Dolomites, 2017

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September 2

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September 3. (Day 1) Ascending Monte Grappa

Looking back down the slopes of the Grappa

Jay at the end of the climb

Hang gliders off the slopes of the Grappa

View off the summit of the Monte Grappa

September 4. (Day 2) Heading for Marostica

View in Bassano del Grappa

September 5. (Day 3) Heading for Levico Terme

View near our hotel in Levico Terme

In Levico Terme

September 6. (Day 4) At the summit of the Passo Manghen

Sign at the Passo Manghen

September 7. (Day 5) Heading for Mezzocorona

September 8. (Day 6) Heading for Bolzano

September 9. (Day 7) Festival in Bolzano

September 11. (Day 9) Heading for Corvara

Corvara view from our hotel

September 12. (Day 10) Snowing in Corvara

Later, afternoon in Corvara

September 13. (day 11) Heading for Cortina starting with the Passo Gardena

The Passo Sella (view from its summit)

The Passo Pordoi (view from its summit)

View while descending the Passo Pordoi

Climbing the Passo Falzarego

Looking up to more climbing on the Passo Falzarego

View overlooking Cortina

September 15. (Day 13) Heading for Feltre: At the summit of the Passo Giau

View from the summit of the Passo Giau

Clothed for descending

Clothed for descending

[2014] The Castle, in Castelfranco

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Date Description Miles Time MPH Feet Ft/Mile Garmin Ft
Friday, September 01, 2017 Depart for Italy, flight to Venice at 7:50 pm, Air France
Saturday, September 02, 2017 Arrival Day
Sunday, September 03, 2017 Castelfranco Veneto: Loop ride over Monte Grappa (with Jay Kimberly) 63.55 5:18:27 12.0 6162 97.0 5,994
Monday, September 04, 2017 Castelfranco Veneto to Marostica 52.41 3:55:34 13.3 3450 65.8 3,550
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Marostica to Levico Terme 48.03 3:59:48 12.0 2052 42.7 2,185
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Levico Terme: Loop ride including Passo Manghen, Passo di Redebus 69.10 6:05:23 11.3 9852 142.6 9,563
Thursday, September 07, 2017 Levico Terme to Mezzocorona: Altopiano di Pine, Cembra 46.77 3:34:39 13.1 3903 83.4 3,980
Friday, September 08, 2017 Mezzocorona to Bolzano: via Cles, Passo Mendola 55.88 4:33:31 12.3 5834 104.4 5,718
Saturday, September 09, 2017 Bolzano: rest day
Sunday, September 10, 2017 Bolzano to Brixen: Rain, riding in van
Monday, September 11, 2017 Brixen to Corvara: via Passo d”Erbe 41.70 4:02:00 10.3 7725 185.2 7,142
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Corvara: Rain, rest day
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Corvara to Cortina: via Passo Gardena, Sella, Pordoi, Falzarego 50.15 4:34:31 11.0 7361 146.8 7,041
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Cortina: Rest day, some rain, rode to Cicli Cortina 4.80 0:29:00 9.9 377 78.5 377
Friday, September 15, 2017 Cortina to Feltre: via Passo Giau, Staulanza, Duran 80.82 6:47:37 11.9 10499 129.9 10,190
Saturday, September 16, 2017 Feltre to Castelfranco; rain 36.62 2:19:42 15.7 879 24.0 653
Sunday, September 17, 2017 Fly home: Air France to Paris (CDG), then MSP
TOTAL (or average) 549.83 45:40:12 12.04 58,093 105.7 56,393