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Backcountry Skiing in the Dolomites: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You

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Discover the snowy dreamlike Dolomites mountain range in the north of Italy

Ski among the outstanding beauty of northern Italy while diving into the world-class backcountry of the Dolomites mountain range. Home to pristine mountain landscapes, vast slopes for exploration, a wealth of wildlife and a premier reputation, the Dolomites are a prime candidate for your next adventure. Visit during the frosty months between January and April for ideal backcountry skiing conditions.

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FAQs: Backcountry Skiing in Dolomites

What should I know about Backcountry Skiing Dolomites?

The Dolomites mountain range spreads across the northeast of Italy. They are part of the larger Southern Limestone Alps sandwiched between the valleys of Puster and Sugana. Their prominent peaks cross the Italian provinces of Trentino, Belluno and South Tyrol. The Dolomites, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are covered with protected national parks, such as the Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park.

Why should I choose Dolomites for my Backcountry Skiing adventure?

Raw alpine nature

The Alps along the northern stretches of Italy consist of 18 peaks of the Dolomites. Home to some of the best mountains scenery, featuring huge cliffs, winging narrow valleys, blankets of fresh winter snow, and vast backcountry to explore, the Dolomites is a world-class region to explore. The distinctive mountain landscapes are fully protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wealth of wildlife

The mountain range provides valuable habitats for a variety of animals and plants that have adapted to the frosty terrain of the Dolomites. Roe deer and foxes, marmots and eagles can all be spotted here, as well as the chamois that thrive in the territory. There are boundless colours that carpet the meadows and slopes such as purples and yellows, as well as beech and pine forests.

Range of backcountry skiing

Spread across the vast slopes of the Dolomites is a beauty range of skiing opportunities. From 1-day freeride skiing adventures and weekend guided ski touring to week-long ski touring of the Dolomites and 10-day touring around the mountain of Cevedale. And these backcountry skiing tours also range in difficulty, from easy and little technical skiing to demanding challenges.

What can I expect from the weather during my Backcountry Skiing trip in Dolomites?

The Dolomites begin to receive fresh snow in December, and despite temperatures dipping below zero, the sunshine remains an ever present during winter.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Dolomites region?

Italian.

What currency is accepted around Dolomites?

Euro.

What's the country code for the Dolomites region?

+39.

When is the best time to travel to Dolomites for Backcountry Skiing?

Visit during the frosty months between January and April for ideal backcountry skiing conditions.

What people are saying about Backcountry Skiing | Dolomites

5.00

Excellent adventure! Etienne made my best day in this year. Will remember this event for a long time!

Matthew

5.00

Renato looked after my son and me well, especially problems we encountered including a broken ski binding

david

5.00

Enrico was extremely knowledgeable of the area and was able to put us in great snow despite the lack of snowfall over the past few weeks. Wonderful day!

Celia

5.00

Bruno was great! We had so much fun with him and he show us the dolomiti perfectly! We went with him our first day and it was super helpful for the rest of the days ! Thank you!

Eric

5.00

Renato was a fantastic guide! He brought us to beautiful, challenging terrain. He adjusted our trip on the fly based on snow conditions to ensure it was the best experience possible. He calibrated for our experience and fitness in the routes that he selected. He took care of all the logistics seamlessly, giving us an authentic experience. And we really just enjoyed spending time with him!

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