OverviewSassolungo "di Cibiana" not to be confused with the more famous Sassolungo/Langkofel in Valgardena.
It is also called "El Cimòn" for the people of Ospitale di Cadore, and "Sasslòngo" for the people of Cibiana village.
Very impressive if seen from north when crossing the Passo di Cibiana by car.
It's part of the Bosconero group and also fourth summit for height after the Sasso di Bosconero 2464m, Sasso di Toanella 2430m and Sfornioi di Mezzo 2425m.
It has a pyramid shape with an oustanding rocky wall on the north side above the valley of Cibiana that has made it interesting for climbers.
The wall is the most imposing point of a long ridge made of many pinnacles and peaks with an east-west direction, that start from the summit of Sfornioi nord and finish with the Sass de Mezodì.
The south side is a smooth gravelled flank covered of bushes and small trees totally enclosed into the Campestrin valley.
It has been probably climbed for the first time in the 19th century by local chamois hunters.
Getting ThereThe group is located into the “Dolomiti di Zoldo” region. For who came from “Pianura Padana”, the fastest way is reach the village of "Longarone". Not far from the city of "Belluno".
From Turin or Milan or Venice: motorway A4 - Mestre - motorway A27.
Otherwise, reach the village of "Zoldo". It isn't the easiest way but very panoramic.
From "Feltre" or "Belluno": road n.203 – Agordo – Passo Duran – Zoldo.
The nearest international airports are "Treviso", used for many low-cost flights, and "Venice" "Marco Polo".
The nearest railway station is Longarone; Belluno station can also be used as the DolomitiBus service leaves from there for Longarone/Pecol.
Various buses of the DolomitiBus service leave from the Belluno bus station (opposite the railway station) and reach Val Zoldana in approx. 1hour.
Tourist Office/Ufficio Turistico Provinciale di Zoldo Alto
Viale Dolomiti, 4
32010 Zoldo Alto (BL)
Tel. 0437 789145
Fax 0437 788878
Routes overviewHere will be listed the most important ways to the summit, not the many modern climb routes.
(Normal route) - From the bivouac Campestrin get above the gravelled south flank throught the dense wood and than to the summit - easy (I°).
The south flank can also be reached from the "Forcella ovest del Sassolungo" - (I°/II°)
From the "Forcella Ovest del Sassolungo" - 300m - (II°/III°-)
B.Crepaz/S.Gobbo - From "Forcella Cibiana" - Bad rock in the begin - 300m - (III°/IV°)
M.Bianchi/E.Urban (via diretta) - Bad rocks - 500m - (III°/IV°)
S.Casara/M.Canal/F.Stefani/L.Panozzo (via "Al sole delle Dolomiti" - 450m - (IV°)
From "Forcella delle Ronce" - 420m - (I°/II°)
From "Casera Pian de Fontana" - (I°)
Camping and HutsCamping is permitted in the whole Bosconero group and it doesn't require any red tape.
For this part of the group the only recovery is the bivouac "Casera Campestrin". Otherwise the nearest places for rest, are the hotels situated on the Passo Cibiana or in the village of Ospitale di Cadore.
Casera Campestrin 1649m
Open from: permanenly
Property: CAI sez. San Donà di Piave
From Passo Cibiana, path 483, 2 hours EE
From Ospitale di Cadore, path 483, 3,30 hours E
"Pelmo e Dolomiti di Zoldo" - Guida dei Monti d'Italia - G.Angelini & P.Sommavilla - (the book wherefrom I've got the informations for this page) - 1983
"Il Bosconero" - Tamara edizioni montagna - De Zordo Vittorio
"La Val di Zoldo" - Cierre edizioni - Bonetti Paolo/Lazzarin Paolo - 2009