The ski mountaineering excursion to Monte Magro - Magerstein is a classic hike in the Collalto area. Monte Magro is one of the most beautiful peaks among the Vedrette di Ries - Riesferner Gruppe, the wonderful range of mounts between valley Bachertal, Valle di Anterselva and Valfredda. The itinerary leads to an incredibly scenic summit and it features a notable elevation gap with no particular technical issues.

  • Pustertal Alps, Vedrette di Ries
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Monte Magro – Magerstein

The excursion starts from the refreshment point Säge - Jausenstation Säge, at an elevation of 1580 meters, just above the village of Riva di Tures - Rein in Taufers, in Val del Rio - Bachertal. The itinerary starts from a wide plain and it keeps going through a forest track up to a crucified Christ statue, at an elevation of 1000 meters.

A definitely steep stretch through an evocative wood and another through an open, flat meadow will lead us, after crossing the creek over a nice little bridge, to Rifugio Roma. Another religious statue will tell us that it’s time to turn towards Monte Covoni - Tristennöckl and climb up through the hanging glacier. Making a loop, then, we will reach the summit. The fun ski descent takes place through the climb route.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Monte Magro - Magerstein features a 1680 meters elevation gain and loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as AD (Rather Difficult). Maximum incline is 35 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 Monte Magro - Magerstein

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Jausenstation Säge (Refreshment point of Säge)
    39032 Riva di Tures - BZ
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°56'26.9"N 12°05'10.1"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 excursion to Monte Magro - Magerstein in Valle Aurina & Tures, 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.