Enclosed by Val Maira to the south, the Po Valley to the north and the Guil Valley to the west and dominated by its group of Monviso, Varaita offers a small ski area made up of 20 km of slopes and approximately 5 km of Nordic skiing slopes. The district is characterized by the stations Pontechianale,Bellino,Casteldelfino,Sampeyre and Valmala, with several pistes above the line of the forest. The downhill slopes of Pontechianale, at 2400 meters, are quite challenging, while those of Sampeyre Bellino and are more suited to beginners and intermediate skiers. During the summer the valley enjoys it's greatest tourist success, especially in the province of Cuneo. In neighboring valleys you can find some climbing walls at the amphitheater of the castle and Martinet, in the Valley Chianale.
Work begins on the cable car that goes from the Staffa hamlet to the middle station of the Alpe Bill. This is the first intervention of the project born to relaunch tourism in the Piedmontese ski resort.
At the Alpe di Mera, thanks to the abundant snowfall at the end of the season, ski mountaineering enthusiasts will still be able to have fun in this end of the season despite the fact that the lifts have stopped working on 7 April.
Fabulous landscapes, organization of the highest level, altitude range ranging from the 3000 meters of the Indren glacier to 1191 m. of the inhabited area of Alagna and that allow in all seasons to find the snow in excellent conditions. We add the charm of the real mountain at the foot of the legendary Monterosa 4000, with the town center where the Walser houses create a unique atmosphere of extraordinary beauty. If we combine all this with more than two meters of fresh snow that fell during the last week, NeveItalia could not but choose Alagna as the base location for the Freeride 2019/2020 test.
From March 29th to 31st in Prato Nevoso the Grand Finale of the Acqua San Bernardo Snow Volley Tour 2019 will be held, now in its fifth edition. A volleyball tournament where everyone can participate, amateur teams side by side with international level champions and fun until late at night.
On 9th and 10th March 2019 the Prali area organizes the 6th edition of the event dedicated to skiers, snowboarders, ski mountaineers and telemarkers united by a passion for powder. Among the activities planned a material test village, go out with the alpine guides, the traditional Galaxy Challenge race, speed-riding, clinics and parties and evening events dedicated to fun.