Sella Group Guided Steep Skiing Trip

Join IFMGA certified mountain guide Etienne on a steep skiing adventure in the Sella group massif in the Dolomite mountain range of the Italian Alps.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

Alps, Dolomite Mountains

People per Guide

3 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    If you are looking for an exciting day of steep skiing, then look no further than this trip in the amazing Sella Group.

    Located in the Dolomite mountains in Italy, the Sella group massif is unforgettable. There are a number of incredible peaks in the massif. They include the Piz Boe (3,151m), the Cima Pisciadu (2,985m), the Boeseekofel (2,910m), Sass Pordoi (2,952m), and many more. This collection of peaks creates the perfect location for great steep skiing.

    The scenery alone is exceptional, from the Dolomites, to the Sella group massif itself. However, when you also include the four gorgeous Ladin valleys where it rests between you just can’t go wrong. Those valleys include the Badia valley, the Gherdeina valley, the Fascia valley and the Fodom valley.

    There are a number of famous descents in the massif, but none more than the Val Mesdi from the Pordoischarte. However, along with that descent, there is an array of others that are just as exciting. And on this trip, we will figure out which one is best for you. There is also a wide assortment of channels that include the Holzer couloir, the Sass de Forcia couloir and the couloir of the Ghiacciaio.

    A lot of what we will do will depend on your abilities and ski levels. But because the Sella group is so enormous, I have no doubt that regardless of your level, we will find something just right for you.

    The Sella group is a spectacular massif. It just looks exciting. It just looks like there will be thrilling steep skiing descents away from the crowds of the nearby resorts. And to put your mind at ease, I can assure that is indeed the case. So if you want to enjoy one of those steep descents, just send me a request.

    I would also like to offer a 3 day hut to hut ski tour in the beautiful Val di Fassa.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    350 EUR

    Group of 2
    175 EUR

    Group of 3
    117 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     The price includes the guiding fee and an avalanche transceiver (arva, probe, shovel).
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Meeting point will be established prior to start of trip

    Accommodation

    For participants who wish to enjoy more than one day there are several hotels in the Val di Fassa area, including the Hotel Oswald in Canazei di Fassa, the Hotel Cristallo in Canazei di Fassa, and the hotel Gran Paradise in in Campitello di Fassa.

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    Ski or freeriding boots, freeriding/alpine ski helmet, can be rented at the sport shop. Participants should bring warm ski clothes with them as well.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I was born and raised in Campitello, in Val di Fassa. I am a ski instructor and mountain guide.
    My parents have always practiced mountaineering, both for leisure and business, and the apple doesn't fall far from the tree! Skiing and climbing were my favourite activities growing up.
    As the years went by, I became more and more skilled and experienced under the watch of my father, both in techniques and safety measures. I learned the craft of mountain guide and ski instructor from him, since when his clients or students agreed, I would join them in the mountain.
    But the true passion started when I moved to Tione for my studies.
    I became ski instructor at 19 and mountain guide at 21.

     
     


     

     

    What People are Saying about Etienne Bernard

     

    This was our first time doing via ferrata and to be honest I was a bit worried as I\'ve never done something like this before. We\'ve been lead by Ethienne who was very knowledgeable, very kind and very helpful, sharing information and skills to help us do it the right way. The climb was steep, but they do different ones and I can honestly say this was one of the best things I have ever done! I would definately recommend this experience to anyone. We\'ve quickly realised on the day there was no way we could have done this on our own and the support and encouragement and knowledge sharing was everything we have hoped for!
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    Viktoria Serafinas
    Top of the world, literally!! We enjoyed our experience from start to end to say the least. Etienne was very personable, experienced and tailored our climb for the group. We felt safe and comfortable with our guide as he was a certified mountain guide and knows the Dolomites like the back of his hand. This was the highlight of our trip! Thank you!
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    Barbiliz Nash
    I absolutely loved this tour with Renato, he is amazing! Can\'t believe he\'s been hiking and climbing Dolomites for 50 years. He was so fit, kind, funny, informative and a real pleasure to be around. Definitely will recommend this to all of our friends
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    This was the best adventure I have ever done. It was mesmerising! Thanks to Etienne who looked after us so well throughout. Especially our one and half year old baby. Had a great time, highlight of our trip to Italy! Thanks again!
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    Prashanth Sahukar
     

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