The ski mountaineering excursion to Vallon della Manstorna offers a very rewarding tour through the most interesting couloir among the Pale di San Martino as far as skiing is concerned. It features a constant and never extreme declivity and a notable width that allows wide and fast curves. The hike’s development is spectacular and it stretches through the Altopiano delle Pale, a wild and solitary dolomite environment with huge white dunes.

  • Pale di San Martino
  • 5 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Vallon della Manstorna

The excursion starts from the parking lot by the Col Verde ski lift, above San Martino di Castrozza. After reaching the elevation of 2633 meters, right below Cima Rosetta, with the cable car, we ski down heading to Rifugio Rosetta. Passed the rifugio, we reach a little hollow and with a wide traverse we move to a steep couloir west of Manstorna until we get to an elevation of 2820 meters.

The ski descent takes place along the opposite side through the spectacular and impressive Canalone della Manstorna that leads to Val Canali. We will get back to the starting point by taxi or by bus.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Vallon della Manstorna features a 350 meters elevation gain and a 1700 meters elevation loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as OS (Excellent Skier). Maximum incline is 45 degrees.


€ 330 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 360 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 400 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering excursion to Vallon della Manstorna

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Col Verde cable car
    Via Passo Rolle
    38054 Primiero San Martino di Castrozza - TN
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°15'50.8"N 11°48'18.5"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.
  • 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 reserve a mountain guide for the ski mountaineering excursion in the Pale di San Martino to Vallon della Manstorna, 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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