The Ski Resort
Santa Caterina is a “white paradise” where the blue sky and the white snow make a grand winter scene. Ski lifts that go to an altitude of 2900 metres with slopes always perfectly covered in snow, thanks also to a modern programmed snow installation system skiing can be assured from December to April. The 15 km cross-country track winds through thick coniferous woodlands amidst a fairy-tale landscape with both tourist and competitive trails. The small tranquil village of Santa Caterina with hardly any traffic is the ideal place for a family holiday.
- Elevated between 5577 ft and 9843 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Italy. The vertical drop from summit to base is 4265 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Italy is 2733 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
- Average snow depth during the season is 37 " at summit elevation and 13 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 39 " at summit elevation and 17 " at the base. Therefore Santa Caterina Valfurva is among the 5 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Lombardy.
- Santa Caterina Valfurva features 70 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Italy is 68 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 24 sunny days.