The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Amaro through the Rava del Ferro, in the Majella Massif, is a wonderful itinerary in an amazing couloir. A technical and rather demanding path that is yet very generous as far as the emotions and the fun are concerned. It offers unforgettable landscapes and a thrilling and super fun ski ride.

  • Monte Amaro, Majella
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Amaro in the Majella Massif

The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Amaro through Rava del Ferro, in the Majella Massif, starts from Lama Bianca.

At the end of the street the path enters the couloir squeezed inside the Rava del Ferro that goes up milder and milder until an elevation of about 2600 meters. Going up heading south-west the ski mountaineers will look out on the entrance of the Ravone della Vespa before going up through the sweet slopes that lead to the summit Cross of the Mount Amaro, at an elevation of 2793 meters.

The descent starts directly from the summit and it goes down marvelous through the summit ridge all the way to the head of the Ravone della Vespa, at an elevation of 2656 meters. Then, with a free path the ski ride keeps going straight until the snow makes it possible. Two possible paths, then, can bring the hikers back: one can go down to the Rava until the slopes right by the woods, reach Fonte della Chiesa through the trail and go back to the forest track to Lama Bianca, or, at the end of the beechwood, enter the woods, traverse and go all the way to the trail that brings back to the climb route.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Amaro through the Rava del Ferro and the Ravone della Vespa is rated as OS (very good ski mountaineer). It starts from an elevation of 1498 meters and it reaches an elevation of 2793 meters covering a total elevation gap of 1295 meters. The descent mostly faces west.

Price of ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Amaro in the Majella Massif

€ 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 Mount Amaro in the Majella Massif

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Lama Bianca
    65020 Sant'Eufemia a Maiella - PE
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 42°05'52.0"N 14°03'08.0"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 excursion to Mount Amaro through the Rava del Ferro, 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.