Dolomites Transalp

4 days, 6 participants, one of the best freeride crossings of the Alps
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    Dolomites Transalp
    Dolomites Transalp
    Dolomites Transalp
    Dolomites Transalp

From the Pala over the Marmolata and Piz Boe to Canazei

Freeriding in the Dolomites and then also as a traverse? That sounds presumptuous. But thanks to the lifts and cable cars of Dolomiti Superski, this is one of the best high-alpine demanding ski traverses in the Alps. The ascents are surprisingly short and the descents long and exciting. You start with your guide directly at the foot of the Dolomite Matterhorn, the 3,184 m high Cimon della Pala, from here you follow the best (north) slopes one after the other. On the second day you are already on the highest Dolomite peak, the Marmolata, on the third on the 3,152 m high Piz Boe and have to decide whether to turn north into the Mittagstal or west into Val Lastis, always looking for the best snow and the best descent.

The ascents amount to a maximum of 1,000 meters in altitude, but the descents can be well double or triple that. So the total demand is not to be underestimated, especially since some very steep passages may also have to be mastered.  

At all bases we have selected the best possible for you. Accommodation and lift are not included in the price!

More information and a report about the Dolomites Transalp 2020 can be found at our blog.

Program and schedule

Services
Tour schedule
Requirements
Christof's recommendation
  • Mountain guide:in with the appropriate qualifications
  • Ortovox emergency fall equipment
  • On request Völkl freeride ski with Marker binding
  • Free participation in our online training: Snow - Avalanche - Risk (1 h)

Additional costs

  • Hotel accommodation with half board (paid on site)
  • Lift costs
  • Snacks
  • Arrival

Day 1: Arrival to Predazzo, check-in at the hotel and dinner
Day 2:  Breakfast and short transfer to Rolle Pass. Crossing of the Pale di San Martino, ascent to Passo Mulaz (2,619 m) and descent to Falcade. With lifts and cable cars to Passo San Pelegrino (1,918 m) and finally via a last freeride descent to the fantastically situated Rifugio Fuciade (approx. 800 hm ascent).
Day 3: Up to Forca Rosa (2,490 m) and descent to Malga Ciapela to the valley station of the Marmolata cable cars. Up to Punta Rocca (3,309 m), descent to Villetta Maria (1,681 m).
Day 4: With lifts and cable cars to Passo Pordoi and Sas Pordoi (2,952 m), possible ascent of Piz Boe (3,152 m), descent through Val Mezdi, Val Setus or Val Lasties, return by cab to Predazzo and return home.

Program Change: All courses and guided tours are conscientiously organized and carried out according to the safety standards of the Vivalpin Mountain and Ski School with qualified mountain guides. An adjustment of the proven tour program is possible for safety-related reasons such as bad weather, dangerous conditions or insufficient prerequisites of the participants. The decision for the final program is made by the mountain guide on site.

You are a very good skier in any snow and any terrain. You also need stamina for up to 1,000 meters of ascent, sometimes in steep terrain and with hairpin turns.

"Freeriding in the world heritage! The crossing from south to north promises (logically) many descents in the north-facing steep cirques with often excellent snow conditions. My absolute tip for all enthusiastic skiers."

Christof Schellhammer
State certified mountain and ski guide
Mountain School Director

Meeting point on the day of arrival at 6 pm at the hotel in Predazzo

6 TN

Inns and, with the Rifugio Fuciade, the best (?) hut in the Dolomites

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