The Cortina Ski Area is an authentic paradise for downhill skiing and snowboard enthusiasts. Ski slopes of different levels of difficulty, plenty of snow, and a spectacular landscape make this the ideal destination for first timers and professional skiers alike.
There are 86 trails for a total of 120 kilometres, subdivided into the areas of Tofane, Faloria-Cristallo, 5 Torri-Lagazuoi and San Vito-Auronzo-Misurina. And if you want even more than this, the Cortina Ski Area is also included in the Dolomiti Superski area, which encompasses 15 different skiing districts.
Here are some of the unmissable runs: for experts, the Forcella Rossa, the run with the steepest stretch (62%), the Olympia of the Tofane, a World Cup seat, and the new Vertigine run, which is steep and offers an amazing view of Cortina, created for the men’s downhill and Super-G events of the 2021 World Championships.
Instead, beginners will be thrilled to take their first steps on skis at Socrepes and Pocol, where the runs are simple but no less magnificent in terms of landscape.
Another worthwhile experience is that of the Super8, the Great War and Sellaronda ski tours, enabling you to discover the landscapes of Cortina and the Dolomites on your skis.
If you prefer snowboarding to skiing, beginners should try the Pocol trails, while the areas of 5 Torri and the Lagazuoi are perfect for experts wanting to tackle descents and jumps. Once you get your skis off, a vast offering of venues and events await, to complete your holiday.
Curiosities and tips
- A memorable showdown took place in 2019 between Nibali, Carapaz and Roglič during the stage celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Sportful Dolomiti Race, the toughest Granfondo in Europe.
- A splendid panorama dominated by the Feltre Peaks will accompany you throughout the climb