Skiing in Bormio

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.

Technical description:
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.

Recommended period:
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

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Technical data

City of departure: Bormio

Departure: Bormio

City of arrival: Bormio

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

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Bormio (SO)