THE SKI AREA VALTELLINA
The ski area in alta Valtellina for Alpine skiing includes Bormio, Santa Caterina, Livigno, Valdidentro also with artificial snow and in summer the Stelvio glacier, while for Nordic skiing Santa Caterina, Valdidentro and Livigno. The ski area in alta Valtellina for alpine skiing consists of 230 km of perfectly groomed slopes and surrounded by nature with 70 ski lifts; the altitude of the ski slopes from Bormio mt.1200 slm and Bormio 3000 is the largest in the alpine area. The ski area in alta Valtellina for Nordic skiing consists of 95 km of ski runs, also in Valdidentro there is also the area to practice the biathlon. In Alta Valtellina you can also practice many other sports and interesting activities (snowboard, Telemark, freestyle, ski mountaineering
Mountain treks with snowshoes in the Stelvio National Park, sledding with huskie, ice skating, Terme, night skiing, Bernina Express UNESCO for visiting Sankt Moritz.
THE STELVIO SLOPE OF BORMIO
The Stelvio slope in Bormio is inserted in the ski area of Bormio, an area of the most beautiful of the Alps and the Stelvio slope is its queen. The ski area of Bormio in Alta Valtellina includes challenging slopes for expert skiers and thrill seekers but also simple tracks for less experienced skiers and children. The Stelvio slope in Bormio is one of the most technical and spectacular ski slopes of the world, inaugurated in 1982 for the World Series, hosted two editions of the Alpine World Ski Championships in 1985 and 2005, two World Cup finals in 1995 and 2008 and from 1993 to 2013 and fron 2018 to 2020, the World Cup Downhill Men. The Stelvio slope is always in top condition, brightly lit by a lighting system during the night skiing and natural snow or failing with artificial snow produced by snow making. The Stelvio slope in Bormio has the start at 2255 m. and arrival at 1268 m. in the ski stadium of Bormio, with a total height difference of 987 meters and a maximum gradient of 63%. The departure begins immediately at high speed, then two challenging corners, one on the right, the jump of stoats and then a left that lead to the jump of the “Rocca” in the woods, the “Canalino Sertorelli”, a diagonal and a path of 200 meters the Fontana Longa, other curves on the floor to reach the “Carcentina” the most challenging and decisive of the track leading to the Ciuk. By Ciuk we face the wall of “San Pietro” by a long jump at high speed, the point of greatest slope of the track and the most spectacular and exciting all the way, then come after some curves end at the finish of the ski stadium in Bormio.
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