Skiing on the Dolomites means practicing your favourite sport while your eyes embrace one of the most wonderful sceneries of the world: The Dolomites peaks, their jagged rocks, shaped by nature as a real work of art.
Skiing on the Dolomites
The Dolomites include different mountain groups, located in the eastern sector of the Italian Alps.
These spectacular peaks are all included between the provinces of Bolzano, Trento, Belluno, Pordenone, and Udine. In 2009, they have been recognized by Unesco as a World Heritage site. It’s quite a challenge choosing where to practice your favourite winter sports: there are so many runs and ski areas! And all of them are comprised in a natural environment of great beauty. Those who want to ski on the Dolomites and master the technique and the secrets of the great ski champions, can register with one of the local ski schools, like the Dolomiti Scuola Sci, located in Cortina d’Ampezzo. Your stay can be comfortably arranged by the team of the school, choosing among different opportunities and services, like the rent of the equipment and the sportswear, relaxing hotels, ski-passes, excellent restaurants and ski instructors fluent in six different languages.
Skiing on the Dolomites: Cortina and the Dolomites Superski
Cortina is one of the most appreciated areas to practice ski on the Dolomites, and one the most prestigious skiing areas in Italia, worth of the World Cup that takes place on the Olympia run. Cortina overlooks three different areas all comfortably interconnected by runs and ski bus service, covering 140 km of runs. It’s the ideal place for alpine ski lovers. They can ski through the area of Lagazuoi-5 Torri. In Socrepes, they can find a fully-equipped snow park divided into two different areas, respectively for newbies and expert skiers. But, it’s also the cross-country skiing paradise, with runs covering 70 km, unfolding between forests, and rings about 7 km long, two of which are equipped with lights for night sessions. The Cortina – Dolomite ski pass also comprehends the 12 skiing areas included in the Dolomiti Superki, one of the largest European ski circuits, with a total 1200 km of ski runs. Skiing on the Dolomites means getting access to 500 km of runs perfectly interconnected, with perfect slopes, adequate to people with different skills and the black run, where the Ski World Cup races take places.