The Mottolino ski area is a marvelous district of the mountainous area that dominates Livigno. A backcountry ski Paradise that offers to the snow & winter lovers endless and wonderful opportunities. On the wide and spectacular mountainous area that surrounds Livigno endless ski tracks welcome the skier among majestic and spectacular peaks, evocative woods and sweet valleys.

This enchanted corner of the Alps offers the off-piste skiing lovers stupendous paths that give them the chance to venture looking for immaculate snow and for unique emotions in magic environments far from everything.

  • Livigno, Mottolino Ski Area
  • 5 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the backcountry skiing in Livigno to Mottolino

In the Mottolino ski area we can find many very beautiful backcountry ski itineraries; paths of various lengths and difficulties that give all the skiers -from the beginner to the most expert freerider- the chance to live unforgettable emotions in unique, evocative and incredibly scenic environments.

Off-piste skiing in the Mottolino ski area means living incredibly intense emotions crossing immaculate valleys and uncontaminated slopes, immersed in an amazing, quiet and spectacular nature. Moving away from the trod ski tracks means getting in touch and in intimacy with the mountain.

Off-piste skiing is discovering nature again, it is freedom and it is creativity. Venturing through untrod paths means experimenting , discovering and being moved.

Here are some of the many very beautiful backcountry ski itineraries that can be done in this marvelous area for the freeride skiing

Backcountry ski in Vallaccia
A marvelous descent that starts from an elevation of 2700 meters and it covers a 700 height loss. From the chairlift station the path comfortably reaches the Vallaccia; fom there a wonderful ski ride leads -with no obligated path- to the bottom of the valley. A relatively easy (max 30°) yet incredibly evocative and rewarding off-piste skiing itinerary.

Backcountry ski to Bosco della M
This off-piste path starts from an elevation of 2700 meters, it covers a 860 height loss and it develops on 35° slopes. The ski ride is super fun; it starts from the top station of the Valfin chair lift. After going down a sweet slope it enters a very nice woods.

Backcountry ski to Monte de l'Ables
Very beautiful off-piste itinerary that starts from the top station of the Valfin chair-lift, at an elevation of 2735 meters. The decent develops through a 930 meter height loss, on 35° slopes. This wonderful ski ride crosses the very beautiful slopes of the "Baitel de la Blesa" area; it reaches the huts through a very fun stretch where the "freedom of lines" is absolute. It is, then, possible to go down through a stupendous woods or through an exciting couloir.

Backcountry ski to Monte delle Mine
From the top station of the Valfin chair-lift (2700 meters) the path reaches the summit of Mountl Monte delle Mine, at an elevation of 2883 meters. The descent features a 1000 meter height loss and it develops on 35° slopes. With free path the itinerary leads to a nice couloir through which the skiers will reach the bottom of the valley. A wonderful ski ride on fantastic snow.

Backcountry ski to Monte delle Mine - Couloir Clus
This itinerary starts from an elevation of 2883 meters and it features a 1000 meter height loss developing on 35° to 45° slopes. This is probably the most beautiful -definitely the most renowned- off-piste itinerary of the whole Livigno area.

Backcountry ski Deshana
The itinerary starts from an elevation of 2430 meters covering a 6000 meter height loss and developing on 30° slopes. With the snowcat taxi service the skiers will reach Passo d'Eira and they will go up to the summit of Mount Monte Crapena. The descent is very beautiful and it crosses a great variety of environments. The ski ride starts through a marvelous open slope before entering a nice woods; after passing some sweet meadows, then, the hikers will go down to the bottom of the valley. A really backcountry fun path.

Price for the backcountry skiing in Livigno to Mottolino ski area

€ 300 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 330 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 360 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for the backcountry skiing experience in Livigno

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Mottolino Chair lift
    Via Bondi 473
    23041 Livigno, SO
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°32'14.9"N 10°08'30.3"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Freeride skis
  • Freeride ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Crampons
  • Ski helmet
  • 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.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated 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.
  • Skipass The excursion requires the skipass, which is not included in the price, and may be purchased at the ski-lift ticket offices in the departure area.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To reserve a mountain guide for a backcountry skiing in Livigno to Mottolino ski area, you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the off-piste skiing excursion.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, 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.