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Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch

Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch Ski Resort Guide

Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch, Italy

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,450m11,319ft
Resort Height2,760m9,055ft
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and Innsbruck Airport
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Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch

Sitting up at 2760 metres, the bottom lift station at Italy's Passo Stelvio ( Stilfserjoch ) is the highest lift base in Europe, with trails up to 3450 metres, giving a near 700 metre vertical. The centre, one of Europe's largest Summer Skiing areas, has 10 runs, all but one of which are graded 'red' or of intermediate/more difficult standard, the other is an easy trail. 8 surface lifts give access to the individual trails, with the ski area itself reached by the Passo Stelvio - Trincerone cable car, capable of moving 1000 skiers per hour. A second cable car with half that capacity continues up to Livrio at 3170 metres. Lifts are open from 8am to 5pm. A small ski school operates throughout the summer season and regular competitions are staged with themes such as 'Ski Style'. Cross Country skiers have three high-altitude loops of 3, 5 and 8km length. A bus service links the glacier from the nearest rail stations at Bormio or Merano. At Passo Stelvio / Stilfersjoch itself there are 8 hotels ranging from one star to the four star Hotel Thöni 3000 with indoor pool and sauna - one of Europe's highest. There are a number of lively bars and restaurants and two discothèques to provide the night life.

Summary

The Italian ski resort of Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 2,760m9,055ft.

Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,760m9,055ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,450m11,319ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch.

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Ski Area Stats

Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 
Cross Country
Total Length
16km10 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Altitudes

Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,450m11,319ft
Lowest Piste2,760m9,055ft
Resort Altitude (Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch)2,760m9,055ft
Max Vertical690m2,264ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch is 9km6 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Stilfs, Province of Sondrio.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch is Bolzano, 90 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Verona airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 8,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch open?

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

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Passo Stelvio / Prad am Stilfserjoch, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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