The Dolomites 2012: Day 8

Rifugio Boé – Rifugio Del Gigo

The sky was blue and the sun was shining when we woke up and the area was covered with snow. We had breakfast outside the rifugio before we left.

Heida eating porridge in the snow outside Rifugio Boe

porridge in the snow

 

Rifugio Boe

Rifugio Boe

It was slippery but beautiful!

me on slippery ground

Slippery

The view from rifugio Forcella

The view from rifugio Forcella

looking up at rifugio Forcella

looking up at rifugio Forcella

After about 45 min. we came to rifugio Forcella. We had a coffee at the rifugio before we started to walk down the steep slope down to Passo Pordoi.

The slope was full of people, we almost ran down the whole slope.

Passo Pordi is a skiing place with hotels and souvenir shops. We made a short stop at a restaurant wrote some postcards before we continued walking along Marmolada.

Marmolada

Marmolada

The view from Rifugio Del Gigio

The view from Rifugio Del Gigio

We were not alone, a lot of day tourists were on this trail. We had lunch at Rifugio Castigloni, it was crowded with people. I had some really tasty risotto. Then we continued down about 700m to Lago Di Fedaila. We didn’t feel like walking for two hours on a paved road so we decided to take the Dolomiti bus as the guide book recommended. We took the bus to Rifugio Del Gigio. We sat down on the porch in the sun. At this time it was hard to imagine that we had ate breakfast in snow!

We had really nice food at this rifugio, my new favorite dish Ravioli with pumpkin, delicious!

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