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Joel Rinne - Col Alton Rinne - Holzerrinne



Trentino-Alto Adige

Kombination von 3 Steilrinnen am Sas Pordoi

Ski Touring Severe

13 km
2 km
2 km
1 day +
Low Point
1.9 km
High Point
3.1 km
Joel Rinne - Col Alton Rinne - Holzerrinne Map

Rinnentrilogie am Sas Pordoi - Tourenbericht hier: https://www.suedtirolalpin.it/post/rinnen-dolomiten


Route description: Joel Rinne

We parked our car beside Pian Schiavaneis hut on the south side of the “Sella” Massiv. Directly below the west wall of “Sas Pordoi”. From here we started through the “Val Lasties” up to the “Pordoischarte”. East of the “Rifugio Forcella del Pordoi” is the entrance to our first couloir of the day: the “Joel Rinne”.

A couloir that is particularly well known for freeriders, as it can be reached by cable car with a minimum ascent and, it is feasible without any additional equipment. Accordingly, the snow had already crushed by the lots of Freeriders. Nevertheless, a beautiful channel on the sunny side high above the “Pordoijoch”.

Col Alton Rinne

Coming from the Top of Piz Boe, a little above the “Bambergerhütte” we turn back towards “Pordoi” and here is the entrance of the “Col Alton Rinne” – east of the summit that has the same name. We already got a good view into the couloir as we climbed up through “Val Lasties” from “Pian Sciavaneis”. The snow in this channel is most of the time in very good conditions. The number of people who took advantage of the somewhat cumbersome climb from the top station of the cable car is very low.

The freeride fun is much better. At the end of the channel we are again in the middle of the “Val Lasties”.


From “Pian Sciavaneis” trought “Val Lasties” you get to the “Pordoischarte”. Here we turn to the west. First we climb a few meters towards the mountain station of the cable car. But soon we find ourselves in the large entrance boiler for the “Holzerrinne”. One of the most famous and beautiful couloirs in the Dolomites - and rightly so.

Here, we find the best conditions. Despite some traffic since the fresh snow a few days ago, the snow is ideal and grippy. The rope that we dragged along throughout the day we need in the middle of the couloir. Here is a short icefall to overcome. Afterwards, the enjoyment continues. The couloir offers a spectacular ambience and a great experience for anyone who believes in the 45° steepness of the couloir.



Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between February and March


  • Alpine
  • Couloir
  • Ski Mountaineering

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins

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