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Climbing Marmolada in the Dolomites

Reach the highest point in the Dolomites on this 1-day climbing program to the summit of the beautiful Marmolada.



1 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Extremely Fit



  • Reach the highest point in the Dolomites.
  • Climb to the top of the beautiful Marmolada.
  • Enjoy an exciting 1-day mountaineering adventure.


Climbing Marmolada is an experience you will never forget.  At 3,343 meters, the “Queen of the Dolomites” is the highest summit of the range. On this 1-day adventure, you will have the chance to discover one of its stunning faces.

The main peaks of the massif are Gran Vernel, Piccolo Vernel, Punta Rocca, Punta Penia and Pizzo Serauta.

Its southern side is an impressive cliff wall, a challenge for mountaineers from all over the world, while its western side is a gentle slope forming a basin covered by the largest glacier of the Dolomites. At the foot of Marmolada’s southern side, the beautiful and charming Val Pettorina valley stretches out with the village of Rocca Pietore and its picturesque hamlets at its foot.

Climbing Marmolada is a great way to discover the many faces of this beautiful peak. 

Keep in mind that the ascent is done from Alba (1500m), so there's an elevation gain of 1800 meters to be done in one very long day, starting at 5 AM, so you have to be very fit. Both the ascent and descent are done through the via ferrata.

If you want to enjoy this trip at a less demanding pace, we can also do it in 1 day and a half, sleeping at Contrin refuge, or in 2 days, sleeping in Capanna Punta Penia, right below Marmolada summit!

So, are you ready to discover the might and glory of the queen of the Dolomites? Then contact us now and let’s start planning an unforgettable adventure to the top of Marmolada!

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Meeting point


About the guide

Tomas and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Anna, Andrea, Elis, Enrico, Ivan, Julia, Lucia, Marika, and Oreste) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Italy.

Whether you wish to climb the Gran Paradiso or go on an exciting via ferrata in the Dolomites, among other amazing options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.

Tomas will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.

Pick one of the programs featured for E-S Adventure Guides Italy and start planning an awe-inspiring experience in the mountains!


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What people are saying about this trip

Collin Edwards-Hill


September, 2022

Marica was a great guide with a lot of knowledge

William Hickok


September, 2020

Wonderful experience. Highly professional guide with a wealth of knowledge about the mountains and culture. Highly recommended!!!!


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