Micheluzzi Climbing Route to Piz Ciavazes in the Sella Group

The Micheluzzi climbing route to Mount Piz Ciavazes has become one of the great classic paths in the Dolomites. It is a historical route on the majestic side of this beautiful mountain. The itinerary goes up through the central section of Mount Ciavazes and it features a long, about 90 meters, V°+ and VI° traverse. This route provides an interesting, scenic and rewarding climb; an itinerary that gives unforgettable experiences and views.

  • Piz Ciavazes, Sella Range
  • 8 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the Micheluzzi climbing route to Piz Ciavazes

This exciting climb develops along an itinerary that was opened by Luigi Micheluzzi and Ettore Castiglioni on September 26th 1935.

Micheluzzi climbing route to Piz Ciavazes is an intense and demanding itinerary with complex yet well equipped passages. All the stopping points through the whole development are very nicely equipped as well. The first and the last lengths are a little less equipped but the large traverse is adequately nailed and its VI° stretch is very well equipped. The via covers a 255 meter elevation gain and a development of 410 meters. The 12 lengths that make this itinerary can be climbed in 6 hours. The Micheluzzi climbing route is rated VI° maximum level of difficulty.

The descent crosses ledge Cengia dei Camosci. It features an evocative passage on hands and knees through a short tunnel before leading back to the foot of the mountain side. Two passages feature a descending climb (II°) or, as an alternative, a rappel. A nice trail, then, leads back to Passo Sella.

Excursion price for climbing the Micheluzzi climbing route to Piz Ciavazes

€ 450 - Price for 1 person

€ 650 - Price for 2 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Rifugio Monti Pallidi
    Strada Del Sella, 2
    38032 Canazei - TN
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°29'54.0"N 11°47'28.8"E
  • Transfer There are 10 minutes transfer from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Climbing shoes
  • Climbing helmet
  • Climbing harness
  • Descender
  • Carabiners
  • Approach shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Technical apparel
  • Backpack

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 reserve a mountain guide for climbing the Micheluzzi climbing route to Piz Ciavazes in the Sella group, 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 and all the contact information.

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