The ski mountaineering excursion to Val Pradidali through Passo Pradidali Alto is a very beautiful traverse developing within the scenic Pale di San Martino Range and it offers some incredibly evocative glimpses. Surprisingly high dolomite walls frame this impressive environment. The comfortable climb with a little elevation gain and the descent through a wonderful couloir make this hike a “must” for off-piste skiing enthusiasts.

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

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Val Pradidali

The excursion starts from an elevation of 2633 meters that we reach by the Mount Rosetta cable car. After climbing through the amazing Altopiano delle Pale we reach Passo Pradidali Alto and we go down to the wide valley that leads to Rifugio Pradidali. After climbing back a little we access the couloir that from Passo di Ball stretches up to the foot of the east walls of Mount Sass Maor and Mount Campanile and opens up towards Val Pradidali.

The thrilling descent is not really difficult except for a short stretch where one can hook up with a rope. Our excursion will end at hut “Baita La Ritonda” in Val Canali.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Val Pradidali features a 150 meters elevation gain and 1200 meters elevation loss and is rated as BS (Good Skier). Maximum incline is 40 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 Val Pradidali

  • 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 helmet
  • 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.
  • 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 Val Pradidali, 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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