Classic and thrilling, the ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella del Sassolungo, at an elevation of 2683 meters, develops within a majestic environment with incredibly scenic glimpses to the surrounding mounts. The hike features a very pleasant climb and a long, motley and fun descent.

  • Dolomites, Sassolungo
  • 5 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella Sassolungo

The excursion starts from Rifugio Passo Sella, at an elevation of 2180 meters. After following a trail through wavy slopes in mild declivity, the climb gets steeper and enters the coilour between Cinque Dita and Sassolungo, leeding us to Rifugio Demetz (2681 meters). A last stretch will get us to the saddle.

The wonderful ski descent develops in a very motley and evocative tour in the couloir of Sassolungo and then to Santa Cristina. We will, then, get back to Passo Sella taking the Dolomiti Superski ski-lift.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Sassolungo features a 500 meters elevation gain and a 1300 meters elevation loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as BS (Good Skier). Maximum incline is 40 degrees.

Price for the ski mountaineering experience to Forcella Sassolungo

€ 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 Forcella Sassolungo

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Rifugio Passo Sella
    Località Passo Sella, 2 - SS242
    39048 Selva di Val Gardena - BZ
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°30'33.9"N 11°45'25.6"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
  • 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, 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 in the Dolomites to Forcella Sassolungo, 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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