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Alta Badia

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Alta Badia Ski Resort Guide

Alta Badia, Italy

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length130km81 miles
Highest Lift2,750m9,022ft
Resort Height1,324m4,344ft
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and Treviso
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Alta Badia

The ski area of Alta Badia is in the Italian Dolomites at an altitude of 1,324m4,344ft, with 130km81 miles of marked runs.


Alta Badia is part of the Dolomiti Superski area with access to 1,420km882 miles of downhill skiing, with 668 marked pistes, served by a total of 488 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Alta Badia itself (130km81 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dolomiti Superski ski resorts of Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm, Alta Pusteria, Arabba, Bruneck-Kronplatz, Civetta, Cortina d`Ampezzo, Marmolada, Obereggen, Predazzo, San Martino di Castrozza, San Vito di Cadore, Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Val di Fiemme and Valle Isarco.

Alta Badia comprises the villages of Colfosco and Corvara.


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


Alta Badia is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Alta Badia.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Gran Risa'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Alta Badia?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 1 August.

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Snow Forecast by day for Alta Badia

Ski Area Stats

Alta Badia Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 8km5 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
3052km32 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
130km81 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
35km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Dolomiti Superski Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
1,420km882 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Alta Badia Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,750m9,022ft
Lowest Piste1,350m4,429ft
Resort Altitude (Alta Badia)1,324m4,344ft
Max Vertical1,426m4,678ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Alta Badia
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Alta Badia

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Ski Lessons in Alta Badia

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Location and Map

Where is Alta Badia?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Alta Badia is Bolzano, 120 minutes drive away.

Treviso, Venice, Verona, Trieste and Innsbruck Airport airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 52 ski lifts are able to uplift 78,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 110km68 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Alta Badia open?

 Open from : 5 December 2024.

 Closes : 6 April 2025.

Usual opening is late November (May open last weekend of November or first weekend of December depending on how year falls), and usual closing is Early April.

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

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