Roccaraso is the door to the plateau of the Five Mile for those coming from Campania and Molise, and is situated at 1236 m. altitude, between the National Park of Abruzzo and the Parco della Majella.
The ski Alto Sangro is the largest ski resort in central Italy and includes the towns of Roccaraso,Rivisondoli,Pescocostanzo and Barrea, for a total of 130 km of slopes. The area that is most interesting is Aremogna-Pizzalto, ranging from 1,500 meters to 2,140 meters starting at the plateau of the patch of the Treasury. The ski area roccarasto is equipped with a gondola with automatic coupling, 8 chair lifts and 12 ski lifts serving 60 km of slopes of varying difficulty, connected via skis with another 48 km of trails from the ski station in the nearby MountRivisondolilawn. With the same ski pass you can also ski in Pescocostanzo and Pescasseroli.
It boasts outstanding facilities and ski sports in general, with modern efficient facilities and runs to suit even the most demanding skiers. Sports facilities offer tourists several alternatives: skating, swimming, bowling and tennis. In summer the resort offers the possibility of excursions in the National Parks and the Alto Sangro.
Getting ready for the start of the junior World Cup skiing, scheduled in Roccaraso from 1 to 9 March 2012. Will be 60 nations at the start, with athletes aged between 15 and 20 years. A showcase, always stepping stone for the champions of the future, since those who graduated junior world champion acquires the right to participate in the finals of World Cup to be held in Schladming (Austria) March 14 to 18. The matches will be played on three tracks: the "Direttissima" Monte Pratello (Downhill and super-G), the track "Lupo" (the italian word for Wolf) Aremogna (Giant) and the "Gran Pista" of Pizzalto (Slalom and Team event).
Roccaraso, optimal conditions for the world junior championships
Roccaraso in view of the World Junior Championships in Alpine skiing, scheduled from February 29 to March 9. '' In three weeks from start of competition, even accomplices of the extraordinary snowfalls'' last week on the whole area, the snow conditions are perfect right now, as confirmed by repeated inspections of FIS on the race tracks. P>
on time for the holiday season, almost all plants have reopened Abruzzo. You can ski in Roccaraso, where in the week have fallen 40 cm of snow at high altitude, allowing the reopening of the plant Aremogna, Saturday, Dec. 24 and reopen on the slopes of Monte Pratello and Pizzalto. Always on Christmas Eve, is scheduled to open the season in Campo Felice, while at Ovindoli was the first town in the Abruzzo region to open its doors Wednesday, December 21. P>
Missing the snow only in Abruzzo. All the novelties on the new winter season
All ready for the start of the winter season Abruzzo: the only missing is the snow. What's more, the relatively high temperatures of recent days have prevented the use of guns, forcing insiders to surrender to the cold weather and hope in the arrival, scheduled to begin next week. But let's see what the situation according to localities. P>
FIS Junior Alpine World Ski Championships 2012 to be host in Roccaraso
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.
Terminillo, an investment of 20 million to revitalize the resort
Into The plan of action for the expansion of the ski slopes of Monte Terminillo, developed by the municipalities of Leonessa, Micigliano, Cantalice, Rieti and Cittareale with the provincial administration coordination was approved by a special regional commission with the aim of relaunch the activities of Terminillo and Cittareale before 2014
Ski-link Camigliatello - Lorica, a future of 35 km of slopes on Silas
The italian CIPE istitution has approved the project for the expansion of the ski lifts in Lorica and Camigliatello Silano, giving the green light to the ambitious project involving the ski connection between the two locations and that the birth of the largest ski center in South Italy. The financial commitment will be about 30 million.
'' Tour of Italy: Thousands of enthusiasts to the mountains, Cervinia, Cortina, Pampeago, Aprica and Stelvio
Giro d'' Italy has arrived. The image of our mountains a few months ago were the domain of sports fans inrvernali, for the next three weeks will become the hub for fans of the event in pink. That of cycling enthusiasts is a public area and contested by the operators tourism, which in the months prior to start of the race'' have developed great preparations for the grand finale that promises to be very uncertain and exciting. p>
The ISMF World Cup back on Etna. A lot of snow on the volcano
The peaks of the volcano on 24 and 25 February 2012 will host the fifth edition of the "Etna Trophy" that, for the second time, after the edition of 2012 has been inserted in the calendar of the races valid for the ISMF World Cup. The Etna Trophy will be an opportunity to officially present the new mascot of the race, "Fiammetna", a small stream of lava luck out of the last eruption of the volcano.