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Discover the stunning mountain scenery and incredible climbing terrains around Cortina d’Ampezzo!

Nestled into the heart of the Dolomites, Cortina d’Ampezzo is ideally situated near many of the highest mountains in the alpine subrange. Enjoy incredible approaches and excellent ascents all around the idyllic mountain town. “Compare and book a certified guide for your Cortina D’Ampezzo Mountain Climbing trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Cortina D’Ampezzo Mountain Climbing selection. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Cortina D'Ampezzo

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Cortina D'Ampezzo?

Cortina d’Ampezzo sits among some of the highest mountains in all of the Dolomites, making it a hub for mountain climbers during the summer months.

Aside from Tre Cime di Lavaredo, there are plenty of other incredible mountain climbing opportunities.

At 3,343 meters high, Marmolada is the highest peak in the range and easily accessed from Cortina d’Ampezzo. The one-day ascent starts from from Passo Fedaia and includes climbing over Pian dei Fiacconi (2,626 meters) as well as glaciers en route to the summit.

Monte Paterno (3,168 meters) is another popular weekend trip. This two-day ascent takes climbers on a long traverse, filled with vertiginous overhangs, crosses a varied terrain and offers breathtaking views.

Why should I choose Cortina D'Ampezzo for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Stunning scenery

Tucked into the heart of the Dolomites, Cortina d’Ampezzo boasts plenty of stunning scenery. The limestone Dolomites cast imposing figures above the horizon and house myriad alpine valleys and meadows to explore. Heading out on a mountain climbing expedition is the best way to enjoy this scenery and see it all from above.

**Tre Cime di Lavaredo **

With the highest of the three peaks rising to 2,999 meters in elevation, Tre Cime di Lavaredo is the ultimate mountain climbing prize. The ascent of Cima Grande is about a six hour round-trip and combines plenty of high-quality climbing with stunning views of the Dolomites. A must-do for any serious intermediate or advanced mountain climber.

Something for everyone

Regardless of what kind of mountain climbing experience you are seeking out in Cortina d’Ampezzo, you are certain to find it. From single day ascents requiring rock climbing to avalanche training courses, there are plenty of different options to choose from. Find one that perfectly suits your wants and skill level!

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Cortina D'Ampezzo?

Cortina d’Ampezzo has pleasant temperatures and very sunny days during the summer months, with average daily temperatures ranging from 10 ºC to 20 ºC, depending on the time of year. The summer also happens to be the wettest part of the year, with both autumn and spring being a bit drier.

How can I get to Cortina D'Ampezzo?

Any trip to the Cortina d’Ampezzo will begin with a flight into the international airport in Venice (VCE). From here, the small city is only two hours north of the city by car or a bit longer by bus.

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Best time to climb

June to September

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Cortina D'Ampezzo



It was a great time! Wonderful climb and Valerio is a great partner!



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