Mount Pizzo Paradisino, with its 3302 meters, is the highest peak among those that rise in the Livigno area. The ski mountaineering excursion to its summit is the most renowned and sought after of the entire region.

The environments and the views are fantastic, as usual in this marvelous mountainous area. Though the path is not easy, the technical issues are not prohibitive and the progression is relatively comfortable.

This ski mountaineering itinerary offers an exciting ascent, a spectacular peak and a descent that provides an unforgettable ski ride.

  • Pizzo Paradisino
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Pizzo Paradisino

The ski mountaineering excursion to Pizzo Paradisino starts from Livigno, from the hamlet of Campacciolo; the path goes up south through the Forcola street to the Alpe Vago and it keeps going through wonderful valley Val Vago; at an elevation of about 2130 meters the itinerary turns south-west and it goes through scenic valley Val di Campo until an elevation of about 2400 meters.

After passing, then, a steep slope, the hikers will reach the lake. The progression keeps marvelous and the path leads the hikers until little glacier Vedretta del Paradisino. Heading for the La Pala (3169 meters) the hikers will keep climbing until the slope gets very steep before traversing heading north and entering the hollow just aside of the summit. If the snow condition allow, the mountaineers can get to the south ridge on their skis. Then, after leaving them, they will reach the summit through a short and fun climb.

The descent ski ride is really thrilling; it develops smooth and super fun through the climb route.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Pizzo Paradisino from Campacciolo starts from an elevation of 1906 meters and it reaches a maximum elevation of 3302 meters covering a total 1396 meter elevation gain. It is rated as BS (good skier). The path during the descent features variable exposures.

Price for a ski mountaineering excursion

€ 330 - Price up to 1 person

€ 390 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 450 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 510 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering excursion to Pizzo Paradisino

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Forcola Hotel
    Via Forcola, 12
    23041 Livigno, SO
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°28'57.7"N 10°06'14.7"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

  • 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 in Livigno for the ski mountaineering excursion to Pizzo Paradisino, 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 backcountry ski 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.