RESORT DESCRIPTION FOR Sestriere ski resort (Via Lattea)
Sestriere ski resort (Via Lattea) is located in the Province of Turin (Torino) (Italy, Piedmont (Piemonte)) and in the Arrondissement of Briançon (France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Hautes-Alpes). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 400 km of slopes available. 63 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 1,372 and 2,749 m.Read more
In 2006, the Olympic Winter Games of Turin were held at the cross-border ski resort of Via Lattea (Milky Way). The ski region stretches from the Italian Sestrière up to the French Montgenèvre.
Sestriere – Sauze d’Oulx/San Sicario/Claviere/Montgenèvre (Via Lattea)
Europe, Italy, Piedmont (Piemonte)
Season: November – April
Ski pass price: N/A €
User rating :
| MOUANTAIN TOP
| MOUANTAIN LOW
| T-BAR LIFT ETC.
| CHAIRLIFT ETC.
| GONDOLA ETC.
| NIGHT SKIING
| SNOW CANNONS
CURRENT SNOW REPORT
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| LIFTS OPEN
| LAST SNOWFALL
Sun 13 Jan (0)
| CURRENT FRESH SNOW
| NEXT 9 DAYS
Snow history for Sestriere ski resort (Via Lattea)
Has the climate crisis and the higher temperatures affected snow conditions in Sestriere – Sauze d’Oulx/San Sicario/Claviere/Montgenèvre (Via Lattea)?
Look at the statistics and graph of historical snow depths for the ski resort.
For the last 5 years, week 11 has been the most insecure with 117 cm snow depth on average in Sestriere – Sauze d’Oulx/San Sicario/Claviere/Montgenèvre (Via Lattea).
The measurement is made as an average of the snow depth at the highest and lowest point of the mountain.
Best tips for Sestriere ski resort (Via Lattea)
Sestriere was built for snow – high, with north-west-facing slopes; sadly, the snow on these slopes often has a large artificial component. The real drawback, though, is that the village is a difficult place to like. There are two attractive solutions: stay a bit lower down in Borgata; or stay much lower down in Pragelato (linked by cable car) where there is an appealing Club Med. Sestriere was the first purpose-built resort, developed by Fiat’s Giovanni Agnelli in the 1930s. It is the best base for exploration of the Milky Way.
- Local slopes suitable for most levels – with some tough runs
- Quick access to Sauze d’Oulx (and fairly quick to French Montgenèvre)
- High with good snowmaking, but …