5 December — 11 April
The Alta Badia ski resort is located next to the town of the same name in northern Italy in the Trentino – Alto Adige region. For skiing and snowboarding, 130 km of slopes are open, to which 53 ski lifts are transported. The complex for practicing winter sports is located between 1324 and 2550 meters above sea level.
There are many reasons to choose Alta Badia among all the Italian ski resorts. This is both a convenient geographic location, reasonable prices and no queues even in the “high” season. But this resort also has more significant advantages, the main one of which is that it is part of the giant Dolomiti Superski resort complex and is located directly on the famous Sellaronda – a ring track that encircles and connects the resorts of this part of the Dolomites. As well as beautiful mountain landscapes, a variety of trails, an abundance of restaurants with typical Ladin cuisine and live music.
Alta Badia unites several villages corresponding to ski areas: Colfosco, Corvara, San Cassiano, La Villa, Badia.
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Most often, the ski season in these parts lasts from early December to mid April.
Ski pass prices
The cost of the day ski pass in the high season: € 60 for an adult, € 60 for children and € 42 for youth.
Total length of tracks 130 km. The vertical drop is 1226 meters. The surface of the tracks is maintained in good condition with the help of snow-sealing equipment. The surface of the slopes is kept in excellent condition by the artificial snowmaking system. In total, the resort has 391 snow cannons that cover 80% of the tracks. The slopes are illuminated, which makes it possible to use them in the evening.
Among 130 km of tracks, everyone will find skiing to their liking. All slopes are united by impeccable quality and perfect conformity to the markings. So, simple “blue” trails are short, gentle and great for training.
The most interesting among them:
- Costes Da L’Ega-Capanna Nera, Vizza-Masarei, Abruse ‘at Colfosco;
- Colz, Colz-Doninz, Col d’Alting 1 and 2;
- Doninz in La Villa;
- Ciampai-La Fraina, Codes in San Cassiano;
- Baby Pedraces in Badia.
“Red” slopes are worth trying for those who are confidently skiing, there are a lot of them in the resort. Among them, the most interesting:
- Sponata with a length of 2200 km and a vertical drop of 360 meters;
- Altin with a length of 3200 km and a vertical drop of 647 meters;
- Forcelles-1 with a length of 1305 meters.
For the most experienced skiers, there are also “black slopes” in the Alta Badia resort. Among them, the most interesting is the Gran Risa with a length of 1255 meters and a vertical drop of 448 meters. It is here that every year the men’s giant slalom competitions are held.
Vacationers are taken to the top 53 cable cars: 2 aerial tramway, 10 gondola lift, 30 chairlift and 11 t-bar lift. The total length of the cable cars is 49 km, which are capable of transporting up to 95127 passengers/hour.
Places where you can stay near the resort (distance from the center):
- Corvara in Badia (0.4 km)
- La Villa (Stern) (0.5 km)
- Badia (Abtei) (0.5 km)
- Colfosco (Kolfuschg) (0.3 km)
- San Cassiano (St. Kassian) (0.3 km)