Schubert Climbing Route to Piz Ciavazes in the Sella Group

The Schubert climbing route in the Sella range is a very beautiful climb through the evocative south side of Mount Piz Ciavazes. A spectacular route that has become a classic, one of the most repeated itineraries on this wall.

The ascent develops through the edge of the majestic chimney that divides the side of Mount Piz Ciavazes in two and that ends by ledge Cengia dei Camosci. Two huge cracks in the rock divide the wall in three sectors. The via is comfortably equipped through the whole path and its stops are all cemented.

  • Piz Ciavazes, Sella Range
  • 8 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • No refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the Schubert climbing route to Piz Ciavazes

Pit Schubert and Karl Heinz Matthies opened this itinerary on May 26th 1967 getting to ledge Cengia dei Camosci. The same Schubert, then, together with Klaus Werner got all the way to the summit of Mount Ciavazes a few days later, on June 3rd.

The ascent through the Schubert climbing route gives an interesting and fun climb on good rock and with continuous difficulties. The upper part features rock that sometimes can be friable with less continuous difficulties.

The climb covers a 250 meter elevation gain and it features a development of 265 meters. The last 8 lengths of which the climb consists can be covered in about 3 hours. The Schubert climbing route is rated VI-° maximum level of difficulty.

The descent starts on the trail that crosses ledge Cengia dei Camosci, at times rather exposed but well equipped with metal wires. It features a II° descending climb or, as an alternative, a rappel.

Excursion price for climbing the Schubert climbing route to Piz Ciavazes

€ 380 - Price for 1 person

€ 440 - Price for 2 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Rifugio Monti Pallidi
    Strada Del Sella, 2
    38032 Canazei - TN
  • Meeting time 8.00 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°29'54.0"N 11°47'28.8"E
  • Transfer There are 10 minutes transfer from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Climbing shoes
  • Climbing helmet
  • Climbing harness
  • Descender
  • Carabiners
  • Approach shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Technical apparel
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 climbing the Schubert climbing route to Piz Ciavazes in the Sella group, 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 and all the contact information.

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