Guidebook

Unique Terrain & Huge Lines : Tough Dolomites Ski Tours

The landscapes of the Dolomites are like nothing else on Earth, and the same goes for the skiing!

Charlie Boscoe

Description

There are plenty of easy mountain adventures in the Dolomites, but the area is most famous for its massive rock towers and the couloirs and bowls which separate them - advanced skiers will get the most out of the area and this guidebook will make it clear why.

Whether it's typically steep and exciting couloirs with towering rock walls encasing them, or huge bowls surrounded by limestone cliffs, the routes in this guidebook encapsulate what the Dolomites is famous for. All passionate ski tourers need to make the pilgrimage to the Dolomites one day - a sentiment which should need no further explanation once you've digested the routes contained in this guidebook.

Skiing these lines will take you through some of the most celebrated mountains in the Alps, including over the highest peak in the Dolomites, and between some their most famous cliffs. If you've ever wanted to ski in the Dolomites and see what all the fuss is about for yourself - here's your answer!

Lavarela
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Lavarela

Dolomites
1 day +
16.2 km
1,672 m
1,742 m
33 °
A varied and exciting tour through some wild Dolomitic peaks.
Severe
Private
Piz Boë
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Piz Boë

Dolomites
3 - 4 hrs
10.7 km
519 m
1,928 m
43 °
An iconic peak followed by a long and varied descent.
Severe
Private
Piz Da Lech
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Piz Da Lech

Dolomites
2 - 3 hrs
4.5 km
454 m
1,316 m
55 °
A fine summit and then an abseil-accessed couloir make this a Dolomites classic.
Severe
Private
Forcella Marmolada
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Forcella Marmolada

Dolomites
5 - 6 hrs
11.3 km
959 m
1,542 m
45 °
A classic journey through some of the most famous mountains in the Dolomites.
Severe
Private
Punta Penia
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Punta Penia

Dolomites
5 - 6 hrs
9.7 km
1,326 m
1,716 m
47 °
Climb the highest peak in the Dolomites and then ski an exciting north-facing bowl and an epic canyon.
Severe
Private
Forca Di Ciamin Circuit And Val Dal Se Couloir
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Forca Di Ciamin Circuit And Val Dal Se Couloir

Trentino-Alto Adige
6 - 7 hrs
12.3 km
1,321 m
1,321 m
51 °
Peaks and Couloirs - A fantastic varied day tour from the Rifugio Fanes
Severe
Private
Val Setus - A Classic Dolomites Couloir
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Val Setus - A Classic Dolomites Couloir

Dolomites
2 - 3 hrs
7.7 km
425 m
1,399 m
49 °
A Stunning Journey Across the Sella Massif Followed By An Aesthetic Steep Descent
Severe
Private