This is an high altitude, squared cut that lies between the peak of Terza Piccola to the west and its powerful eastern buttress, that allows passage from the Eichenkofel valley to the grassy saddle of the Digola pass. It is also called the Sella Dracone, named after Dracone, a lord of Comelico, who unjustly extorted taxes from the people of Sappada around 1300.
An evocative and varied itinerary with no particular difficulties, the dense, quiet spruce-woods of the huge forest of Digola lead on to a wild and lonely gorge, very unusual in its morphology with two different sides (one side being rocky, gravelly and stony, the other with gentle grassy slopes), it then approaches the magical world of the peaks. From the fork, the summit of the Terza Piccola (see Normal routes section) is really straightforward (one for hiker-climbers however). It is one of the corners in the area that remains almost unspoiled and uncrowded and which provides good views on the Rinaldo group and the Terze, the silence comes with altitude and perhaps an unexpected but always welcome encounter with some herd of chamois that inhabit the area.
Updated: June 16, 2020
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