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Macugnaga Ski Resort Guide

Macugnaga, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length38km24 miles
Highest Lift2,970m9,744ft
Resort Height1,330m4,364ft
 Nearest AirportsMilan Malpensa and Milan Linate
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The ski area of Macugnaga is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,330m4,364ft, with 38km24 miles of marked runs.


Macugnaga has direct access to 38km24 miles of downhill skiing, with 15 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,970m9,744ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Macugnaga offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Macugnaga offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Roccette + Roccette Bis'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Macugnaga?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 3 August.

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Snow Forecast by day for Macugnaga

Ski Area Stats

Macugnaga Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 25km16 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 7km4 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 6km4 miles
Total Length
38km24 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
18km11 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Macugnaga Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,970m9,744ft
Lowest Piste1,330m4,364ft
Resort Altitude (Macugnaga)1,330m4,364ft
Max Vertical1,640m5,381ft

Ski Slope Aspects

E, S

Macugnaga has ski slopes facing south (for sunny skiing).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Macugnaga
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Macugnaga?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Macugnaga is Milan Malpensa, 120 minutes drive away.

Milan Linate, Lugano, Turin Caselle, Sion, Bergamo and Genoa airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 7,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 33 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Macugnaga open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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