Book a ski mountaineering excursion in the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park in the Dolomites!
Take part in a group experience and share the mountain guide that will accompany you to discover the amazing itineraries of the Fanes Alp, a splendid location for a great number of backcountry ski trips.

  • Dolomites
  • 2 days
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski touring

Two days of ski touring in the Dolomites at Fanes Alp, in the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Natural Park, inclusive of two pleasant and interesting itineraries for ski mountaineering in the mountains surrounding the Rifugio Fanes, where we are going to spend one night.

The Rifugio Fanes, at 2060 meters, is a best foothold for ski mountaineering excursions and is in a strategic location and surrounded by: Varella, Cima Dieci, Cima Nove, Col Becchei and Monte Castello. The Lodge offers refined accommodations, with beautiful rooms and fine dining.

Group planning of the 2-day ski mountaineering trip at Fanes Alp:

> departures every Monday starting from 2020 December 28th until 2021 April 5th.

Choose the date or period (in the request form) in which you would like to do the 2-day trip in the Dolomites and join an existing group.

Tour itinerary and technical information

First day of ski touring
The ski mountaineering excursion starting point is Passo Falzarego, where we will take the Lagazuoi cable car that leads up to the mountain hut Rifugio Lagazuoi, 2800 metres a.s.l., with its panoramic terrace overlooking the most amazing landscape of the Dolomites.

We make our descent along the Lagazuoi Alp, reaching the small Scotoni Lake. From here we start climbing to Forcella del Lago along the beautiful and wide Campestrin Valley, up to the top. We ski downhill following along varied and articulated slopes toward Tadega Pass, finally reaching the Fanes Lodge for dinner and the overnight stay.

  • Overall elevation gain: 870 meters
  • Overall elevation loss: 1250 meters
  • Duration time: around 6 hours
  • Difficulty level: intermediate
  • Overnight breakfast and dinner: Rifugio Fanes

Second day of ski touring
Spectacular and panoramic ski mountaineering excursion to the top of Col Becchei at 2794 meters. Descent to Cortina along the amazing Fanes Valley.

  • Overall elevation gain: 800 meters
  • Overall elevation loss: 800 meters
  • Duration time: around 6 hours
  • Difficulty level: intermediate
  • Transfer to Falzarego Pass: taxi

You will spend the one overnight stays in the mountain hut Rifugio Fanes, a very nice and cosy typical hut that offers to the hikers rooms and facilities, as well as a wide choice of excellent traditional mountain dishes.

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski touring

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Funivia del Lagazuoi (start of the cable car)
    Passo Falzarego
    32043 Cortina d’Ampezzo, BL
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°31'09.0"N 12°00'30.7"E
  • Transfer The transfer from the end of the excursion to the Falzarego Pass will take place using the taxi service

What to bring

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 16, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you.
  • Booking The booking for this experience is to join a group with a shared mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed and the availability left.
  • Price per person The price shown is for one participant in the group excursion with a mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed and the group availability left.
  • The price of the tour includes The price shown includes the following services:
    . Briefing 
    . Technical equipment 
    . Accommodation as noted in itinerary 
    . Treatment as noted in itinerary 
    . Local English speaking certified mountain guide 
    . Transfers 
    . Local tourist tax
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Rigid terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are rigid. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To book a two days backcountry ski touring excursion with a shared mountain guide, you must choose the date in which you wish to take the group excursion and you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the date, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the activity.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide and all the contact information.