Trekking to Torri del Vajolet and Rifugio Re Alberto

This excursion leads to a historical rifugio of valley Val di Fassa; it stands right at the base of the Torri del Vajolet (Towers of the Vajolet), some very famous dolomitic pinnacles that are a very sought after destination for many climbers and hikers.

  • Torri del Vajolet
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for families and children

Information about the trekking to Torri del Vajolet

The trekking to Torri del Vajolet and Rifugio Re Alberto starts at the bottom station of the Pera di Fassa cable car (large free parking lot). From there the mountain guide will drive them to Rifugio Gardeccia (1’949 meters). This is a unique environment, among flowering meadows, very scented Swiss pines and majestic walls of Dolomia, the renowned rock of the Dolomites.

From Rifugio Gardeccia the path follows trail number 546 that goes up towards Rifugio Vajolet (2’243 meters) passing under the east side of the main peak of Mount Catinaccio and under Mount Punta Emma. Once it reaches the rifugio the path turns left and it enters trail number 542. Now the climb gets steeper and technical in some stretches, specially through the couloir that leads to Rifugio Re Alberto (King Albert Refuge), at an elevation of 2’621 meters. The hikers will now be under the Towers of Mount Vajolet, amazing pinnacles that are the symbol of valley Val di Fassa; every year these pinnacles attract a lot of climbers from all over the world.

The descent takes place through the climb route.

Daily mountain guide price for the trekking to Torri del Vajolet

€ 250 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 270 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a trekking to Torri del Vajolet

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    start of Vajolet chair lift
    Str. Jumela, 19 - Pera di Fassa
    38036 Pozza di Fassa - TN
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°26'18.0"N 11°41'36.9"E
  • Transfer There are 20 minutes transfer by mountain guide car 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

  • 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 Torri del Vajolet and Rifugio Re Alberto (King Albert Refuge), 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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