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Etna in Winter

- winter trekking, skiing and snow-shoe excursions for small groups or individuals -

Ski excursion on Etna volcano (photo: Marco Fulle)
Ski excursion on Etna volcano (photo: Marco Fulle)
Etna's western flank in winter (photo: Marco Fulle)
Etna's western flank in winter (photo: Marco Fulle)
Winter hiking on Etna, on the way to Bocca Nuova crater
Winter hiking on Etna, on the way to Bocca Nuova crater
Snow on the rim of the 2002 cone. (photo: Emanuela Carone)
Snow on the rim of the 2002 cone. (photo: Emanuela Carone)
Skiing on Etna during a paroxysm (Photo: Daniele Andronico)
Skiing on Etna during a paroxysm (Photo: Daniele Andronico)
After a strenuous ascent the feeling to be on the top of the mountain will erase all your tiredness and would be rewarding (photo: Emanuela Carone)
After a strenuous ascent the feeling to be on the top of the mountain will erase all your tiredness and would be rewarding (photo: Emanuela Carone)
Walking towards the top of the South-East Crater (photo: Emanuela Carone)
Walking towards the top of the South-East Crater (photo: Emanuela Carone)
Enjoy the experience of climbing and skiing a snow-clad active volcano!
For those who are prepared, we offer guided skiing or snow-shoe excursions of varying difficulty. The reward is a wonderful experience to be on an active volcano while being active yourself.
  • Skiing on an active volcano
  • White dream landscape
  • Stunning views
  • 1 day Snow Hiking Tour
  • Active adventure
  • Experienced mountain guide

Snowshoes/Ski Summit Tour

Note:
Duration: 5-7 hours
Day 1: Snowshoe or Ski Summit Tour
Winter tour on the snow-covered slopes of the volcano up to the summit craters

Mountain Traverse on Ski

Note:
Duration: 5-7 hours
Alpine skiing experience required
Day 1: Mountain Traverse on Ski
Long ski traverse from south to north across the summit craters.

Valle del Bove with crampons and ice axe

Note:
Duration: 5-7 hours
Maximum 3 persons
Day 1: Valle del Bove with crampons and ice axe
Exciting, long descent to the "Valle del Bove" by using crampons,ice axes and ropes.
Tour code: ETN_WIN
Tour type: 1-day tours: adventure - active volcanoes
Difficulty: Moderate-Challenging
Group size: 1-12
Duration: 4-7 hours

Dates:

Custom and group dates
no scheduled dates at present

Price (p.p.): see details

Included:

  • Certified mountain guide.
  • Loan of technical equipment: Mountain boots, Helmet, Crampons, ice axe, snowshoes and walking poles
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