The excursion between the cols of Sassolungo provides an extraordinary ski mountaineering and steep skiing experience. It develops in a loop within one of the most spectacular Dolomite environment. A technical and complete itinerary through steep couloirs that bring to Forcella del Dente and to Forcella Demetz (Forcella del Sassolungo).

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

Information about the ski mountaineering tour at Sassolungo

The ski touring in Sassolungo starts from Rifugio Passo Sella, at an elevation of 2180 meters, and it leads to the bottom of the couloir that rises between the south walls of Mount Punta Grohmann and Mount Dente. The climb gets steeper and steeper and we reach the col, at 2780 meters (very likely crampons are needed).

The thrilling ski descent develops through a beautiful steep couloir squeezed between Mount Torre Innerkofler and Mount Dente of the Sassolungo popping out into the wide slopes of Conca del Sassopiatto and to Rifugio Vicenza, at an elevation of 2253 meters.

With our seal skins back on, we climb up the steeper and steeper couloir that leads to Forcella del Sassolungo and to Rifugio Demetz (2680 meters). The nice descent through the wide crag will get us back to the starting point of this exciting excursion.

The ski mountaineering tour to Sassolungo features a 1200 meters elevation gain and loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as OSA (Excellent Mountain Skier). Maximum incline is 45 degrees.

Price for the ski mountaineering to Mount Sassolungo

€ 360 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 400 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 440 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering tour in Sassolungo

  • 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 8.00 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 and Demetz 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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