Kastelruth, Italy

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Kastelruth ski holidays

Established in 1930 the Italian ski resort Kastelruth lies at 1100 metres altitude in the Alto Adige (Bolzano) / S├╝dtirol (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.

SNO-man says

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.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs 0km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 1 runs 0.5km
12.5%  Advanced Trails
 1 runs 1km
25%  Expert Trails
 1 runs 2.5km

Resort and Holiday Stats

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)? - ?
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2015
Resort ClosesMar 2016
(snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs4km
total length of Kastelruth trails
Longest Lift-Served Run2.5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation?
direction Kastelruth area faces
Top Altitude1500m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude1100m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude1100m
centre of Kastelruth ski resort
Vertical Drop400m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical^v 400m
can include extra hike up above top lift

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.

SNO-man says

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.

SNO-man says

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).

SNO-man says


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.
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