Traditionally, people in this area of the Dolomites spoke Ladin, one of the Rhaeto-Romance languages. Ucia de Fanes means the Hut or Hostel of the Fanes Valley and it is situated at 2,000 meters, below the Limestone Peak (Piza di Lima, seen below)
Hiking buddies met along the trail, from Czech Republic below. Alan with Arto from Finland. The group in the third shot before leaving the Ucia.