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Watles Ski Resort

Watles Resort Guide

Watles, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Watles Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length18km11 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,738m5,702ft
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and Innsbruck Airport
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Watles at a glance

A small ski area, served by a new quad chair from Pramajur, and the closest skiing to Burgusio (1262m) and larger Malles (1099m) in the valley. Snow-sure altitude and inclusion on the 265km Ortler Skiarena pass.

 When will it snow in Watles?

The next notable snow forecast for Watles is 4cm1in, expected on 6 June.

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Watles Facts, Stats and Ratings

Watles Rated

Ratings for Watles
Expert Skiers

How High is Watles?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Watles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste1,750m5,741ft
Resort Altitude (Watles)1,738m5,702ft
Max Vertical762m2,500ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Watles Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Watles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
18km11 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
15km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Ortler Skiarena Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Ortler Skiarena
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
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Watles Summary

The Italian Ski Resort of Watles 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 Watles itself (18km11 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, Rittner Horn, Schnalstal, Schöneben, Schwemmalm, Sulden am Ortler, Trafoi am Ortler, Vigiljoch and Minschuns.

The ski resort itself is at 1,738m5,702ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Watles is 2km1 miles long.

Skiing in Watles

Watles offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Watles

Watles offers some good boarding.

When is Watles open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Watles.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Watles.

Snow Making

Watles is able to make snow, on 18km11 miles of ski runs,.

Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts of Watles are able to uplift 3,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Watles?

Watles is in the Italian Dolomites in Mals, South Tyrol, Italy.

How can I get to Watles?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Watles are Bolzano, Innsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein. There are six airports within three hours drive.


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