The ski mountaineering ascent to Mount Pasquale is a particularly loved and popular itinerary. It offers two possible paths with opposite exposures: from Cedec Valley and from Rosole Valley. The snow is almost always very good and very often in powder.

The excursion offers spectacular views on all the Forni area and towards the glacial rock-falls that come down from Mount Cevedale. Very interesting is the traverse going up through the north (or south) side and going down through the opposite one.

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

Information about the ski mountaineering to Mount Pasquale

The ski mountaineering to Mount Pasquale 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 turns and it pases under the majestic rocky portion that goes up towards Mount Cevedale. As they keep climbing through the evocative glacier, the hikers will reach a wide plateau at an elevation of about 3200 meters. With a last step southward stretch, the path goes round the final slope, Colle del Pasquale. As they keep going through the east ridge, shortly the hikers will reach the summit of Mount Paquale.

The descent takes place through the climb route. The ski ride is really rewarding.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Pasquale from Cedec Valley leads to an elevation of 3553 meters. It is rated as BSA (good ski mountaineer) and it features a 1400 meter elevation gain. It can be done in 5/6 hours.

Price of Mount Pasquale ski mountaineering excursion

€ 400 - for 1 person

€ 450 - for 2 persons

€ 500 - for 3 persons

€ 550 - for 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to Mount Pasquale

  • 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 Mount Pasquale 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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