Established in ? the Italian ski resort Roccaraso lies at 1236 metres altitude in the Abruzzo region of the Italian Apennines / Appennines. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2140m the area is not snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 82km of trails, which equates to around 80 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Roccaraso is Naples / Napoli at a distance of 153km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
A traditional hillside village with three separate ski areas in the mountains above together providing a good mix of ski conditions and gradients. There is a huge modern hotel complex at Aremogna (1625m) with doorstep skiing.
4 runs ?km
28 runs ?km
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View our detailed Roccaraso 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 Roccaraso snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€199 - €217|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2021|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2022|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Roccaraso trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||5km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Roccaraso area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Roccaraso ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 755m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 6% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 50% intermediate, 35% advanced slopes and 15% 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 3 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
The Italian resort is also known as Toppe del Tesoro and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Roccaraso 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. Roccaraso has slopes facing N.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Roccaraso ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Scuola Italiana Sci Roccaraso-Aremogna and has 50 teachers teaching in Italian and taking students from a minimum age of 5.? www.scuolasci.com 62736
Roccaraso for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Roccaraso for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Roccaraso for expert skiers gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Roccaraso for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Roccaraso snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Roccaraso: 27km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 5km Intermediate XC Trails: 22km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Roccaraso snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 2 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Roccaraso non skiing facilities also include Hydro Massage.