An old fashioned mean of transportation like snowmobile, it has became nowadays an exciting sport with lots of fans. In Dolomites area, especially in Cortina d ’Ampezzo, a well-known winter resort, snowmobiling is largely practiced for touring the mountains and the small valleys in a funny, stimulating and relaxing way.
Cortina d’ Ampezzo, the most famous snow resort in the Dolomites mountain chain, can offer you the unique opportunity to practice and admire a real sailing experience in the heart of the Alps, during the summer season. Since 2006, the first yachting mountain club in Italy and the second in the world operates here.
During the recent years, snow kiting attracts many fans among the snow sports. In Cortina d’ Ampezzo, in Veneto region, in the foothills of Dolomites mountains, this new trend has offered a different version, the kite surfing on the icy waters of the alpine lakes. In Passo Resia, the artificial lake Resia with its 6.6 km/4.1 mi long of surface is an ideal terrain for landing and sliding on the ice.
The Dolomites is the perfect arena for the sport fans of climbing and bouldering. With a wide range of challenging walls, Dolomites mountain chain is considered one of the most important natural playgrounds in the climbing international scene.
Cortina d' Ampezzo has been since the 70' the most important flying area in Italy and Europe as well. The Free Flight Italian Federation has been founded on the spot in 1976, while many free flight clubs have started to operate in the same year.
The Dolomite area offers a wide variety of trekking itineraries with different levels of difficulty for the sport's fans. With countless paths and routes in a breathtaking landscape, the entire area seems to be the ideal destination for hiking on the mountains! The choices are endless in the Dolomite's open playground arena such as Arabba, Creppe Rossa, Selva di Cadore, Sasso Bianco, Val Civetta, Croda da Lago, Val di Fassa.
Ski boarding is a new trend among skiers around the world. Ski boarding has shorter skis than normal ones and it looks more like the small snowboards. It’s safer and easier to learn while it is getting funnier for the practitioners, since its design allows the skier to move and jump freely without loosing the control of the skis.