This scenic and exciting itinerary leads to the summit of Mount Piz Ciavazes overcoming a very evocative spike. The first section leads to ledge Cengia dei Camosci and the second part leads to the peak. The equipment is good through the whole path and the stopping points are comfortable. During the first lengths the climb is rather technical while in the following ones it gets easier, except for some shorts passages. The views that this wonderful path offers are absolutely priceless.

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

Information about the Spigolo Abram climbing route to Piz Ciavazes

This spectacular route was opened by Karl Gombocz and Erich Abram in 1953.

A scenic, fun and particularly technical itinerary. It climbs up rather steep through a majestic rock spike. The equipment is good along the whole path and the stopping points are comfortable, except for some that are rather narrow.

The Spigolo Abram climbing route features a 300 meter elevation gain and a development of 380 meters and it is divided in 12 lengths. The ascent can be done in four hours (it takes 15 minutes to reach the attack). The climbing route is rated V° maximum level of difficulty (VII/A0).

The descent crosses ledge Cengia dei Camosci. It features an evocative passage on hands and knees through a short tunnel before leading to the foot of the mountain side. It features two downhill (II°) climb passages or, as an alternative, two rappels. A nice trail, then, leads to Passo Sella.

Excursion price for climbing the Spigolo Abram climbing route to Piz Ciavazes

€ 380 - Price for 1 person

€ 550 - 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, 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 climbing the Spigolo Abram 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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