Although most of the Olympic Piemonte ski stations are suffering from lack of snow, the area around Lake Maggiore has been gifted with abundant snow up in the mountains.
Stay at Castello Dal Pozzo and spend a day skiing in the area. You can shoose to ski a different area each day, rather like changing your golf course.
Macugnaga, Devero and San Domenico all have from 50 to 240cm of powder snow to offer and excellent promotions to get you onto the pistes.!
– Macugnaga: during this week a day’s skipass € 19 on Monte Moro.
– Devero: saturday 4 february day’s skipass free for children under 14.
– San Domenico: Happy Monday skipass €14
San Domenico 50-280cm
San Domenico is the starting point in the winter for the ski slopes of the Alpe Ciamporino (1975 m).
The village of San Domenico is situated at an altitude of 1,420 meters. It offers 30 km of ski slopes and facilities for snowboarding and freestyle, open spaces and walking paths, alpine skiing and snowshoeing
The snow park ha been totally renovated with new equipment for all enthusiasts of acrobatic spins and jumps.
The opening of the lifts is guaranteed from December to early May due to a high quality natural snow
For alpine skiing, 30 km of professional ski runs served by 6 lifts. The easy and wide slopes of the Alpe Ciamporino are ideal for beginners and the excellent skischool allows everyone to improve their technique.
Cross country, hiking and snowshoeing trails. In Trasquera there is a nice cross country trail of medium difficulty, 5 km ski run that runs through an enchanting forest of conifers.
Family ski pass 56€:
L’Alpe Devero 60 – 190cm
L’Alpe Devero is the ideal place for skiing in all its forms: from alpine skiing to cross-country, from children to adults, from beginners to experts, the area offers everyone the chance to have fun thanks slopes of easy and medium difficulties.
L’Alpe Devero is also the kingdom of snowboarders, freeriding and backcountry.
You can reach the summit of Monte Cazzola with three lifts: you can ski up to an altitude of 2212 meters in 4 beaten pistes for a total length of 8 km and many off-piste routes, in the woods. For cross-country skiers, short and easy paths for a total of 7 km.
For snowboarders, Alpe Devero offers “Jambopark”, an area equipped for stunts, jumps and dedicated to freestyle.
Macugnaga Moro 30-270cm
You can reach Monte Moro (2868 meters) by two cableways. The station offers blue runs, red runs and black runs and over 18km of ski pistes. Macugnaga also has two ski schools for those wanting to improve their technique.
For snowboarders, Monte Moro offers an equipped Pink Snow Park served by two lifts
For Nordic skiers, there is a beautiful trail with sections of varying difficulty.
In town it is possible to rent ski equipment in several sporting goods stores.
Ski pass €23-28 per day.