Stay at high altitude. In San Martino di Castrozza you feel like you can touch the mountains with a finger, and nature perfectly blends with the small alpine centre, for a holiday up high (1450 meters above sea level) with all the comforts and conveniences of a mountain summer and winter capital. The crown of a mountains counts Cimon della Pala, Rosetta, Cusiglio, Pala di San Martino, Cime di Val di Roda, Sass Maor, Madonna; to the south, you can gaze on the Vette Feltrine chain and, if you take a full turn, the Lagorai offers Alpe Tognola and the Colbricon and Cavallazza peaks.Visitors do not have to worry about travelling log distance and ski lifts are easily reachable on foot. The ecobus service in summer and the ski bus in winter make moving around effortless and connect the town with Passo Rolle, just 9 km away. For Mountains lovers and those who see sports as a way to stay fit, this is the ideal destination: in winter, it offers all the activities normally praticable on snow: classic downhill skiing, snowboarding, freerideing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ski mountaineering and even go-karting on ice. In summer, outdoor activities range from classic excursions at all altitudes to the Adventure Park Agility Forest and the Bike Arena, to nordic walking and playgrounds for your children. In all season, the sports arena – with the sky-high free-climbing wall where you can feel what it’s like to be a crawling “spider” – and wellness facilities of the hotels are the main venues for indoor activities. A succession of events and show offers a variety worthy of the best tourist resorts, such as the wide range of accomodations and excellent dining. The San Martino di Castrozza – Passo Rolle ski area benefits from its unique position within the Dolomites: at the southernmost tip of the Dolomiti Superski carousel, it enjoys relatively milder temperatures and countless days of sunshine. The ski slopes The ski slopes run for over 60 km, lying between 1404 and 2357 m in altitude within a unique natural landscape. The ski runs offer a complete range of difficulty levels, with exciting descents, slopes of varying steepness and quick stretches on flat ground – suitable for beginners and offering great thrills to more experienced skiers. The runs are kept in pristine condition by as many as 15 snow-cats that every night work hard to groom the slopes in the best way possible. The ski-lift facilities There are 23 ski lifts overall operating in the San Martino di Castrozza – Passo Rolle ski area, including the fast Tognola and Colverde automatic-coupling cable-cars and the four-seat chair-lift of Punta Ces with plexiglass bubbles. All the runs in the ski area, including those on Passo Rolle and Passo Cereda, are served by a convenient ski-bus service. Guaranteed snow-cover The enhancement of the programmed snow-making systems guarantees ideal skiing conditions on 95% of the ski-area throughout the skiing season. At Passo Rolle, where the runs are at over 2000 m in altitude, the season starts at the end of November and continues to the end of April, while in San Martino the lifts operate from the beginning of December to Easter. For further details on the runs, ski-lift opening periods, snow conditions, discounts and offers or other information, contact the Skipass Office of the Consorzio Impianti a Fune San Martino di Castrozza – Passo Rolle (San Martino di Castrozza – Passo Rolle Cableway consortium). Family If a week’s skiing on a family holiday is more stressful than a week at work, then Dolomiti Family Fun is just for you! Where? In San Martino di Castrozza, the ideal destination for families who seek a skiing holiday that meets the needs of both the kids and their parents: smiling children, happy parents! With Dolomiti Family Fun, your skiing holiday is easy and fun. Every morning from Monday to Saturday, children aged 4 to 12 can set off from partnered hotels and reach the slopes for their group lessons on the exclusive Funny Skibus. There are two Ski Schools, no less than 100 ski instructors available and the unfailing Art Swiss Funny entertainers to spend the morning doing sports surrounded by nature, while mum and dad relax or simply enjoy carefree skiing. In the afternoon, Dolomiti Family Fun also organises various activities to be enjoyed by the whole family together, such as the acrobatic show on the slopes with a small torch-lit descent prepared by the Ski Schools, delicious afternoon snacks and the hilarious Art Swiss Family Show. Taste and Tradition The Ski Area San Martino di Castrozza – Passo Rolle boasts 60 km of slopes, 45 of them running in the Carosello delle Malghe (tour of the mountain dairies), particularly appreciated by those who like skiing and having tasty stops in mountain hut at the same time. Those looking for emotions and amazing shots at dawn, shouldn’t miss the #Trentinoskisunrise experience, whereas the Taste the Sunsetevent and a dinner in a mountain hut arriving by snowmobile or using the lift being open at night is a perfect “after hour” idea.