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WINTER

WEEKLY PROGRAM

MONDAY

8:30 – On snow shoes to the historical Wall of the Giau and the small Alpine hut.

Visiting the Wall of the Giau is an exciting way to discover a story of bravery and determination. Through an easy path in the woods you can reach the Wall of the Giau, a large stone wall built in just six months by the inhabitants of San Vito to preserve their right to bring their animals to pasture in the beautiful Giau basin. To this day, this is a sunny paradise, shielded from cold winds, with streams and beautiful panoramic views aplenty. From the terrace of the small Alpine hut, the view is absolutely stunning, showing the Lastoi de Formin and the Croda da Lago mountain.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 200 mt | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*. € 40 per person, if you booked on our site!!

TUESDAY

8:30 – From the 5 Torri to the peak of the Gusela del Giau on snowshoes

A magic excursion through the enchanted valley which, from the 5 Torri, leads to the peak of the Gusela, the mountain overlooking the Giau pass. From here the view is breathtaking on all sides.

TIME: all day | CLIMB: ↑↓ 340 m | DIFFICULTY: medium | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

Or

8:30 – First World War tour on snowshoes

An easy hike around Passo Valparola with visits to a small recon-structed Austrian war-village and wonderful landscape.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 180 m | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

 

9:00 - Freeride

A thrilling off-piste ski trip down the most classic descents of the Marmolada and through the Sella’s most legendary couloirs.

The excursion’s time and difficulty can be chosen with the mountain guide.

WEDNESDAY

8:30 – To Pousa Marza on snowshoes

A spectacular view is going to be with you throughout this easy itinerary in the wild mountain group of the Marmarole and the Sorapiss. It’s not rare to meet shy chamois or solitary white hares on this sunny hike.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 300 m | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

Or

8:30 – On snowshoes in the forests of Fanes

A suggestive hike on snowshoes to discover the secrets of the woods which surround the famous waterfalls of Fanes. It will be possible to reach the Ra Stua alpine hut by following an alternative track, which increases the overall time by one hour.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 250 m | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

 

9 AM – Introductory course to Ski Mountaineering on the Forcella Giau

Easy outing in the breathtaking landscape of the Giau Pass to learn how to move on skis and skins.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 350 m | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 110 per person (at least 3 participants)*

THURSDAY

8:30 – At the feet of the Tofane on snowshoes

An extremely interesting excursion from the naturalistic point of view, in one of the richest and most undamaged environments in the Dolomites. Eagles and chamois will accompany you in the climb towards the scenic terrace of the Dibona cabin.

TIME: 3:30 hours| CLIMB: ↑↓ 400 m | DIFFICULTY: medium | COST: € 150 for 2 people.

Or

8:30 – On snowshoes in Europe’s largest larch forest

From Rio Gere you will descend to Cortina in a scenic excursion through the breathtaking larch forest surrounding the Brite de Larieto farm and the Mietres cabin.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 50 m ascending – 300 m descending | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

 

9:00 - Ski-touring hike from Misurina to Forcella della neve

An enjoyable ascent in the snowy kingdom of the ski mountaineers, among the sharp Cadini mountains and the breathtaking view of the 3 Cime di Lavaredo.

TIME: 4 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 800 m | DIFFICULTY: medium | COST: € 110 per person (at least 3 participants)*

FRIDAY

8:30 – On snowshoes to Cianderou

An easy excursion which leads to Cianderou’s scenic terrace, to admire the entire Ampezzo valley from above. The fascinating descent towards Cortina’s colourful centre goes through a fragrant forest with a small frozen emerald-coloured lake.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 100 m ascending - 600 m descending | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

 

Or

8:30 – On snowshoes between the history and views of mount Piana

Once the theatre of the harshest battles of the First World War, this silent mountain offers stretches of pristine snow and a majestic view which goes from the Tre Cime di Lavaredo to the Croda Rossa.

TIME: 2 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 200 m | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

 

9:00 - Freeride Day

An all-day course to learn how to ski off-piste safely and having fun. This can include a descent from the Bus di Tofana, Cortina’s most well-known freeride descent.

COST: € 110 per person (at least 3 participants)*

SATURDAY

8:30 – On snowshoes to the peak of mount Pore

In the splendid and sunny area of the Giau pass, this pristine path leads to the peak of the vulcanic mount Pore. The feeling is that of finding oneself at the centre of the Dolomites with a privileged look on their queen, the Marmolada.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 400 m | DIFFICULTY: medium | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

Or

8:30 – Tour of the “5 Torri” on Snowshoes

A magical tour around the beautiful labyrinthine 5 Torri mountains, rich both in history and nature.

TIME: 3 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 500 m | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 75 per person (at least 4 participants)*

 

17:00 - Night climb to the Giau Alpine hut

An exciting path through the woods with snow shoes and headlamps to the small Giau Alpine Hut, where a delicious dinner will be waiting for you.

TIME: 2 hours | CLIMB: ↑↓ 200 m | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 80 per person (at least 2 participants) + Dinner à la carte

SUNDAY

07:30 - Sella Ronda ski tour

Through four splendid Ladin valleys and as many Dolomites mountain passes for a fun day on skis among one of the world’s most famous and beautiful ski loops.

TIME: all day | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 100 per person (at least 3 participants)*

 

9:30 – Ice-climbing introduction class

Move your first steps with ice axes and crampons on the ice falls of the enchanted Landro Valley.

TIME: 4 hours | DIFFICULTY: easy | COST: € 110 per person (at least 3 participants)*

 

17:00 - Mini climbing class in Cortina’s climbing gym

One or two hours to learn how to safely move on a vertical ground.

COST: € 60 for an hour per person, € 10 for every hour after that

* Should the minimum number of participants not be reached, it will be possible to book a private guide (total price €300 or €330).

Please note: Every excursion is led by an expert UIAGM Alpine Guide and are undertaken in the utmost security following a constant tracking of the weather conditions. The programme can therefore be subjected to variations. Every single excursion, even the easy ones, are to be approached with the appropriate attire and the correct equipment, aside from a bare minimum of basic training.

Every excursion will need to be booked at the reception at least within 4 PM of the previous day.