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Climb Monte Pelmo (3,168m) in the Dolomites via the Normal Route, 2 days

Follow Giovanni, UIAGM-certified guide, for an awesome ascent to Monte Pelmo, a popular peak of the Dolomites. Spend two days in a scenic alpine area and stand on a breathtaking summit!

Mountain RangeDolomite Mountains
Duration2 days
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Discover a beautiful region of northeastern Italy.

  • Conquer one of the highest mountain peaks in the Dolomites.

  • Try yourself on a challenging mountaineering experience.


Would you like to enjoy an exciting alpine experience in Italy? Then come to Veneto and reach the top of Monte Pelmo, one of the highest peaks in the Dolomites, under expert guidance!

Monte Pelmo is a mountain in the province of Belluno, in northeastern Italy. With a particular shape and standing isolated from other peaks, it was first climbed in 1857. It is part of the Dolomites, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009.

On this 2-day tour, we will meet in the mountain town of Forno di Zoldo and get to the top of Monte Pelmo via the Normal Route. The long traverse, filled with vertiginous overhangs, crosses a varied terrain and offers breathtaking views. It includes a night in the first mountain hut built in the Dolomites, called Venezia, located between the valleys of Zoldana and Boite.

Please keep in mind that you must have some mountaineering experience and a good fitness level. We will ascend 400m the first day and 1,200m the second day. For more information, you can check the itinerary below.

So, if you want to climb Mount Pelmo, a popular peak of the Dolomite Mountains (Southern Limestone Alps), please get in touch with me. Get ready for an awesome mountaineering trip!

And if you prefer to reach the summit of the highest point in the Dolomites, check out my Marmolada ascent program.

Meeting point

Locanda Tana de l'Ors (Forno di Zoldo)


Any health issues must be communicated upon booking /// Guide can change or stop the activity if safety measures are not met.

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Day 1: Val di Zoldo - Venezia Hut

Starting  point: 3pm at Locanda Tana de l’orso at Forno di Zoldo.

In the afternoon we’ll reach the Venezia Hut to stay overnight.

Altitude gain: 400mt D+



Day 2: Summit day

After a short walk, we’ll reach the beginning of the climbing route. Short rest at the top of Mount Pelmo. Return back to Venezia Hut and continue our descent.

Ending point: 5pm at Locanda Tana de l’orso at Forno di Zoldo.

Altitude gain: 1200mt D+, 1600mt D-


Equipment you will need to bring




Other gear: Technical alpine clothing (wind/waterproof jacket, gore-tex for cold weather), approach shoes, energy snacks and drinks, sleeping bag.

About the guide

I was born in the plain in 1983, but as often happens to those who were born there, I have always loved the mountains. I was three years old when I wore my first skis, not knowing that this would become my strongest passion ... Skiing, walking, climbing: it is since I was a child that I go to the mountains, first with my parents and my grandfather and then with my friends.

The degree in forestry science was only the logical consequence of this passion, as well as the beautiful summers spent managing the refuge Capanna Punta Penia in Marmolada (the highest refuge in the Dolomites, on top of the highest mountain in the Dolomites!), which I call "the bus without wheels" and all over the Dolomites!
The last step (for now...) was to become a Mountain Guide, to let you experience what the mountain transmits to me!
… and to show you the famous " bus without wheels”

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