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.
Traditional village in the Schlern / Sciliar region but not lift-linked to the main Sella Ronda/Val Gardena area. Limited local skiing is dominated by a 2.5km black but the much more extensive runs of Alpe di Siusi are on the pass.
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View our detailed Kastelruth snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Kastelruth snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||? - ?|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Mar 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Kastelruth trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||2.5km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Kastelruth area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Kastelruth ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 400m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
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
Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
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
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
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
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).