Ski touring in Dolomites

Characterized by their unusual concentration of peaks exceeding 9500 feet and a remarkable large number of small glaciers and perennial snowfield at relatively low altitude the Dolomites are without a doubt a most wanted destination for Ski mountaineering. A combination of Telemark, Alpine and backcountry skiing this activity spans from achieving a mountain summit on skins to descending in virgin powder. The physical reward and the real sense of satisfaction of skiing remote high mountain slopes completes the journey with eagerness to come back for more.Ski mountaineering is form of ski touring that variously combines the sports of Telemark, Alpine, and backcountry skiing with that of mountaineering. The spectrum of ski mountaineering spans from ascending a mountain in virgin powder to achieving a mountain’s summit using skis as a tool, with skiing down secondary.