Ski Mountaineering to the Lastoi de Formin

Beautiful ski mountaineering excursion in the Dolomites to the Lastoi de Formin, a large rocky plateau gently sloping down to a pine and larch forest. A well rounded, greatly rewarding ski mountaineering itinerary along gentle slopes and nice gullies, developing in a great and wide-open environment such as the Mondeval area.

  • Dolomites, Lastoi de Formin, Croda da Lago Group
  • 5 hours
  • Low difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to the Lastoi de Formin

The ski mountaineering itinerary starts at a small parking lot located along the road between Cortina and Passo Giau. The trail gently climbs up the wide valley leading to Forcella Giau. From the pass we continue up to Malga Mondeval. First, we go up the gully leading to Forcella Formin, then we follow the slopes up the top of the Lastoi di Formin at 2657 meters. From the summit we can enjoy a spectacular view: Monte Civetta is on the right, Monte Pelmo is in front, and Monte Antelao on the left.

We handle the pleasant descent skiing down nicely along a deep valley, then by trail in the forest taking us to Peziè de Parù.

The ski mountaineering excursion to the Lastoi de Formin has an elevation gain of 750 meters up and 900 meters with a PD (Moderately Difficult) rating. Maximum incline is 30 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 the Lastoi de Formin

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Malga Giau (pathway access)
    Strada Provinciale 638, Km 7
    Loc. Passo Giau
    32046 San Vito di Cadore - BL
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°29'23.0"N 12°04'00.3"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

  • 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 reserve a mountain guide for the ski mountaineering excursion in the Dolomites to the Lastoi de Formin, 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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