Nowadays lots of people choose Alta Badia, part of Dolomiti Superski area, for their ski holiday in the Italian Alps, relying on the charm of the splendid scenery, on modern technologies, on snow guarantee and, of course, on 130 kilometres of slopes of different steepness and length that command respect and arouse admiration. Numerous easy descents, suitable for families and beginners, alternate with challenging runs, reserved for skiing experts, like the world-famous Gran Risa that leads from Piz la Ila to the village of La Villa. It's here that the prestigious competitions of the Men's Giant Slalom World Cup take part every December.
But the major attraction of Alta Badia is its strategic location that allows to easily explore many other areas of Dolomiti Superski, such as Cortina d'Ampezzo, Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Arabba, Marmolada, Civetta, Kronplatz. Feel free to create your own itinerary or take advantage of one of the magnificent fixed routes, like the renowned Sellaronda, the First World War Tour or the Tour of Lagazuoi. And if you get bored to ski in a classic manner, have fun with jumps and various acrobatics in the Snow Park Alta Badia and on the fun slope Biok, challenge your friends on the boardercross track La Para or break speed records on the slopes equipped with chronometer, such as Speedcheck, Parallel Slalom and Movie Slalom slopes of the project Movimënt. Even those who prefer staying away from the groomed slopes, will adore Alta Badia.
The most popular freeride destination is the wild gorge in the Sella massif, known as Val Mezdi, that is accessible from the Pordoi Pass and ends up by joining, after a spectacular descent, the ski slopes of Colfosco. With the help of climbing skins you can reach lots of other destinations as well. The mountain guides of Alta Badia are, certainly, the ones who know the most exciting routes for a unique ski touring experience in the Dolomites.