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Learn the basics of snowkiting in Campo Imperatore, 1-day course in Abruzzo, Italy

Campo Imperatore
Campo Imperatore
Campo Imperatore

Follow Marco, IFMGA-certified mountain guide, and step into the thrilling world of snowkiting. Enjoy a 1-day introductory course in Campo Imperatore!



1 Day

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec




  • Discover a breathtaking alpine region of Italy.
  • Learn how to snowkite with an expert instructor.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Apennine Mountains.


Would you like to try a different and exciting winter sport? Then come to Campo Imperatore, Italy, and learn the basics of snowkiting under expert guidance!

Campo Imperatore is an alpine meadow located in the Gran Sasso massif, in the Italian region of Abruzzo. Known as the “Little Tibet”, it lies next to the Apennines’ highest peak, Corno Grande, and Europe’s southernmost glacier, the Calderone. 

The goal of my 1-day course is to teach you basic snowkiting skills. Campo Imperatore, with an area of 80km², no trees, and surrounded by huge peaks, is a perfect spot to try this amazing sport.

During the activity, that includes an hour of theory and at least three hours of practice, you will learn the following techniques: wind and kite notions, equipment usage, safety skills, takeoff and landing, and flight exercises.

We will use the most modern and safe gear, which adapts to different weather conditions. To participate, you need to know how to ski or snowboard, but not necessarily at an expert level.

So, are you up for a stunning winter day course in Campo Imperatore? Then contact me! Let’s explore a unique alpine scenery and enjoy the thrill of snowkiting!

I also offer an alpine rock climbing course in this same area. Check it out here.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Provided equipment: kite, harness, helmet.

Equipment you will need to bring




Watter bottle

Ski equipment

Climbing skins

Other gear: Alternative: snowboard equipment / Proper winter clothing, gloves, snow hat, mountain or waterproof shoes, sunscreen, camera with additional batteries.

About the guide

I'm a certified Mountain guide (IFMGA) and physician of L'Aquila. My curiosity and enthusiasm took me to the mountains of the world: North America, Norway, Turkey, Morocco, Iran, Kirghistan, Alaska,Gerogia,Canada guiding on ski touring trips and for climbing. Being fascinated by the high mountains in summer I divide my time guiding among the 4000m of the Alps, being based at Chamonix and Briancon. In winter I ski with my clients on the mountains of the Apennine – Gran Sasso, escaping sometimes for travelling towards a new climb or a new place to ski.


Italian | French | English




L'Aquila, Italy

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