Book an awesome challenging ski mountaineering excursion in Cortina d'Ampezzo!
The mountain guide will accompany you to discover the amazing itineraries of the Dolomites. Technical and challenging backcountry ski excursions, suggested to individuals who enjoy adventures on mixed terrains, negotiating sections on skis, or climbing with crampons and ax, and long freeride descents.

  • Dolomites
  • 6 hours
  • High difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the experience

Full-day ski mountaineering excursions to discover the Dolomites around Cortina, the most beautiful mountains of the world. You will live awesome adventures, finding yourself in the peaceful silent of pristine nature, with breathtaking views over majestic peaks and slopes covered with snow.

The mountain guide will choose one of the high difficulty itinerary according to the snow and weather conditions and to the technical skills, physical conditions and level of experience of the group participants.

Here there are some possible backcountry skiing in Cortina d'Ampezzo and surroundings:

Tofana di Rozes
The ski mountaineering excursion to the Tofana di Rozes has an elevation gain of 1200 meters from the Dibona Lodge and 1700 from the road. Maximum incline is 40 degrees.

Tofana di Rozes and Bus de Tofana
The section of the ski mountaineering excursion to Tofana di Rozes has an elevation gain of 800 meters from Rifugio Cantore. Maximum incline is 40 degrees.

Tofana Terza and Vallon de Raola
The ski mountaineering excursion to Tofana Terza and Vallon de Raola has an elevation gain of 650 meters and an elevation loss of over 1600 meters on the descent. Maximum incline is 40 degrees.

Cristallino di Misurina
The ski mountaineering excursion to the Cristallino di Misurina has a 1300-meter elevation gain both on the way up and down. The incline is up to 40 degrees.

Tre Cime di Lavaredo
The complete ski mountaineering tour of theTre Cime di Lavaredo has an elevation up of 1100 meters and down of 2200 meters. Maximum incline is 45 degrees.

Forcella delle Bance - Mount Popena
The ski mountaineering excursion to the Forcella delle Bance has an elevation gain of 1100 meters, on the way up and on the way down. We steepest incline upward is a short stretch at 50 degrees and 40 on the way down.

Forcella Marcoira - Sorapiss Group
The ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella Marcoira has an elevation gain of 600 meters. Maximum incline is 40 degrees.

Fanis - Lagazuoi
The ski mountaineering excursion to the couloirs of South Fanis has a gain of 1400 meters up as well as down. Maximum incline is 45 degrees.

All excursions require good training and mastering of ski mountaineering technical skills because of the OSA (Excellent Mountain Skier) rating.

The ski mountaineering excursions are indicative.
The mountain guide may change the itinerary if snow or route conditions are not good or safe.


€ 360 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 400 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 440 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Pasticceria Alverà
    Piazza Fratelli Ghedina Pittori, 14
    32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, BL
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°32'22.9"N 12°08'04.9"E
  • Transfer The transfer from the meeting point to the location of the excursion will take place using the guide's vehicle and/or your own.

What to bring

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Ski helmet
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack
  • Climbing harness
  • Water bottle

What you need to know

  • 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, if available or for hire.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 book a difficult ski mountaineering in Cortina d'Ampezzo, you must 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 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 or the mountaineering school, and all the contact information.