The ski mountaineering excursion to Rifugio Graffer through Malga Vagliana is an easy yet extremely thrilling and scenic hike. The itinerary develops through marvelous alpine environments crossing evocative woods, sweet slopes and some picturesque cottages in their incredibly scenic contexts. The comfortable and fun descent takes place through the climb route.

  • Dolomiti di Brenta
  • 5 hours
  • Low difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Rifugio Graffer through Malga Vagliana

The excursion starts from the bottom station of the Grosté cable car, at an elevation of 1651 meters. Climbing up the cross-country ski track we reach Malga Mondifra’ in its marvelous and evocative location. As we cross valley Val Gelada the view becomes more and more scenic and through a comfortable trail we each Malga Vaglianella (1828 meters) and Malga Vagliana (1973 meters). The progression keeps developing alternating never too steep slopes and wide plains before the walls of Mount Pietra Grande, until we reach Rifugio Graffer. The descent takes place through the ski tracks.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Rifugio Graffer features a 610 meters elevation gain and loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as MS (Mid Grade Skier). Maximum incline is 30 degrees.


€ 330 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 360 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering excursion

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Grostè Cable Car
    Via Cima Tosa, 88
    Madonna di Campiglio
    38086 Pinzolo - TN
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°14'12.3"N 10°50'08.0"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

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 16, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • 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 Rifugio Graffer through Malga Vagliana, Madonna di Campiglio, 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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