The ski mountaineering excursion to Forchetta Majella or Fondo di Majella from Fonte di Nunzio is a spectacular itinerary in couloir. It develops through an extremely evocative and scenic environment and it provides a particularly exciting ascent. It gives the chance to climb up to two incredibly scenic peaks, Mount Amaro and Mount Macellaro, and it provides a very fun and rewarding ski ride.

  • MaJella Massif
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski mountaineering to Forchetta Majella

The ski mountaineering excursion to Forchetta Majella or Fondo di Majella starts from the little village of Fonte di Nunzio.

The path goes up through the street before entering the woods and reaching Fonte dell'Orso, at an elevation of 1708 meters. Heading east, then, the hikers will enter Fondo di MaJella and they will climb up all the way to the ruined fold. Climbing through the south-west slope the path keeps going until Forchetta MaJella, at an elevation of 2390 meters.

From the Forchetta the hikers will go up to Monte Macellaro (2631 meters) or they can keep going through valley Vallone di Femmina Morta until they reach the summit of Mount Amaro (2790 meters). The descent ski ride develops marvelous through the climb route.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Forchetta Majella or Fondo di Majella from Fonte di Nunzio is rated as BS (good skier). It starts from an elevation of 1249 meters and it reaches an elevation of 2390 meters covering a 1150 meter elevation gap. During the descent the path mostly faces west.

Price of ski mountaineering to Forchetta Majella

€ 360 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 390 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 420 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to Forchetta Majella

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Fonte di Nunzio
    Via Caramanico, 15-21
    67030 Pacentro - AQ
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 42°03'12.3"N 14°03'10.9"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

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 16, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • 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 the ski mountaineering to Forchetta Majella with a mountain guide, 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.