Ski mountaineering at Malga del Doss

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Route reaching the panoramic viewpoint of Malga del Doss, from which you can enjoy a splendid view of the Val di Peio and the majesty of the peaks of Punta Taviela, Vioz, and Cevedale.
First by foot on a fairly steep road until the end of the village of Ossana, then, wearing skis, you reach the Sant'Antonio area on a groomed road accessible by snowcat, finally reaching the characteristic Malga del Dosso.

Route info

6.3 km
Activity time
2:20 h.
Uphill Elevation
674 m
Downhill elevation
0 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Highest point
1686 m
Lowest point
1012 m
Height difference
674 m


APT Valli di Sole, Peio e Rabbi


We recommend you to spend a few minutes at Malga del Dosso, to admire the unique view of the valley that you can enjoy from here. If you're lucky and the day is particularly clear, you may even spot the "G. Larcher" Refuge, overlooked by the peaks of Nera and Marmotta and the Passo Vedretta Alta.

Safety information

The stability of the snowpack is subject to sudden and unpredictable changes. Always consult the avalanche bulletin (on or other available websites for your area) and gather detailed information about the current weather conditions from the Alpine Guides Office of Val di Sole. The GPX tracks are purely indicative of the route but cannot be followed without a prior assessment of the slopes at the time of the excursion.

From January 1st, 2022, it is mandatory for ALL skiers to have an insurance policy covering liability for damages or injuries caused to third parties. The revision of the mountain safety code requires all minors to wear helmets and prohibits skiers from consuming alcohol.


From the Church of San Vigilio, follow the signs for Valpiana and hike along the fairly steep road until the end of the village. From here, put on your skis and follow the groomed road accessible by snowcat to reach the well-known locality of Sant'Antonio and its shrine. Then continue to ascend until you reach the characteristic Malga del Doss. The descent is planned along the same route as the ascent.

Public transportation

You can reach Ossana by taking the TRENTO - MALE' - MEZZANA train (download departure and return schedules) to the Mezzana station. From here, take the Trentino Trasporti bus line MALÈ - MEZZANA - FUCINE - VERMIGLIO - TONALE (download departure and return schedules) to reach the village of Ossana.

How to get there

Take SS42 and at Cusiano, turn left onto SP202 and continue until you reach the village of Ossana.

Where to park

You can park your car near the Church of San Vigilio.
For all ski mountaineering excursions, appropriate clothing is recommended, even in the event of sudden drops in temperature. It is necessary to wear suitable technical clothing that does not get wet when in contact with snow (such as Gore-Tex), gloves, a hat, sunglasses, and protective sunscreen.

It is mandatory to have the self-rescue kit consisting of Artva-Shovel-Probe with you (which can optionally be rented, see the shops where it is available for rental here). It is also advisable to wear a helmet (for minors, wearing a helmet is mandatory) or other active protection systems (e.g., backpacks with ABS-Airbag systems).

In the case of hard or icy snow, the use of crampons is recommended.

Caution in the mountains