The ski mountaineering excursion to Sasso Vernale, at an elevation of 3058 meters, features a marvelous and demanding hike that leads to an incredibly scenic summit that dominates the wild Vallone d'Ombrettola. The ski descent through its beautiful white east side makes this tour a great satisfactory and unforgettable experience.

  • Dolomites, Marmolada - Cima Uomo Range
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Sasso Vernale

The excursion starts from Malga Ciapela, by the camping area. Climbing towards Rifugio Falier, at an elevation of 2074 meters, we reach the wide plain with Malga Ombretta. Then, through a steeper stretch, we enter the spectacular Vallone d'Ombrettola. As we proceed through the valley surrounded by the magnificent summits of the Marmolada Range, we move close to Passo Ombrettola. Just before we reach it, with our skis on our back, we climb up the ridge and we reach the summit of Mount Sasso Vernale, at an elevation of 3058 meter, with an unbelievable view. The thrilling steep descent takes place through the ridge that comes down the east side of the mountain and then through the wide underlying slopes and back to the climb route.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Sasso Vernale, in the Marmolada - Cima Uomo Range, features a 1500 meters elevation gain and loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as OSA (Excellent Mountain Skier). Maximum incline is 45 degrees.

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to Sasso Vernale

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Parking near the "Romantic Village" Camping
    Località Malga Ciapela, 116
    32020 Rocca Pietore - BL
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°25'32.3"N 11°54'15.7"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.
  • 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 to Sasso Vernale from Malga Ciapela - Marmolada, 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.