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Multi-day ski tours with a mountain guide

 

 


Three days of Ski Touring in Val Gardena and its surroundings

Three unforgettable ski touring days in the quietest corners of the Val Gardena

The Val Gardena Dolomites and their surroundings offer a wide range of possibilities for both easy as well as more demanding ski tours.
Whether through snow-covered forests, beautiful valleys, or steep embrasures, you can always find a suitable tour depending on the conditions.
The rugged rock formations of the Puez Group, the Sella Massif, the Catinaccio and the Sassolungo Group can be circumnavigated, crossed, or climbed.
We will choose the tours according to your needs and thus discover the winter landscape every day anew through interesting ascents and wonderful ski runs.

Day 1                                  Arrival & briefing
Days 2 to 4                         Dream Ski Tours around Val Gardena

 

When:

28-31 January.2021
11-14 March.2021


Participants        Min. 4
Price                  720 €
Included             Guiding, transfers and 3 nights in a 3-star hotel with half board
We may of course arrange schedule and lodging according to your personal requests.

 


Ski Touring Course

The mountains in winter have a special fascination, to move in this winter landscape involves different risks as the summer, they should be identified and avoided.

The purpose of this course is to offer a complete and comprehensive training so that in future they can undertake independently ski tours.
The course is divided into three evenings and five full-day course.

1st evening: Introduction to avalanche awareness
Avalanches: forming factors, 3x3 tour planning
Orientation and map reading

2nd evening: Emergency Strategies
Theoretical sequence of the rescue of a companion, outdoor exercises with an avalanche transceiver

1st. Ski Tour: easy ski tour with practical exercises
Route tracking, map reading, inclination estimates etc.

3rd evening: deepening of the topic; planning and realization of a ski tour
Caution when winter mountaineering (Alpine Club mission statement)
Consolidation & Orientation
Science of Materials

2nd. Ski Tour: tour with practical exercises
Recognizing factors forming avalanches, assessing of avalanche slopes, practicing with avalanche transceivers
Ski tour with practical exercises

 

Period:

14. - 17.01.2021
11 .- 14.03.2021


Price: 750, 00 € (350,00 € without accommodation)
Included: 4x half board, Alpin guide, rental of the technical missing equipment (Shovel, probe, avalanche transceiver)
Participants: max 5-8 per guide.

 


Crossing the Dolomites on skis

From the Sassolungo Group to the wild Pala and back – a ski crossing of the southwestern Dolomites for enthusiasts

There are many possibilities to cross the Dolomites on skis. This trip from Val Gardena all the way down to the Pala di San Martino in the south and back makes the heart of every ski tourer beat faster.
With the occasional support of lifts and medium-difficult ascents, we will leave our tracks in the snow in the middle of impressive rocky sceneries.
We will stay overnight in comfortable accommodation in the valleys, so that the daily stages can be covered with a light backpack.

Day 1
Greeting at 6pm in Ortisei in Val Gardena, distribution of ski passes and any required rental equipment. Dinner together and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2
We will reach the passo Sella with lifts and then after an hour walk, we will get to the Forcella del Sassolung. On the north side, a 900 m long descent between the imposing peaks of the Sassolungo group awaits us. We will stay overnight at a lovely mountain hotel on the Seiser Alm.

Day 3
Leaving our mountain hotel we will continue our tour with climbing skins through the Rosengarten (800 m ascent) and after two beautiful descents we will reach the Fassa Valley. Overnight stay at a 3 stars hotel with sauna.

Day 4
From the Val di Fassa we will reach Col Bricon via the Alpe di Lusia and then descent to San Martino di Castrozza, a beautiful village at the foot of the Pala Group. Overnight stay at a 3 stars hotel with sauna and whirlpool

Day 5
Crossing of the Pala plateau and descent through the enchanting Val Canali. Walking time barely 2 hours, downhill of over 1100. Overnight stay in San Martino di Castrozza.

Day 6
Short transfer to the Rolle Pass and short ascent with skins. Afterwards, descent through the natural Venegia Valley. Transfer to Passo Valles and on to the Passo San Pellegrino Afterwards. Overnight stay at the Rifugio Fuciade, famous for its excellent food.

Day 7
From the Rifugio Fuciade we will climb to the Forca Rossa and descent to Malga Ciapela. Then with cable cars up to the Queen of the Dolomites followed by a downhill descent over fantastic ski slopes to the Fedaia Pass. Back to Ortisei with the lifts and cab.

 

When:
14-20 February 2021
14-20 March 2021

Participants: 4-6 

Price:
1740 € with 4 participants
1600 € with 5 or 6 participants

Included: Guiding, 6 x lodging with half board, ski pass, taxi rides and luggage transfers.

We may of course arrange schedule and lodging according to your personal requests.