Best Arabba Snowboarding

The 25th most popular snowboarding destination in Italy.

  Dolomites, Veneto, Italy


  September 21, 2020

South of Brunico and southwest of Cortina d'Ampezzo, the Arabba ski center has 62km of pistes served by 26 lifts that interconnect Arabba with Malga Ciapela. There are some steeps to explore with a maximum vertical descent of 1,065m (3,500 feet). This area is not known to be well-suited for beginners.

On the southeast quadrant, the Arabba ski area part of the Dolomiti Superski region which has over 1,200km of pistes spread over 12 valleys that served by 450 lifts. While a single skipass gives access to the Dolomiti Superski region, keep in mind that the 12 valleys are not all interconnected and you may need bus transport between valleys. Also, the snowfall in this southernly ski region is known to vary greatly season to season. Keep in mind that there is limited off-piste snowboarding in the Dolomiti Superski region -- it is prohibited in most areas and guides are highly-recommended in the others.

After a long morning of snowboarding at Arabba, grab lunch at Rifugio Fodom (head upstairs) or over at Rifugio Burz. When you're ready for some apres ski action, you're best bet is at Bar Peter.

Overall, Arabba is the 25th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 57 snowboarding resorts in Italy. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Arabba including Cortina d'Ampezzo, Val Gardena, 3 Zinnen Dolomites, Val di Fassa, Kronplatz and San Martino di Castrozza.

Local Contacts:  Dolomiti Superski +39(0)471-795397; Arabba Tourism +39(0)436-780-019.

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Portavescovo, Arabba

Luxury Loding:  Grifone, Passo Campologno

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  46.495896, 11.874461

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  9/21/2020

ID:  24294

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