Walking and mountaineering guide to via ferratas of Northern, Central and Eastern Italian Dolomites, Europe. Areas include Catinaccio, Marmolada, Sella, Puez Odle, Fanes, Tofane, Cristallo, Sesto, Sorapiss and Marmarole, with routes arranged by bases - Pedraces, Selva, Corvara, Arabba, Val di Fassa, Falzarego, Cortina, Misurina, Sest and Auronzo.
mid-June to late September, with some lower and south-facing routes OK outside this season; August is busiest, but has best level of local services
Pedraces/La Villa, Selva, Corvara, Arabba, Val di Fassa/Canazei, Falzarego, Cortina, Misurina, Sesto and Auronzo
all grades from straightforward short sections of 'protected walking' to serious and strenuous mountain expeditions involving high levels of exposure and commitment
all the routes are great, but don't tackle something too hard too quickly