Cima Solda, in the Gruppo Ortles Cevedale Range, in the Alpi Retiche mountainous chain, is a charming mountain reaching an elevation of 3387 meters. The ski mountaineering excursion to its summit is a very exciting and intense alpine experience. A particularly interesting itinerary that develops within an incredibly evocative and thrilling environment.

The ascent is very exciting with interesting mountaineering aspects and from the summit the hikers can enjoy a fantastic observation point on the scenic Solda Valley (Valle di Solda) and on Cedec Valley (Val Cedec) and they can admire wide and unforgettable views. The descent ski ride is very beautiful, continuous, smooth, motley and super fun, especially with spring firn.

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

Information about the ski mountaineering to Cima Solda

The ski mountaineering to Cima Solda starts from Rifugio Forni and through an evocative mule track it climbs up on steep hairpin turns, it goes round the ridge that leads to valley Val Cedec and it reaches Rifugio Pizzini. Through a constantly easy and evident path, the hikers will go up to station of the cableway that serves Rifugio Casati.

The path goes up until it enters the first evident couloir. On milder declivity, then, it climbs up to the base of the steep ridge on which the final part of the nice summer trail to Rifugio Casati develops. From the rifugio, at an elevation of 3254 meters, the hikers will keep climbing towards the ridge and, passing a wide hump, they will get to the summit.

It is also possible to climb directly to the summit: from the cableway station one could climb up straight through the steep slope going round the rocky section on the south side of Mount Cima Solda going up all the way to the summit.

The very beautiful descent ski ride takes place through one of the two possible climb routes.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Cima Solda (Sulden-Spitze) leads to an elevation of 3387 meters. The itinerary is rated as BSA (good ski mountaineer). The path faces south/southwest and it features a 1200 meter elevation gain. The itinerary can be done in 4/6 hours, depending on the conditions of weather and snow.

Price of Cima Solda ski mountaineering excursion

€ 360 - for 1 person

€ 400 - for 2 persons

€ 450 - for 3 persons

€ 510 - for 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to Cima Solda

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Rifugio Forni
    Località Forni, Santa Caterina Valfurva
    23030 Valfurva - SO
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°25'12.6"N 10°33'17.8"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
  • Climbing harness
  • Carabiners

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 book the ski mountaineering excursion to Cima Solda (Sulden-Spitze) 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.

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