Wonderful ski mountaineering excursion in the heart of the amazing Ortles Cevedale mountainous range. An incredibly evocative and not particularly difficult path that, nevertheless, features a notable development. This hike, with its thrilling ascent and a descent that provides a smooth and super fun ski ride, is a classic ski mountaineering of the Stelvio National Park.

  • Cima Marmotta
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering to Cima Marmotta from Val Martello

The spectacular ski mountaineering excursion to Cima Marmotta starts from Rifugio Genziana, right at the end of Martello Valley (Val Martello), at an elevation of 2051 meters.

Going up through an evocative little street the mountaineers will reach Rifugio Corsi, at an elevation of 2265 meters, perched in its marvelous position on a scenic rocky spur. Passed some rocky crags the mountaineers will traverse and pop out on a wonderful wide and flat valley. They will, then, cross an suggestive little bridge and they will keep going through the valley to some sweet slopes that will lead them to Rifugio Martello, at an elevation of 2610 meters.

Climbing some steeper slopes, then, the hikers will get to the ice basin of Vedretta Alta. Going up through it, they will reach the ridge from where they will climb to the summit of Cima Marmotta.

The descent takes place through the climb route and it provides a very rewarding ski ride.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Cima Marmotta reaches an elevation of 3330 meters and it features a 1300 meter elevation gain and loss. The itinerary faces north and it is a mid grade difficulty path that can be done in about 6 hours. Even though it does not feature extreme technical issues, the path calls for a good physical training and some mountaineering ski experience.

Price of Cima Marmotta ski mountaineering excursion

€ 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 Cima Marmotta

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Rifugio Genziana
    Alta Valle, 2
    39020 Martello - BZ
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°29'20.6"N 10°41'14.3"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
  • Mountaineering ax
  • 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.
  • 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 Cima Marmotta from Val Martello, 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.