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Rittner Horn

Rittner Horn Ski Resort Guide

Rittner Horn, Italy

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForApres-Ski.
Total Piste Length15km9 miles
Highest Lift2,260m7,415ft
Resort Height1,500m4,921ft
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and Innsbruck Airport
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Rittner Horn

The Italian ski resort of Rittner Horn is in the Italian Dolomites at an altitude of 1,500m4,921ft, with 15km9 miles of marked runs.


Rittner Horn is part of the Ortler Skiarena area with access to 297km185 miles of downhill skiing, with 123 marked pistes, served by a total of 79 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Rittner Horn itself (15km9 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Ortler Skiarena ski resorts of Haideralm, Latsch Tarscheralm, Maseben, Mendel Ruffrè, Meran 2000, Pfelders, Reinswald, Schnalstal, Schöneben, Schwemmalm, Sulden am Ortler, Trafoi am Ortler, Vigiljoch and Watles.

With ski lifts as high as 2,260m7,415ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Rittner Horn offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Rittner Horn is 3km2 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Rittner Horn?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Rittner Horn.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Rittner Horn

Ski Area Stats

Rittner Horn Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 1 6km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 3km2 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
2km1 miles
Total Length
15km9 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
56km35 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Ortler Skiarena Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
297km185 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Rittner Horn Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,260m7,415ft
Lowest Piste1,530m5,020ft
Resort Altitude (Rittner Horn)1,500m4,921ft
Max Vertical760m2,493ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Rittner Horn
Expert Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Rittner Horn?

This ski resort is in the Italian Dolomites in Barbian, South Tyrol.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Rittner Horn is Bolzano, 67 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Verona, Brescia and Bergamo airports are all within three hours drive.

Bolzano is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 5,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km9 miles of ski runs, with 8 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Rittner Horn 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 Rittner Horn, 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.

Visit the Rittner Horn Tourist Office for the latest.

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