Trekking to Rifugio Roda di Vael in the Catinaggio Group

Classic and beautiful excursion that leads to the base of the severe east side of Mount Roda di Vael where the namesake rifugio stands. From the view gets lost on all the peaks of valley Val di Fassa all the wat to the Pale di San Martino and Lagorai ranges. Under the rifugio there is chalet Malga Vael where the hikers can buy local cheeses and dairy.

  • Roda di Vael, Catinaccio
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for families and children

Information about the trekking to Rifugio Roda di Vael

The trekking to Rifugio Roda di Vael in the Catinacccio starts in the parking lot of the bottom station of the Catinaccio cable car in Vigo di Fassa. From there, through trail number 547, the hikers will enter the spruce and Swiss stone pine forest and they will get to chalet Malga Vael (2028 meters) where they can buy local cheeses.

Through the same trail the path gets now steeper and it goes ups to Rifugio Roda di Vael (2'283 meters) situated under the walls of the Torre Finestra (Window Tower) and of Mount Roda di Vael.

The descent take splace through the climb route.

Daily mountain guide price for the trekking to Rifugio Roda di Vael

€ 250 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 270 - Price up to 4 persons

€ 290 - Price up to 5 persons

€ 310 - Price up to 6 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for the trekking to Rifugio Roda di Vael

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    start of Catinaccio cable car
    Str. de Col de Mè, 10
    38036 Vigo di Fassa - San Giovanni di Fassa - TN
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°25'16.7"N 11°40'16.6"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 14, with any 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 the trekking to Rifugio Roda di Vael, in the Catinaccio Range, 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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