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Geotrail Dos Capèl

Geotrail Dos Capèl

Photo from: F. Modica

A journey through time up to 250 million years ago, between volcanic rocks, fossils, vertical walls and a geological landscape with lunar tracts.

The teaching stations you find along the way were created in collaboration with the Muse - Science Museum of Trento and the Geological Museum of the Dolomites of Predazzo with illustrations by the Portuguese artist Bernardo Carvalho.

  • signal_cellular_alt Difficulty Medium
  • straighten distance 3.97 Km
  • schedule duration 2:00 h
  • arrow_drop_up elevation 200 m
  • arrow_drop_down descent 200 m
  • skip_next highest point 2242 m
  • skip_next lowest point 2106 m

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Safety information:

THE 10 RULES FOR HIKERS 

  1. Prepare your itinerary beforehand
  2. Choose an itinerary that suits your physical abilities
  3. Choose suitable clothes and equipment
  4. Check the weather forecast
  5. Hiking by yourself is more risky; if this is the case, take a mobile phone with you
  6. Leave information about your itinerary and your expected return time
  7. If you are not sure about your itinerary, contact an Alpine Guide
  8. Pay attention to signposts and directions that you find along your way
  9. Do not hesitate in going back if you feel too tired
  10. In case of emergency call 112

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Start

Passo Feudo - Predazzo

Coordinates

DD 46.346908 , 11.55858 DMS46° 20' 48.8688'' N 11° 33' 30.8880'' E

Destination

Passo Feudo - Predazzo

Public Transis

Bus line Cavalese - Penia has a stop at lift station Latemar MontagnAnimata.

Getting there

From Cavalese drive direction Val di Fassa. After Predazzo you will find the lifts Latemar MontagnAnimata on your right side.

Parking

Big parking area at the lift departure

Turn-by-turn directions

Latemar’s rocks and fossils tell the tale of a tropical sea and large volcanoes in the area that is now the Dolomites.

If you want to travel back in time to 250 million years ago, take the Dolomite Geological Trail from Passo Feudo.

The easiest part of this route arrives at Passo di Tresca, along trail no. 515. This hike, which is suitable for children, takes an hour and a half, and is dotted with display boards.

But what will make you a proper young researcher is the kit and booklet (€ 6,00) you will be given at Gardoné, making your hike a fascinating adventure with tests, quizzes and games.

If you manage to complete the mission, you will receive a small prize at the end.

Equipment

Hiking shoes, rain-jacket, water, sun cream.

Not suggested for strollers, we suggest you to do it with a baby carrier.

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[There is no appointed guide for this route.]

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