Mountaineering in South Tyrol

The most beautiful mountain climbs in the Dolomites

If you have ever seen the peaks of the South Tyrolean Dolomites from close up, you will know how magical and irresistible they are. Fantastic panoramic views, unique rock formations, incomparable natural monuments – and in addition, this special Mediterranean touch.

Mountaineering in the Dolomites is a very pleasant experience for active nature lovers. The offered tours range from easy walks to demanding, high-alpine challenges at more than 3,000 metres above sea level.

The most beautiful mountain climbs in the region:

Picco di Vallandro/Dürrenstein (2,838 m)

  • Duration: 5 hours (Prato Piazza/Plätzwiese – Picco di Vallandro/Dürrenstein)
  • Elevation gain: 840 m
  • Rest stop: Rifugio Prato Piazza/Plätzwiese on the return
  • Requirements: average fitness, sure-footedness necessary on the mountain top
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear

 

Croda del Becco/Seekofel (2,810 m)

  • Duration: 6-7 hours
  • Elevation gain: 1,367 m
  • Rest stop: Rifugio Biella alla Croda del Becco/Seekofel Hut(2,327 m)
  • Requirements: good fitness, sure-footedness necessary on the mountain top
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear

 

Sass de Putia/Peitlerkofel (2,875 m)

  • Duration: 5-6 hours (ascent from Passo delle Erbe/Würzjoch)
  • Elevation gain: 1,000 m
  • Requirements: good fitness, possibly climbing gear for the mountain top
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear

 

Croda Rossa/Rote Wand in Anterselva/Antholz (2,818 m)

  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Elevation gain: 760 m
  • Rest stop: inn on Passo Stalle/Staller Sattel on the return; on the return journey you should stop at the wonderful lake in Anterselva/Antholz
  • Requirements: a bit of fitness and sure-footedness
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear

 

Monte Popera/Hochbrunnerschneid in Sesto/Sexten (3,046 m)

  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Elevation gain: 1,668 m
  • Rest stop: Rifugio Zsigmondy-Comici/Zsigmondy Hut, Rifugio Fondo Valle/Talschluss Hut in Sesto/Sexten
  • Requirements: very good fitness, sure-footedness and good head for heights
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear

 

La Strada degli alpini/Alpinisteig in Sesto/Sexten

  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Elevation gain: 1,620 m
  • Rest stop: Rifugio Zsigmondy-Comici/Zsigmondy Hut, Rifugio Fondo Valle/Talschluss Hut in Sesto/Sexten
  • Requirements: very good fitness, sure-footedness and good head for heights
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear

 

Piz da Peres (2,507 m) – our nearby mountain

  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Elevation gain: 760 m
  • Rest stop: inn on Passo Furcia/Furkelpass on the return
  • Requirements: a bit of fitness and sure-footedness
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear

 

Picco Palù/Großer Moosstock (3,059 m)

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Elevation gain: 1,500 m
  • Requirements: good fitness, sure-footedness and good head for heights
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear

 

Monte Almerhorn in Anterselva/Antholz (2,984 m)

  • Duration: 5.5 hours
  • Elevation gain: 950 m
  • Requirements: average fitness, good sure-footedness and head for heights
  • Equipment: sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, drinks, sun cream/hat, rain gear