The Alta Via 2 - Dolomite Mountains Italy

Rifugio Boe to Passo di Valles  (Days 4 - 5)

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Day 4 - 5 September 2008

Above - Dawn from outside Rifugio Boe

Above - Juliet and Jon leaving Rifugio Boe

Above - on the trail

Above - approaching Rifugio Forcella Pordoi

Above - Descending from Forcella Pordoi - I walked down, while Juliet and Jon took the gondola

Above - Ahead - catching back up to Jon and Juliet on the Viel del Pan

Above - view from the Viel del Pan

Above - Approaching Lago di Fedaia

Above - From Lago di Fedaia we walked down the road 9 kms to Malga Ciapela

Day 5 - 6 September 2008

Above - At Malga Ciapela - we stayed in the Ristorante Bar "Del Gigio". The hosts went out of their way to be friendly and helpful - even driving Jon and Juliet to the next town down the valley so they could access an ATM to get more cash for the rest of the walk.

Above - Improving weather on the walk out of Malga Ciapela

Above - a small snake - a viper

Above - the trail heading up to Forca Rossa

Above - view near Forca Rossa

Above - Looking down to Passo di San Pellagrino from Forca Rossa

Above - Looking towards the Marmolada

Above - Looking towards the Marmolada

Above - Jon and Juliet and a friendly horse

Above - Juliet on the trail

Above - horses

Above - flower

Above - Jon and Juliet outside a small chapel at Rifugio Fuchiade

Above - Outside a chalet

Above - Looking ahead (south) to the Pale di San Martino

Above - near Forcella di Pradazzo

Above - Peaks of the Pale di San Martino

Above - Peaks of the Pale di San Martino

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