The Valchiavenna Ski Area, located a few kilometers from the Swiss border and just 140 km from Milan, is one of the most important tourist centres of the Valtellina. The district, with its 50 km. of trails for alpine skiing and 25 km cross-country skiing, includes Madesimo, Campodolcino, Motta, and Val Montespluga. Thanks to the special geographical position, optimal snow throughout the winter season is ensured. More experienced skiers can climb to 2884 meters, to the lace Groppera and try Canalone track, one of the most beautiful in the Alps. For beginners there are two camps, while fans of snowboarding have a snowpark in Aquarela area.