The Via Lattea is an international ski resort of 5 peaks, Sestriere,Sauze d'Oulx,Sansicario,Cesana,Claviere and Montgenèvre in France. There are more than 200 pistes, all connected by lifts for a linear extension of over 400 km of pistes, mostly covered by snow canons. It ranges from 1350 m. altitude of 2800 m. in Cesana at the top of the Motta, which offers a wonderful view on all the surrounding mountains allowing skiers to enjoy the vastness and beauty of the area. Vialattea is synonymous with big spaces, expanses of snow illuminated by the sun, tracks that combine scenic villages of huts with modern updates with all the comfort and entertainment you'd expect today .The vastness and diversity of the area can satisfy the most demanding skiers, thanks to the long and difficult pistes, and those for the first for first time skiers. At Sestriere you can take an illuminated run on Giovanni Alberto Agnelli, where you can challenge the great champions of the World Cup. As for daredevils, lovers of snowboard and ski-cross, there is a snow park located on the Hill in the central area. Having organized countless sporting events of international significance, the Ski World Cup (since 1967), the Snowboard World Cup and World Championships of Alpine Skiing'97, the area of the Via Lattea was the centre for the XX Olympic Winter Games Torino 2006.
For the winter season 2012-2013 the Via Lattea resort was officially presented in Turin this week. The main activities were concentrated in the area of Sestriere with more than 10 km of new tracks, mainly for families and groups of beginners. Specifically it was realized the new track called Pattemouche linking Sestriere, amphitheater area Banchetta with Pragelato.
After the postponement of the dosing cap, Three Peaks Freeski, due to lack of snow, the fourth season of I-FREE is officially started on the slopes of Sauze d'Oulx, where we held the event Respect Free , inaugural stage of the Italian Freeride Tour 2012. The two-day event took place under a bright sun but the conditions are quite difficult, suitable for experienced riders. P>
Torino2006, Cesana Pariol closes, reopens the ski jump in Pragelato
Bad news from the Olympic Mountains, the only Italian facility for the skeleton and luge, the track in Cesana Pariol closes its doors. The company Parcolimpico held that the management has decided that the 50 tonnes of ammonia contained in the system and needed to create and maintain the ice sheet will be recovered for other purposes, especially after the prosecutor in Turin had decided to declare insecure system because such a quantity of ammonia should be guarded day and night by armed personnel.
Milky Way, Sauze d''Oulx the center of operations for the season 2011-12
Il comprensorio della Via Lattea si presenta al via della stagione sciistica 2011-12 con un parziale ridisegno della sciabilità nella località di Sauze d'Oulx. Il progetto di "Riqualificazione area sciabile Lago Nero Sportinia", i cui lavori sono iniziati lo scorso giugno 2011, consentirà a Sauze d’Oulx di contare nuovamente sulle piste storiche che collegano Clotes al monte Capanna Mollino.
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.
Hotel "Chalet del Lago" in Ceresole Reale
on Friday 1 March 2013
The Chalet del Lago is the ideal place for a holiday of sport and relaxation, immersed in the extraordinary nature of Ceresole Reale, Pearl of the National Park of Gran Paradiso. This typical of the past, built of stone and wood, is situated on the banks of the lake, close to the cross-country ski trails. The 8 double rooms (double if necessary), with low ceilings and wood paneled walls, furnished with old-fashioned, ensures a warm and cozy, you will immediately win.
Cableway Stresa-Mottarone, the money will come from Piedmont Region
Good news for the future of the Mottarone skiing resort; According to the affidavit, the President of the Piedmont Region and the Councillor for Tourism, the coffers of the region and the European Union will provide the necessary resources to cover the expenses of renovation and revision of the cable car Stresa-Mottarone, whose life expiration technique would have came last year and is now working under an extension.
It took place on Sunday, February 3, the second edition of Artesina Freeride Fest, on a beautiful sunny day riders were challenged on the spot Mondolè: departure from Balcunera (altitude 2200 meters) and arriving at Pogliola (1600 meters) for a total drop of 600 m. Excellent level of the participants, who faced down on a snow partially powdery snow thanks to the day before the race that has improved the conditions of the snow.
Artesina, Piedmont resort that gives a nod to the Freeride
Artesina, part of the Piedmont "Mondolé ski" with 120 km of slopes and 24 ski lifts, is a real treat for lovers of Freeride, with its various combinations of slopes and slopes covered each year by heavy snowfall.
close of the season 2011/2012 families owning the land slopes of the Mottarone and the company that manages the plants they found in extremis'' an agreement that secured the opening of facilities in the ski season in Mottarone let glimpse the possibility of future developments in the whole area''.'' After winter snow miser past to find an agreement seems to be more difficult these days, and the Borromeo family and society Aghe Srl , resorted to the TAR against the measure which is the easement on their land in favor of the ski slopes. p>