Holidaying Safely in Trentino: our ways of taking care of you

Our guide to a peaceful and stress-free stay

Trentino is open and ready to welcome you. 

In our guides you can learn about all the measures put in place by our operators and tourist service providers to protect you and your loved ones. 

Ski mountaineering on Monte Sole

Back-country skiing • Val di Sole

Print
GPX
KML
Fitness
Back-country skiing

Ski mountaineering on Monte Sole

Back-country skiing · Val di Sole, Pejo e Rabbi
Responsible for this content
VisitTrentino Verified partner 
  • /
    Photo: Walter Margola Guida Alpina, VisitTrentino
  • /
    Photo: Walter Margola Guida Alpina, VisitTrentino
  • /
    Photo: Walter Margola Guida Alpina, VisitTrentino
m 2500 2000 1500 1000 12 10 8 6 4 2 km

An easy itinerary in the charming Val di Rabbi with the added bonus of having a splendid mountain hut located along the route which also remains open in winter (the Malga Monte Sole Alta farmhouse). 
moderate
13.3 km
4:00 h
1100 m
1100 m
The Monte Sole peak is ideal for winter ascents and to enjoy the snow overlooking the splendid Val di Rabbi.

Author’s recommendation

The Monte Sole farmhouse also offers a limited number of rooms for those who wish to stay the night… and a sauna!
Profile picture of VisitTrentino
Author
VisitTrentino
Updated: November 23, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2338 m
Lowest point
1249 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Exposition / cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Remember, snowpack stability is subject to sudden and unforeseeable changes and shifts. Always check the local avalanche bulletin (www.meteotrentino.it or any other service that suits your needs) before departure and make sure you gather all possible information concerning current conditions at the Mountain Guides’ office. (http://www.guidealpinevaldisole.it).

GPS tracks are merely indicative of the more standard routes but must not be followed blindly without first checking current slope and terrain conditions.

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Start

Fonte di Rabbi (1,253 m a.s.l.) (1253 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.407668, 10.805894
DMS
46°24'27.6"N 10°48'21.2"E
UTM
32T 638803 5140928
w3w 
///concentration.sweetens.assures

Destination

Monte Sole (2,350 m a.s.l.)

Turn-by-turn directions

After leaving the hamlet of Rabbi Fonti, take the forest road on your left that leads up into the Cercen valley. You’ll cross a first bridge at an elevation of 1,485 metres and reach another in the Fontanon locality. From here the road leads over to the other side of the mountain and continues in a northerly direction before turning sharply towards the lower Malga Sole farmhouse at an altitude of 1,759 metres. Not far beyond the farmhouse it’s possible to continue freely up through sparse woodland and reach the upper Malga Sole farmstead at 2,048 metres. From here, across open terrain, it’s possible to reach the peak of Monte Sole.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Unavailable

Getting there

From the town of Malè in the Val di Sole, take the provincial road SP86 to Rabbi Fonti.

Parking

Parking is available at the start of the forest road, just past Rabbi Fonti.

Coordinates

DD
46.407668, 10.805894
DMS
46°24'27.6"N 10°48'21.2"E
UTM
32T 638803 5140928
w3w 
///concentration.sweetens.assures
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

For all ski-mountaineering activities, the proper apparel is strongly recommended. Skiers must bear in mind that temperatures can dip quickly and garments should also be suitable for snowy conditions (such as waterproof Gore-Tex jackets). Furthermore, gloves, cap, sun glasses and sun cream should also form part of every off-piste skier’s basic gear.

It’s also important to bear in mind that tight fitting or insufficiently waterproof ski boots can cause frostbite.

It’s also COMPULSARY to carry with you an avalanche rescue kit consisting of avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel (this is also available for rent).

A suitable helmet and other safety equipment are also strongly recommended (avalanche airbags etc.).

In the case of hard snow cover or ice, ski crampons are recommended.

Similar routes nearby

  • Cima Vegaia
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.3 km
Duration
4:00h
Ascent
1100 m
Descent
1100 m
Scenic Point-to-point Refreshment stops available Insider tip Summit route
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
afternoon

Avalanche conditions

·

Statistics

  • 2D 3D
  • Contents
  • Show images Hide images
: h
 km
 m
 m
 m
 m
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.


You may also like ...

45 results
Cece Peak

Cece Peak

One of the most rewarding tours in the Lagorai mountains, allowing to...

Bocche Peak

Bocche Peak

Long route, but easy and safe with spectacular view to the Dolomites...

Closed
Malga Tovre and rifugio La Montanara

Malga Tovre and rifugio La Montanara

Gazing at the Brenta Dolomites.

Piccolo (small) Colbricon

Piccolo (small) Colbricon

The most popular tour in the Lagorai mountains! Recommended...

Classica alpinistica alla Cima Lavazzè nel cuore delle Maddalene.

Classica alpinistica alla Cima Lavazzè nel cuore delle Maddalene.

Classico itinerario molto frequentato nel Gruppo delle Maddalene al...

Folga Ski Race - Skibergsteigwettkampf im Vanoi-Tal

Folga Ski Race - Skibergsteigwettkampf im Vanoi-Tal

Closed
Anello delle Cime di Bragarolo (Dislivello 1100m – Difficoltà BSA)

Anello delle Cime di Bragarolo (Dislivello 1100m – Difficoltà BSA)

Closed
Cima delle Stellune

Cima delle Stellune

Grade: Intermediate/difficult - BSA (Good Alpine Skier) 40°;...

Closed

Cece Peak

One of the most rewarding tours in the Lagorai mountains, allowing to...

Read more ...
Closed

Bocche Peak

Long route, but easy and safe with spectacular view to the Dolomites...

Read more ...

Malga Tovre and rifugio La Montanara

Gazing at the Brenta Dolomites.

Read more ...

Piccolo (small) Colbricon

The most popular tour in the Lagorai mountains! Recommended...

Read more ...

Classica alpinistica alla Cima Lavazzè nel cuore delle Maddalene.

Classico itinerario molto frequentato nel Gruppo delle Maddalene al...

Read more ...
Closed

Folga Ski Race - Skibergsteigwettkampf im Vanoi-Tal

Read more ...
Closed

Anello delle Cime di Bragarolo (Dislivello 1100m – Difficoltà BSA)

Read more ...
Closed

Cima delle Stellune

Grade: Intermediate/difficult - BSA (Good Alpine Skier) 40°;...

Read more ...

Back-country skiing