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.
Taken from fisi.org the four blue declarations arrived at the goal of the female giant of the World Cup of Plan de Corones, starting with Marta Bassino, who returns to the podium in the specialty after almost two years, and Karoline Pichler, back in the area points after four years of calvary.
At the MÃ¶lgg Dolomites Residence, the home of the two blue champions Manuela and Manfred MÃ¶lgg, the end of season holidays are more pleasant and advantageous thanks to the Dolomiti Super Sun offer: from 16 March to 22 April it will be possible to enjoy a free day in the snow for an overnight stay of minimum 7 nights and purchase the 6-day ski pass for the price of 5. You can choose between the Plan de Corones or Dolomiti SuperSki skipass.
For next winter, a new look for the Plan de Corones Arndt chairlift on the Valdaora side. An investment of 2 million euros that allowed the updating of the entire system of electronics and control of the plant and a restyling of the chairs in order to increase the comfort and attractiveness for children and families.
From the winter season 2019/2020, in Badia you can climb near the pilgrimage church "Santa Croce" with the new 10-seat gondola lift "La Crusc 2" which will replace the old two-seater chairlift "La Crusc" in operation by now 21 years.