Val Gardena Ski Areas
The skiing in the Val Gardena is located above the three main villages in the valley: Ortisei (St Ulrich); Santa Cristina (St Christina); and Selva (Wolkenstein).
Skiing in Ortisei
The skiing above Ortisei is principally located to the south on the
Alpe di Siusi plateau (known as the Seiseralm in German). This is a
beautiful area full of fabulous scenery and short intermediate runs,
but can get crowded in high season. On the other side of the village
there is a gondola which links in to the ski area to the south of Santa
Cristina and provides a long red run back to Ortisei.
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Skiing in Santa Cristina
Santa Cristina is linked both to Ortisei via the area to the south
of the village and to Selva via the area on the other side of the valley.
The Col Raiser - Seceda area to the south is a wide-open snow bowl
with plenty of intermediate runs but which can be inhospitable in bad
weather. To the north a few tough runs back to the village include
the famous World Cup race course, the link to Selva and a semi-"hidden"
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Skiing in Selva
Selva is the best-known of the three resorts - certainly on the English-speaking
markets - and provides access into the Sella Ronda circuit around the
Sella Massif, which is one of the most popular ski excursions in the
Dolomites. The slopes to the south of the town connect to Santa Cristina
and to the Passo Sella and the area above Canazei, while the slopes
to the north connect to the Passo Gardena and the Corvara - Alta Badia
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