. Start from the Passo Giau (a mountain pass at 2,236m) with unbelievable views in all directions.

Head north, straight towards the Ra Gusela rock tower. The trail will go to the left of the tower as it follows the base of the mountain, Nuvolau. Much of the trail is very rocky and slow going though still enjoyable if you take your time. Towards the end, the trail will climb even more before it ends at a 4WD road with access to Rifugio Nuvolau (mountain hut).

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Running the rocky 452 on the way to Cinque Torri.
Jun 22, 2015 near Selva d…, IT
See trail 452 skirting the mountain on the right and 4wd road switchbacking directly ahead.
Jun 22, 2015 near Selva d…, IT
Ra Gusela from Passo Giau
Jun 22, 2015 near Selva d…, IT
Stunning trail!
Jun 26, 2015 near Selva d…, IT

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