Kastelruth ski holidays
Established in 1930 the Italian ski resort Kastelruth lies at 1100 metres altitude in the Alto Adige (Bolzano) / Südtirol (Bozen) region of the Italian Dolomites \ Dolomiten. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1500m the area is not snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 4km of trails, which equates to around 100 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Kastelruth is Verona at a distance of 190km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to March.
Alpine Downhill Runs
0 runs 0km
1 runs 0.5km
1 runs 1km
1 runs 2.5km
Skiing in Kastelruth
3 pistes and trails means approximately 4km of runs. 3 Kastelruth lifts have capacity to transport 2500 per hour. The longest run in the Italian ski resort is over 2.5km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in Kastelruth.
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 12.5% intermediate, 25% advanced slopes and 62.5% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Kastelruth
Of the 3 ski lifts, 1 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Kastelruth is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 0 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 10 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Kastelruth Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
0 apres ski bars 1 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 1 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 0 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 2 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Concerts, (Indoor Swimming Pools and other Facilities in Hotels).
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
"Kastelruth" by any other name
The Italian resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Kastelruth slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Kastelruth has slopes facing ?.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Main Ski School in Kastelruth
Kastelruth ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Skischule Seiser Alm and has 50 teachers teaching in English, German, Italian and taking students from a minimum age of 3.? ? 727909
Kastelruth for beginners gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Kastelruth for intermediates gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Kastelruth for expert skiers gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Kastelruth for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Mountain & Snow Sports in Kastelruth
Kastelruth snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Kastelruth: 21.5km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 0km Intermediate XC Trails: 18km Difficult XC Trails: 3.5km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 1km
Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Kastelruth
Kastelruth snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 2 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 1km Paragliding schools: 1
Kastelruth non skiing facilities also include Concerts, (Indoor Swimming Pools and other Facilities in Hotels).
Kastelruth reviews, 1.8 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.