Dolomites Ski Touring

Ortler-Cevedale Glacier Ski Touring Traverse

Test your skills on one of the most interesting and memorable backcountry and off-piste ski tours in the Alps, across three regions of Northern Italy: Lombardy, Trentino and Alto Adige. Immerse in a wonderful area surrounded by peaks and glaciers far from the crowds.

Trip Overview

On this backcountry tour, you’ll ski across three valleys: Valfurva, Val Martello and Val di Solda, traveling from hut-to-hut over glaciers and down exhilarating backcountry runs and off-piste slopes, summiting peaks over 3,000m /9,800’ and discovering a world that most skiers never get to experience.

This superb ski touring and off-piste adventure will show you not only the best descents in the region, but breathtaking terrain and panoramic vistas that surpass what you could possibly imagine.  This a quintessentially Italian experience and a connoisseur's choice, perfect for ski tourers who have completed the classic tours of the Western Alps and are looking for new horizons.   Plus we’ve selected a mixture of charming hotels and rifugios (mountain huts), showcasing the best of the wonderful culture and cuisine of this region.

Fascinating culture, delicious hearty cuisine, and fresh tracks in a backcountry that you have all to yourself… we can’t think of a better winter vacation!

Highlights

  • Ski tour in the heart of the Stelvio National Park, near the border with Switzerland and Austria – experiencing its distinctive geology and extensive glaciers
  • Ascend the spectacular Monte Cevedale (3,769m / 12,362’) and ski down its incredible open bowls
  • Enjoy superb glacier skiing with our professional UIAGM/IFMGA ski guides, who will show you the best ski routes in the area
  • Ski “hut-to-hut” and enjoy the atmosphere of the mountain rifugios, with superb views
  • Savor the delicious hearty cuisine of Northern Italy
  • Perfect for experienced skiers looking for a new destination away from the crows!
 

Day By Day

Trip itinerary may vary based on weather conditions, fitness levels and abilities of participants, and/or the recommendations of the Dolomite Mountains Team and your mountain guide. Daily mileage and altitude gain may vary depending on the device used.

  • Day 1

    Hotel in Bormio (D)

  • Day 2

    Rifugio (B,D)

  • Day 3

    Rifugio (B,D)

  • Day 4

    Rifugio (B,D)

  • Day 5

    Rifugio (B,D)

  • Day 6

    Hotel in Bormio (B,D)

  • Day 7

Accommodation

Great hotels with Dolomite Mountains. Whether intimate lodge, family run B&B, or luxury spa resort, our hotels are unique, eminently local, and hard to leave.

About Dolomite Mountains Backcountry Ski Tours
Love to ski? But don’t relish sharing the slopes with the crowds? Backcountry skiing in the Ortler-Cevedale offers the best descents, far from the crowds!

On a backcountry ski tour with Dolomite Mountains you’ll enjoy fresh tracks on many of the best descents that the area has to offer! Each day you'll set out with your guide to ski the best snow and off-piste terrain. Remarkable uphill ascents, yes, but we think you’ll agree your uphill efforts were well spent as you enjoy the long runs down remote valleys, dominated by large glaciers and wide bowls!

Cost

All itineraries are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including, weather, road or trail conditions.

Private Guided Trip:
€ 3.040 per person (minimum 2 members) 
€ 2.060 per person (minimum 4 members). 
Single room supplement: on request

High Season Dates: 29th January – 06th March 2022 --- 5% increase on costs
Holiday Blackout Dates: (7-night minimum hotel stay required)
Christmas / New Years — 26th December 2021 – 6th January 2022

Option to shorten the trip to from 6 nights to 5 nights (3 nights rifugio), summiting only Cevedale.

Private Guided Trip:
€ 2.590 per person (minimum 2 members) 
€ 1.770 per person (minimum 4 members). 

Cost Includes:

  • Trip briefing and orientation
  • Logistics and maps of the area
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Bormio
  • 4 nights accommodation in rifugio (mountain inns), in private/shared accommodation, with private/shared facilities
  • Breakfasts and dinners
  • Local English speaking professional UIAGM/IFMGA ski guide for 5 days
  • Transportation in the area as per itinerary
  • Local tourist tax
  • Italian VAT tax
Airport transfers available on request

Area Map