Skiing in the fall: here are the open or open systems

The storm last week from Attila, with abrupt drop in temperatures, strong winds and abundant precipitation, between rain and snow, whitewashed the mountain resorts for the joy of the operators, anticipating the ski season. If last year we were weeping for the lack of snow, this year the ski season starts in advance.

Thanks to the mid-November disturbances that brought snow to Italy, to the north, to the Alps, the opening of the ski resorts was anticipated. So you can ski again before Christmas, already at the end of November and above all for the Bridge of the Immaculate. Here are the open or open systems in the North where to go skiing in the fall.

Cortina d’Ampezzo. In the famous tourist resort of the Dolomites, the first ski resorts are open already on 11 November, on the 17th of November opened the Faloria district. Four plants are open in the mountains above Cortina.

Madonna di Campiglio. Another famous ski resort in the Dolomites, Trentino, Madonna di Campiglio has been covered by abundant snowfall that allowed the opening of the first plants on the Grosté area and gradually the whole area of ​​the ski area.

Step Rolle. Also on the Passo Rolle, the first ski resorts, particularly the Cimon, Ferrari and Castellazzo chairlifts, were opened under the Pale di San Martino. It is still early for skiing down to San Martino, but at high altitude the slopes are in perfect condition.

Monte Bondone. Above Trento, the slopes and ski resorts of Monte Bondone open from November 25th. In addition, from 26 December to 8 March you will be able to experience the exciting experience of a skiing at night, under the stars, every Tuesday and Thursday, from 20.00 to 22.30. The illuminated slopes for skiing at night will be: Diagonal Montesel, Cordela, Washbasin, Variant racing, Variant washbasin and Snowpark. The renewed Snowpark also offers three different difficulty lines for all levels of capacity.

Pinzolo-Doss of Sabion. The opening of ski lifts and ski slopes is scheduled for early December, guaranteed by artificial snow systems.

Fiemme-Obereggen. The ski season opens on November 25th, with the opening of the slopes of Pampeago, which this year offers the new 350 meters long “Runway”, which is served by programmed snow. The track starts at the Lamb Canal and goes down to the parking lots, with an exit for each parking lot. The ski area of ​​Fiemme-Obereggen offers 110 km of pistes.

Val Gardena. In South Tyrol, the ski slopes and ski lifts of Val Gardena are planned for December 6: Sella Ronda, Ortisei-Funes, Santa Cristina, Selva, Sella Pass, Alpe di Siusi.

Predazzo. Here too, the opening of the plants is scheduled for December 6, in view of the Bridge of the Immaculate.

Cervinia. In the famous tourist resort of Valle d’Aosta, in the shadow of Monte Cervino, the skiing season has already begun, already on the Plateau Rosà glacier, in the ski area of ​​the Matterhorn Ski Paradise, located in Switzerland.

Roccaraso. To ski in the Abruzzo region, belonging to the ski resort of Alto Sangro, you will have to wait until 7 December next, with the facilities that will open for the Bridge of the Immaculate.

Ovindoli. In the area of ​​the Plateau of the Rocche, part of the ski area of ​​the Tre Nevi, the plants will open on December 16th.

Sapporo Snow Museum


The sapporo Snow Festival

features incredible ice sculptures and is one of Japan’s largest winter events.

Roughly two million people come to wiew the enormous,beautiful snow statues in Odori Park,central Sapporo.

the subject of the statues varies, and often features an event,famous building or person from the past year.

About 300 statues usually feature and most are illuminated during the night.

The event will be held from February 5th until 11th.