The ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella del Dente, at an elevation of 2782 meters, is an extraordinary hike developing in the appealing and distinctive dolomite environment of Sassolungo. The tour features a demanding climb and a long, steep and very rewarding free-ride descent.

  • Dolomites, Sassolungo
  • 5 hours
  • High difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella del Dente

The ski mountaineering excursion starts from Passo Sella. The first stretch leads to the evident couloir arising between the side walls of Punta Grohmann and Mount Dente. The climb through this little coilour gets steeper, sometimes crampons are needed, and brings to the col.

The descent is thrilling and it develops within a beautiful and steep couloir squeezed between Torre Innerkofler and Dente del Sassolungo. Passed the couloir, we get to a wide valley where we can let our skis go. We can then go back to Passo Sella taking the Dolomiti Superski ski-lift.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Forcella del Dente features a 500 meters elevation gain and a 1200 meters elevation loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as OSA (Excellent Mountain Skier). Max downhill declivity: 45 degrees.

Price for the ski mountaineering experience to Forcella del Dente

€ 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 to Forcella del Dente

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Rifugio Passo Sella
    Località Passo Sella, 2 - SS242
    39048 Selva di Val Gardena - BZ
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°30'33.9"N 11°45'25.6"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.
  • 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 to Forcella del Dente in Sassolungo, 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 ski touring 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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