East of Rome and south of Pescara in the Appennines, the Scanno Monte Rotondo ski area has 8 pistes served by 3 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 858m.
The Appennine Mountains are known for their heavy, wet snow which lasts throughout the winter. In particular, they are known for their unusually deep, record-setting snowfalls that usually come annually in March. The Appennines are home to over 25 ski areas with most of them being very family-friendly.
To reach the snowboarding at Scanno Monte Rotondo by air, you will want to fly into Aeroporto Internazionale d'Abruzzo (PSR) in Pescara on the eastern Adriatic Sea coast. There are several international flights into Pescara and intercountry flights from Rome. While you could fly to Rome and rent a car, those heavy snowfalls make driving unexpectedly difficult. From the airport in Pescara, some of the resort hotels do provide a complementary shuttle bus.
Overall, Scanno Monte Rotondo is the 40th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 43 snowboarding resorts in Italy. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Scanno Monte Rotondo including Prati di Tivo, Prato Selva, Passolanciano - Maielletta, Roccaraso - Rivisondoli, Pescocostanzo and Campo Felice.
Local Contacts: Scanno Monte Rotondo ski area +39-0864-576038; Abruzzo Promozione Turismo +39-085-429-001.
Best Season: Jan. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Reference Source: click here http://www.sciareascanno.it/
Date Published: 12/31/2015
Date Updated: 7/5/2016
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