With its 2275 m altitude, the Plan de Corones is a characteristic mountain, with a wide band of forest at the base that thins upward to a majestic plateau. The top is almost flat with a fantastic 360-degree panorama of the surrounding mountains. With 90 km of downhill slopes, it is considered by many to be the most complete and fascinating area of South Tyrol. The area of Plan de Corones, Val Pusteria is situated near the Val di Marebbe and includes 15 Locations: Brunico,the Plan-S.Vigilio,Olang, S. Lorenzen, Kiens, Perca, Falzes, Rasen Antholzer, Terento, Monguelfo, Taisten, Anterselva, the Gsies, Gais-Villa Ottone and San Martino in Badia. The area is an excellent coprehensive resort, equipped with 31 modern ski lifts that, three different slopes and reaches the summit. The area also has an excellent artificial snow system, capable of ensuring the snow cover until late spring. Since the 2006/2007 season there has been a new eight-seater cable car "Piculin" that connects the area with the Alta Badia. The new facility, on the south-west of Piz de Plaies San Vigilio, has its valley station, Piccolino, in Val Badia, 1km away from San Martino. From here, using the ski bus, you can reach the slopes of the Sella Ronda.
The fourth edition of the prestigious invitational held at the Plan de Corones by Matthias Fabbro and Markus Eder in collaboration with F-Tech confirmed laltissimo organizational level to which the event has accustomed us in previous editions. , In the attached photo gallery giant kicker consists of approximately 25,000 cubic meters of snow, accompanied this year by a big wallride placed in the gap, a double-rail bridge on the left, and other options available to riders.
Red Bull Kronplatz Cross
di Federico Casnati on Friday 11 January 2013
Back Into the Kronplatz the second edition of a thrilling race ski cross open to all. Pros and amateurs will compete on 25 and 26 January 2013 in a spectacular descent relay for two nights of adrenaline. P>
Plan de Corones, the novelty of the district for the 2012-2013 season
The east side of Plan de Corones, or rather the area down to Olang is enriched with a new track about a mile and a half. You will have access to the new track from the valley station of ' lift platform and you can ski right down to the valley station of the chairlift Arndt. The new track, called Lorenzi, a path will be easy classified as "blue", and will be the continuation of the runway platform, especially among beginners and families. P>
Kronplatz 2011/2012: a new rail link and a slopes to Perca
After several years of studies, more precisely since 1993, the project of a link Kronplatz-Percha is finally becoming reality. From next season for lovers of the Kronplatz there will be a new track called red Ried 7 km long, which will start from the top of the area and arrive at the train station in Perca. Here a train, departing every 30 minutes, connecting the country with other ski resorts of the 'Alta Pusteria as Montelmo, Gitschberg and Sillian.
The summit cross dominates the mountains again to Solda
di Rino Galeno on Tuesday 18 June, 09:20
At 3,905 meters Ortler in South Tyrol has returned to soar the summit cross, after the collapse of last summer, which was provovato by a wave of exceptionally hot. The new Iron Cross was manufactured by some pupils of vocational schools Schlandersburg and Bressanone. The new cross was raised on the highest peak in South Tyrol through the use of a helicopter.
Dolomiti Superski closes the season, this is the last weekend of opening of Sellaronda
Sunday, April 7, 2013 officially ends the winter of 2012-13 Dolomiti Superski. Close lifts and runs in most of the 12 valleys of the Dolomites ski area, including the Sella Ronda. The tour of the Great War is already closed from 31 March.
QParks Tour, the last stage at "La Freestyla", Snow Park Alta Badia
The QParks Tour showdown in the Dolomites! On March 30th, we get down to business, when snowboarders will join the battle at the Snowpark Alta Badia on the occasion of "La Freestyla". They are going to compete not only for EUR 1.500,- prize money, but also for the last tour points before the QParks Tour Finals. Suspense, action and lifestyle are guaranteed!
Arabba in 1000 at the start of the 18th Sella Ronda Ski Marathon
Scratch away at the start of the eighteenth edition of the night marathon around the Sella massif in the Veneto, Trentino and South Tirol. A thousand skier will be tomorrow night from Arabba to the first bumps in the program, the Pordoi. The vertical meters of ascent alone, 2700, and miles, 42, is not frighten the participants that will begin representing fifteen countries.
International Women's Day 2013 on the snow, here's all the promotions
This year on the occasion of Women's Day all the ladies become undisputed protagonists of the snow, in fact there are many ski resorts that organize parties and events and offer promotions and discounts to the fair sex. Friday, March 8 2013 will open a weekend entirely dedicated to women and the mountain is ready to dye pink.
The Schnalstal glacier is reduced, goodbye summer skiing
di Rino Galeno on Tuesday 15 January 2013
Given Into the melting snow that has not spared the glacier of Val Senales, from this year's ski season in Hochjochferner end on May 5 and during the summer you can not ski and snowboard on ' Hochjochferner strong>. No more training of the national alpine skiing and ski clubs and nothing more snowboard summer camp strong>, which during the past few seasons had attracted riders around the world. p>