The excursion to Cima Sassara, 2894 meters, offers a complete, demanding and technical ski mountaineering itinerary and a thrilling experience. It starts its development through the beautiful valley Val Gelada and then it runs through steep slopes, small coilours and technical rocky stretches that require climbing with pick and crampons. The view from the top opens spectacular onto the Dolomiti di Brenta Range.

  • Dolomiti di Brenta
  • 7 hours
  • High difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Cima Sassara

The excursion starts from Campo Carlo Magno, at an elevation of 1651 meters; shortly we reach Malga Mondifrà that welcomes the hikers in its evocative and scenic location. After climbing through the incredibly scenic valley Val Gelada we keep going in increasing grade through steep slopes and crags, rock jumps and motley coilours until we reach the key stretch of the whole climb. With our skis on our back we keep climbing with pick and crampons and we face a delicate stretch through a ledge and a narrow coilour that must be climbed (II°). A last steep stretch will lead to the summit from where we can enjoy a spectacular view. The descent takes place through the climb route.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Cima Sassara features a 1243 meters elevation gain and loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as OSA (Excellent Mountain Skier). Maximum incline is 45 degrees.

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering excursion

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Grostè Cable Car
    Via Cima Tosa, 88
    Madonna di Campiglio
    38086 Pinzolo - TN
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°14'12.3"N 10°50'08.0"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
  • 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 mountain guide and 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 Cima Sassara, Madonna di Campiglio, 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.
Powrock 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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