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.
Monte Baldo mountain chain and its surrounding area, in Lake Garda, is the perfect open playground for winter mountain sports fans. From December until March, Monte Baldo offers to ski fans an amazing skiing season. The eastern slopes of the Mountain are more friendly for ski activities due to the surface conditions - it is less rocky. The most famous slope in the zone is the Prà Alpesina, a black marked run and fixed training point for many national championships as well as regional and national ski events.
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.