Ski Mountaineering to Croda Rossa d'Ampezzo, Forcella Colfiedo

Spectacular ski mountaineering excursion in the Dolomites Natural Park and the Fanes-Sennes and Braies Natural Park, discovering the Croda Rossa d'Ampezzo. A greatly rewarding circular itinerary surrounded by a wild and looming landscape of incomparable beauty shaped by natural amphitheaters, sharp pinnacles, passes, and deep valleys.

  • Dolomites, Croda Rossa d'Ampezzo
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering to Croda Rossa d'Ampezzo

The ski mountaineering itinerary starts in the proximity of the deserted army facilities near the Cimabanche Pass. The first climbing section follows a trail through the forest, climbing to a beautiful plateau called Forcella Lerosa. Then we continue through a beautiful fairytale landscape called Valbones Castle, an amphitheater surrounded by red sharp pinnacles and peaks inhabited by herds of roe deer and other wildlife. Then we climb up a rather difficult and steep couloir, leading up to the Colfiedo Pass. We descend from the pass going east, along a marvelously wide and deep valley taking us down on an unforgettable 1300-meter ski run.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella Colfiedo has a 1300 meter positive/negative elevation gain. It requires good training and mastering of technical ski mountaineering skills and is rated AD (Rather Difficult). Maximum incline is 35 degrees.


€ 330 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 360 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 400 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering excursion to Croda Rossa d'Ampezzo

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Parking of the abandoned military station,
    c/o Passo Cimabanche
    Strada Statale 51 di Alemagna (Cortina-Dobiaco)
    32043 Cortina d’Ampezzo, BL
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°37'00.1"N 12°10'12.3"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
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche 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 the ski mountaineering in Croda Rossa d'Ampezzo to Forcella Colfiedo, 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 ski touring 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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