Ski Mountaineering to Forcella Marcoira in the Sorapiss Group

Spectacular and challenging ski mountaineering excursion in the Dolomites, leading to Forcella Marcoira on a great ski run along a thrilling couloir: an extraordinary and well-rounded ski mountaineering itinerary unfolding in an isolated and wild environment.

  • Dolomites, Marcoira, Sorapiss Range
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella Marcoira in the Sorapiss Group

The ski mountaineering itinerary starts at Tre Croci Pass, where we take a trail going through a pine and larch forest leading us to the steep upward couloir reaching Forcella Marcoira, at 2307 meters. On a long and delicate traverse, from the pass we reach the start of the couloir and we begin a wonderfully steep ski run. Three quarters down the canal, a cliff makes us tackle a fun double rope climb, followed by beautiful slopes leading us near a forest, at 1740 meters, where we meet summer trail #215 which takes us back to Tre Croci Pass.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella Marcoira has an elevation gain of 600 meters. It requires good training and mastering of ski mountaineering technical skills because of the BSA (Good Mountain Skier) rating. Maximum incline is 40 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 Forcella Marcoira

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Access trail n. 215
    Strada regionale 48 delle Dolomiti - Passo Tre Croci
    32043 Cortina d’Ampezzo, BL
  • Meeting time 9.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°33'21.9"N 12°12'16.5"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
  • Ski helmet
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack
  • Climbing harness

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 Forcella Marcoira, 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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