The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Roccia Nera is a marvelous itinerary that, taking advantage of the cable car that lead to Plateau Rosà and to Mount Piccolo Cervino, leads, in just one day, to an elevation of 4106 meters.

The landmark that the summit offers the hikers stretches marvelous on all the 4000s of the Monte Rosa Range, on Vallese and on the huge and spectacular Gornergrat Glacier.

A short itinerary that offers a comfortable and scenic ascent and a super fun and rewarding ski ride.

  • Roccia Nera, Monte Rosa Massif
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering to Roccia Nera

The ski moutaineering to Mount Roccia Nera starts from Cervinia. Taking the cable car the hikers will reach Plateau Rosà, at an elevation of 3480 meters. The summit of Mount Monte Roccia Nera can be reached through a not particularly hard but incredibly scenic climb.

The descent ski ride is absolutely rewarding. It needs to be faced with caution but it offers unforgettable emotions and experiences.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Roccia Nera from Cervinia is an itinerary for expert off-piste skiers mastering the skiing techniques on all kind of snow and on steep slopes. The climb can be done in about three hours and it features a 620 meter elevation gain. It features declivities up to 40° and it is rated as BSA/OSA (good ski mountaineer / very good ski mountaineer). The ski mountaineering to Mount Roccia Nera features some mountaineering stretches that might have to be faced with pick and crampons.

Alternatively, the ski mountaineering excursion to Roccia Nera can start directly from Cervinia following the Ventina ski track up to Plateau Rosà. The climb to the summit features about 2000 meter elevation gain.

Price of Roccia Nera ski mountaineering excursion

€ 420 - up to 2 persons
€ 450 - 3 persons
€ 500 - 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to Roccia Nera

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Start of Funivie Cervino (ticket office)
    Piazzale Funivie
    11021 Breuil-Cervinia, AO
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 45°56'03.0"N 7°38'01.8"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.
  • Skipass The excursion requires the skipass, which is not included in the price, and may be purchased at the ski-lift ticket offices in the departure area.
  • 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 to Roccia Nera with a mountain guide, in the Monte Rosa Massif, 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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