Review of snowboarding and skiing in Gressoney Italy.
Gressoney Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1965 the Italian ski resort Gressoney lies at 1624 metres altitude in the Aosta Valley / Vallee d'Aoste region of the Italian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2970m Gressoney ski area is snow sure. Over 150 snow cannons ensure artificial Gressoney snow making covers 6km of ski trails, which equates to around 10 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Gressoney (Italy) is Turin / Torino at a distance of 100km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Gressoney ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Gressoney Italy
0 runs 0km
2 runs 5km
13 runs 50km
3 runs 3km
Skiing in Gressoney
Skiing Gressoney you'll enjoy 18 pistes and trails and that means approximately 63km of ski runs. Gressoney lifts number 10 with the capacity to uplift 14295 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Italian ski resort of Gressoney is over 3km long. Ski Gressoney summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Gressoney.
Gressoney Ski Area
Gressoney ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 11% intermediate, 72% advanced ski slopes and 16% for expert skiers - the most difficult Gressoney piste is the 2km Moos run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Gressoney after dark.
Gressoney for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Gressoney
If you snowboard Gressoney you'll want to know that, of the 10 ski lifts in total, 1 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Gressoney snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Gressoney snowboard facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Gressoney for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Gressoney Apres Ski
The apres ski Gressoney scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
10 apres ski bars 14 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 0 hot tubs 1 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ski Mountaineering (Swimming Pool and Weekly Market in neighbouring Gressoney-St-Jean).
Gressoney for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
More Gressoney Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Gressoney resort - ski Gressoney by any other name
The Italian ski resort of Gressoney ski resort is also known as Gressoney and has the following common misspellings:
Gressoney ski area has ski slopes which face NE NW SE SW
The direction which the various Gressoney ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Gressoney ski resort has ski slopes facing NE NW SE SW.
Gressoney for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Gressoney reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.