The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Lavinarossa - Rotlahner (or Giogo del Bosco), is a beautiful and relatively easy hike in the peaceful Val Casies, along the border ridge with Austria. A tour that offers marvelous views, a wonderful descent and unforgettable emotions.

  • Pustertal Alps
  • 5 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Monte Lavinarossa - Rotlahner

The excursion starts from the parking lot at the start of the sled track at Santa Maddalena in Val Casies. Following the valley through the woods and through a steep couloir until Malga dei Prati - Kasermähderalm, at an elevation of 2048 meters. As we keep climbing on steep slopes we head to the large hollow under the rocky ridge that comes down from Mount Lavinarossa. Going through the hollow we reach the beautiful and scenic summit. The descent can take place through the climb route with some nice possible variations more to the east.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Monte Lavinarossa - Rotlahner features a 1180 meters elevation gain and loss. It requires good ski mountaineering skills. It is rated as AD (Rather Difficult). Maximum incline is 35 degrees.


€ 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 excursion in Val Casies

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Parking Hotel Magdalenahof
    Via Pater Steinmair, 4 - Santa Maddalena
    39030 Valle di Casies - BZ
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°50'32.7"N 12°14'52.8"E
  • Transfer There are 5 minutes transfer 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, 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 Monte Lavinarossa - Rotlahner in Val Casies, 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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