Hotel Drei Zinnen - Hotel Tre Cime
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... in some routes, like the Paternkofel (a peak near Toblach in the Dolomites), you even use them to ascend to the summit. These are called Klettersteigen, or fixed "climbing-routes". In the ascent of the Paternkofel, you climb through a tunnel used in WWI for almost half of the ascent.
The Dolomitic and Tiroler regions, while in Northern Italy, are split almost 50/50 between German and Italian speakers. The area ...
... was also an old hut that the workers that built the road had lived in and a memorial to those that had died during the construction. The tunnel at the top had icicles in it from water that had been dripping. At 5.00 pm it was 1.5C.
We stayed the night just at the bottom of the road in a car park as it was starting to get dark.
I ever went up and so fell in love with the place from then on.
was still early but the bikers were out and were all racing along to see who
could get to the summit first. From the start of the pass road there is about 7
or 8km of continuously twisting roadway.
most of the bikers on here who were racing along, I simply just took it quite
gentle and kept stopping to take photos and set my bike cameras up at ...
... road to Leinz where I headed east and finally turned south onto the great Plockenpass road.
I stopped at the lower edges of the pass for a few photos and then chased after a few mad bikers who seemed to be racing up here.
No ways was I keeping up with them but just taking it easy up here I could hear their bikes exhausts racing back and forth along the road above as it makes its way up this mountain.
Before I headed up this pass i never thought it would be much ...
Day 17 - Cortina D'Amprezzo to Pieve Di Cadore 33km Today started with assisting some American tourists get their Mercedes van out of the wet, steep car park at the hotel. It had been raining most of the night and would rain for the rest of the day so we donned our wet gear, although we were pretty much drenched within the first 5km. We rode down a beautiful valley shrouded in fog, but unfortunately ...