The ski mountaineering excursion to Punta Vallaccia, or Valacia (2637 meters), develops through the marvelous dolomite environment of the Monzoni - Vallaccia Range. The hike gets rather demanding in some sections and it stretches within an incredibly scenic area. An exciting ski descent closes this fantastic hike.

  • Dolomites, Monzoni - Vallaccia Range
  • 5 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Punta Valacia

The excursion starts from Rifugio Soldanella, at an elevation of 1415 meters. Climbing up along the sled track, we reach Malga Crocefisso (1526 meters) and we enter Valle dei Monzoni; as we keep going through the forest track, we climb up to Rifugio Monzoni, at an elevation of 1792 meters and to Malga Monzoni (1862 meters). Heading West we climb to Conca di Gardecia among evocative alpine cottages and we reach Rifugio Vallaccia, at an elevation of 2267 meters. Following the summer trail, then, we climb through a pretty steep slope and we turn South-West toward the steep slope that brings to Forcella della Costella (2529 meters). Then, through the ridge, we get to the summit Cross. The view from the mount top is grand. The beautiful ski descent takes place through the climb rout until Baita Crocifisso from which we keep skiing down the ski track to the starting point.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Punta Vallaccia features a 1250 meters elevation gain and loss.It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as AD (Rather Difficult). Maximum incline is 35 degrees.

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to Punta Vallaccia

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Ristorante Soldanella
    Strada de Meida
    38036 Pozza di Fassa - TN
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°25'13.7"N 11°42'21.2"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.
  • 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 mountain guide and 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 Val di Fassa to Punta Valacia, 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.
Powrock 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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