Dog sledding nowadays has been re-discovered and is now a very popular sport. In Cortina d’ Ampezzo, the oldest resort in Italy and amongst the most famous in Europe, this new trend has many fans due to its commodity, pleasure and fan that offers to its lovers.
The old fashioned winter ski-resort of Cortina d’ Ampezzo, in Veneto region becomes Cortina d’ Ampezzo Bike-resort during summer season. The Dolomites offer so many itineraries and trails that make the area a real paradise for the sport's fans. Cortina is a regular meeting point every year among visitors from all over the world. The most important bike event taking place annually here, is the famous ‘’Cortina – Doddiaco MTB Race’’, at the end of July, which is one of the most popular and important races in the Dolomites out-door activities scene.
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.
Mountaineering in the Dolomites area is one of the most exiting experience you can get! The magnificent landscape carved from the continuous rapid water and the strong winds, offers unforgettable experiences and incredible images of unique scenery. Fans, with different level of difficulty, can practice here their preferred sport with totally safety. Here the nature offers a huge play room, full of strong emotions.
Already since the '70s, Cortina d' Ampezzo was considered to be the most important flying area in Italy and Europe as well. The Italian Free Flight Federation was also founded here in 1976 when many clubs have started to operate many free flights at the same period.
Snowshoeing has become very popular in all winter resorts over the last years. Touring to the slopes and hiking up the hills on these ‘rackets’ gives you the opportunity to admire pure nature in remote locations, accessible only to mountaineers. Reaching heights up to the hills with breathtaking panoramas is the best reward for your efforts.
Sledge was the main mean of transportation for several hundreds of year and trade mark of the alpine region. Nowadays it has been transformed into a very pleasant and funny sport activity with many fans. Monte Cavallo is the perfect destination for truly unforgettable runs.
The Dolomites mountain chain and its surroundings is just the ideal location for anyone to practice all kind of snow and ice activities. Ice climbing fans can find here an exceptional arena with countless options for practicing their preferred sport. In Corvara, no more than 20 km/12.4 mi from Cortina d' Ampezzo, there is one of the largest artificial installations in Europe.
The valley around Cortina d’ Ampezzo, in Dolomites area, offers endless possibilities for canyoning fans. You can experience between a river and a waterfall adventure by roping down into impressive gorges of unbelievable beauty. If you are up to for a more demanding outdoor activity, then probably the waterfalls, witch include diving and climbing options, are the top choice to give in.