Bormio, in the heart of the Stelvio National Park, is one of the most famous ski area in Italy, also thanks to the downhill races of the World Cup on the Stelvio slope, which from 3000 m. goes down to 1200 m in the village. The town lies in the valley, known since ancient times as the ‘Magnificent Land’, surrounded by three mountains - Cima Piazzi, Vallecetta and Reit- set as an amphitheater.
Cross-country skiers can find trails on the Vallecetta and on the entire Alute plain (10 km), in San Colombano near the alp or in Valdidentro on the Piandelvino plain.
The High Valtellina is a boundless theater for mountaineering ski expeditions of any grade and difficulty. Every year in February, the local CAI section organizes the Folgore Ski Mountaineering Rally, departing from Bormio.
The town offers a wide cultural offer, and much more. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the Bormio’s Baths. 'Bormio Pass' is a single card for skiing on the slopes and relax in Spas.
Thanks to the 2005 World Ski Championships significant investments were made, that have significantly improved the facilities of the area. Bormio 2000 is the center of the entire ski area.
In winter, skiers are greeted by 50 km of slopes for alpine skiing, located between 3000 and 1200 meters. The legendary Stelvio slope is home every year at the end of the year, since 1993, of the Men's World Cup descent.
In summer, it is possible to ski at the Stelvio Pass glacier. The Genziana and Stelvio slopes are available in the afternoon and lighted for night skiing.
December - April in Bormio, however, on the Stelvio you can ski all year round. It is advisable to check the snow situation.
Artificial snowmaking: YES
Artificial snow in winter, skiing on the glacier in summer, especially in the early morning hours.
Ski school: YES, beginners can take advantage of two camps, one on the Ciuk and the other in Bormio 2000 equipped with moving walkways.
Snow Park: YES, at 2300 meters there is a snow park with a series of jumps, rails and boxes.
Night skiing: YES, see the program.
Skipass: click here
Where to park:
From Bormio depart many ski lifts and then you can leave your car right in the village. In summer, however, you can go up by car to the Stelvio Pass to go skiing on the glacier.
Avalanche’s bulletin: click here
Path’s source: dovesciare.it
Very famous and very much appreciated, the Bormio Spas recall in every season those who like to combine comfort and relaxation with the beauty of the alpine landscape. In the village and surroundings there are three baths resorts: the town's Thermal Spa, modern and functional, the Old Baths, ancient and characteristic, and the New Baths, much modern and surrounded by greenery.
Placed on top of the town center - and point of arrival of the characteristic Roma street Cavour Square (or Kuerc) is the main meeting place in Bormio. It has origins dating back to the Middle Ages and it contains valuable buildings, among which the Parish Church, the Clock Tower and the eponymous structure from which it takes its name, the "Kuerc" (cover, in Bormio dialect), the symbol of town where once the meetings took place and justice was administered.
Founded in 1935, it is the largest in the Alps and one of the oldest in Italy. It covers the territory of four provinces and it is characterized by a multitude of plant and animal species. Inside you will find large forests, agricultural areas, mountain farms, inhabited hamlets and villages and it is ideal for any type of natural trail. The park develops around the Stelvio Pass (2,758 s.l.m.), the second highest automobile mountain pass in Europe.
City of departure: Bormio
City of arrival: Bormio
Length (Km): 50
Difficulty: See infomap
Discipline: Alpine skiing/Snowboard
Type of Itinerary: Full day
Difference in height (m): 0
Difference in downhill (m): 0
Highest point (m): 3012
Lowest point (m): 1225
Duration (h.): 0