Ski Italy

Macugnaga Ski Resort Guide

Ski Italy

Macugnaga Ski Resort Guide

Macugnaga Ski Resort Guide

On the Swiss Border, Macugnaga photo

Macugnaga

Photo credit: roguts

Looking down the valley in Macugnaga photo

Macugnaga

Photo credit: roguts

Macugnaga photo

Macugnaga

Photo credit: Carolyne Price

Monte Moro, Macugnaga photo

Macugnaga

Photo credit: Carolyne Price

Slope Stats

  • 3000m

  • 1700m

  • 1300m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:16
  • Snowmaking:15%
  • Halfpipes:1
  • Terrain Parks:Y
  • X-Country:21 km
  • beginner45%
  • intermediate50%
  • advanced5%

Macugnaga is a very small resort that gives the impression that you have traveled back in time. The village itself is full of interesting Thirteenth Century buildings and there is a distinct Swiss feel to the place. This is not surprising given its proximity to the Swiss boarder. The cable car at Macugnaga may be old but it is pretty quick and transports you to almost 3000m. From here there are wide open basins, which given the right conditions offer superb free riding. Get a guide and ski over to nearby Saas Fee. In fact Macugnaga is the Italian equivalent to Le Grave in France; long cable cars serving up big descents and proper off-piste terrain. However, there are enough easy slopes to learn on at Macugnaga too and it is a bit quieter than some of the larger resorts.

Travel

  • Nearest Airport:Turin / Torino
  • Nearest Train Station:Domodossola
  • Tourist Office Phone:+3932465217
  • Tourist Office Website:www.macugnaga-online.it
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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Lifts

  • Season opens:7 Dec 2018
  • Season closes:1 May 2019
  • Lifts:10 (3 chair lifts, 5 surface lifts)
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  •   3
  •   5

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:25 Aug
  • Last Snowfall:
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:-
  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (2150 m)view full snow forecast

AM
rain showers
5 ESE5
13 °CF-Level
3950m
PM
thunderstorm
5 NNE5
14 °CF-Level
4100m
night
rain showers
5 SSW5
13 °CF-Level
3950m

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Visitor Reviews of Macugnaga

Mark from United Kingdom writes:

I went in the winter of 1998 or 1999 I think. First time on piste on a chairlift when there was a huge avalanche. Does anyone remember this?

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