The ski mountaineering excursion to Forca Rossa offers an interesting tour with no particular technical difficulties in a wild and pure environment through Alta Val Franzedàs, in the western side of the Marmolada Range. The whole hike is incredibly scenic and the view from the summit, on Mount Civetta and Mount Agner is beyond words.

  • Dolomites, Marmolada - Cima Uomo Range
  • 5 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Forca Rossa

The excursion starts from Malga Ciapela, by the camping area, along the forest track that ventures into Val Franzedàs. After climbing through a sweet trail we proceed through steeper slopes in the woods and we reach Casolari di Franzedàs, at an elevation of 1980 meters. In the middle of the long valley we approach Col Bechèr and after a last steeper stretch we reach Forca Rossa. The ski descent can take place either through the climb route or following a more rewarding itinerary along the creek Rio Franzedàs.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Forca Rossa features a 1000 meters elevation gain and loss. It is rated as PD (Moderately Difficult). Maximum incline is 35 degrees.

Price for the ski mountaineering experience to Forca Rossa

€ 330 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 360 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 400 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to Forca Rossa

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Parking near the "Romantic Village" Camping
    Località Malga Ciapela, 116
    32020 Rocca Pietore - BL
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°25'32.3"N 11°54'15.7"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

  • 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 reserve a mountain guide for the ski mountaineering excursion to Forca Rossa from Malga Ciapela - Marmolada, 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 and all the contact information.

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