Skiing in the Dolomites: "Giro delle Cime"

The Dolomites - UNESCO World Heritage Site are always in sight

Fancy experiencing the Dolomites - UNESCO World Heritage close up? Fancy something a bit special? Then let us recommend the „Giro delle Cime“ tour, the summit tour on skis.

A lot more adventure on the “Giro delle Cime”!
Take your skis on a journey of discovery and experience the beauty of the Dolomites, see the impressive corners of the UNESCO world heritage and enjoy the incomparable winter landscape. Selected stretches are crossed with the SALTO ski shuttle.

There are two versions of the route:
1 The short version„Giro delle Cime“ starts in Versciaco and turns round at Croda Rossa.
2 On the extended version „Grande Giro delle Cime“ you will reach the Skiarea Val Comelico.

Detailed info about the “Grande Giro delle Cime”:
  • Length: 34 km
  • Altitude: 5600 m
  • Guided tour: On wednesdays and sundays free guided tour by a qualified ski instructor
    (reservation until eve by calling +39 0474/710375)
  • Meeting point: 9:35 am at the Ristorante Monte Elmo




The route

  • The start is at the lower cable car station in Versciaco. With the 6-seater cable car and the 3-seater chairlift you reach the highest point of the tour at 2,200m.
  • From there, start your tour to Sesto, where you take the Stiergarten cable car to Stiergarten.
  • Run down the Three Peaks piste to the Signaue cable car which then takes you to the Croda Rossa.
  • After a visit to the reindeer and the giant snowman family, continue to Passo Monte Croce on the "Grande Giro delle Cime". At Croda Rossa you can turn round to Monte Elmo/Versciaco ("Giro delle Cime").
  • After a run on the Marc Girardelli piste, continue on skis to Val Grande (Terme delle Dolomiti).
  • The ski bus SALTO takes you to the Ski Area Val Comelico. After a ride on the Col d’la Tenda chair lift you find runs of various degrees of difficulty.
  • The ski bus SALTO then returns you to “Signaue”.
  • The Three Peaks lift carries you to the Stiergarten from where you ski on the Stiergarten piste to the middle station.
  • After a short cable car journey you reach the Monte Elmo run towards Sesto: Ski to the panorama cable car Monte Elmo.
  • After the final run on the 4.75 km long Helmissimo piste you return to your starting point in Versciaco.

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