Breathtaking and challenging ski mountaineering excursion to the Croda da Lago, for individuals who enjoy experiencing adventures on mixed terrains, negotiating sections on skis, or climbing with crampons and pick, and taking long freeride descents. This is a technical ski mountaineering itinerary, well rounded and greatly satisfying, in spellbinding and adventurous surroundings.

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

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Croda da Lago

The ski mountaineering excursion starts in Campo, a district in Cortina where we leave our car. The first section of the path goes through a trail in the woods, with the option of a snowmobile ride, taking us to an elevation of 2046 meters, location of Lago Federa and the Rifugio Palmieri. Surrounded by spectacular landscapes, we leave the lodge and in the direction of the great rocky slabs of Cima Ambrizzola where we set up our crampons to continue climbing along gullies and snowy ledges until we reach the summit of the Adì Pass.

Descending the gully is truly exciting: we are embedded among rocky faces and sharp pinnacles that offer an unforgettable ski-run down to the Formin Valley. We keep on skiing along the wide valley reaching the Peziè de Parù area.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Croda da Lago has a 1500-meter elevation gain ascending and 1150 meters descending. it requires good training and mastering of ski mountaineering techniques, as it includes an OSA (Excellent Ski Mountaineering Skills) rating. The maximum incline is 45 degrees.


€ 360 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 400 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 440 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering excursion to Croda da Lago

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Località Campo di Sotto
    (Lago di Pianozes pathway access)
    32043, Cortina d’Ampezzo - BL
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°31'07.9"N 12°07'48.5"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack
  • 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 reserve a mountain guide for the ski mountaineering excursion in the Dolomites to Croda da Lago, 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.

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