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Gran Sasso Ski Resort Guide

Ski Italy

Gran Sasso Ski Resort Guide

Gran Sasso Ski Resort Guide

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Gran Sasso

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Slope Stats

  • 2384m

  • 1400m

  • 984m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:8
  • Snowmaking:-
  • Halfpipes:1
  • Terrain Parks:1
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner20%
  • intermediate40%
  • advanced40%

Gran Sasso (The Great Stone) is the most famous climbing spot in the Apennines, located 150km away from Rome in the heart of Abruzzo. It is a magnificent rocky limestone summit offering views you would usually associate with the Alps. Gran Sasso is also a free ride paradise with dozens of 1000-1400 m drops in untouched powder. No pistes here. Access is by the Fonte Cerreto cable car where you disembark at 2135m and climb a further 250m to the Duca d'Abruzzi refuge (2385m). Skiing at Gran Sasso, much of it steep and pretty extreme (crampons/axes required), is from December to late May, even June and vertical descents of up to 1400m are possible.


  • Nearest Airport:Rome/Pescara
  • Nearest Train Station:-
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:-
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  •   -


  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:
  • Lifts:4 (3 chair lifts & 1 surface lift)
  •   1
  •   3
  •   1

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:20 Jan
  • Last Snowfall:20 January 2020
  • Snow Depth (upper):
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  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (1684 m)view full snow forecast

5 SSE5
6 °CF-Level
5 SW5
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5 °CF-Level

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Gran Sasso Location Map

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