Spectacular excursion at altitude that reaches the summit of Mount Piz Boè where -at an elevation of 3'152 meters- there is hut Capanna Fassa, the highest rifugio in the Dolomites.

The hike starts going up from Passo Pordoi to col Forcella Pordoi through screes (steep in some stretches) before traversing and heading straight for the summit of Mount Piz Boè.

The last part is technical and it is equipped with a metal wire. This is a highly satisfying trekking excursion for those who love technical and exposed itineraries. From the summit the hikers will get a 360° view on all the main surrounding mountainous ranges.

  • Piz Boè, Sella Massif
  • 7 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the trekking to Piz Boè

The trekking to Mount Piz Boè in the Sella Massif starts at the parking lot of the bottom station of the cable car in Passo Pordoi (2'239 meters).

From the pass, through trail number 627 -that develops on a portion of the Alta Via delle Dolomiti n. 2-, the hikers will go up towards col Forcella Pordoi (2'848 meters). A little before reaching the rifugio, the hikers will cross a scree that gets steep in some stretches.

From the rifugio the path keeps going and it switches to trail number 638. Through a technical and exposed stretch (about 200 meters) the hikers will reach the summit of Mount Piz boè (3'152 meters) and Rifugio Capanna Fassa. From there they will enjoy a spectacular view on all the surrounding peak.

The descent takes place through the climb route.

Daily mountain guide price for the trekking to Mount Piz Boè

€ 270 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 290 - Price up to 4 persons

€ 310 - Price up to 5 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for the trekking to Piz Boè

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Pordoi Pass
    Start of the Sass Pordoi cable car
    SS 48 – Strada del Pordoi
    38032 Canazei, TN
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°29'17.8"N 11°48'38.5"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Trekking boots
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Technical apparel
  • Change of clothing
  • 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.
  • 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 trekking to Piz Boè in the Sella Massif, 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.

You might also like...