Genuine, diverse and modern is how the Racines – Giovo ski area could be defined. We are talking about 25 km of pistes perfectly covered in snow at an altitude of between 1,300 and 2,150 m
with eight high-capacity, comfortable ski lift facilities. Thrilling skiing, stunning nature and pure enjoyment on the snow however cannot be expressed in numbers and are difficult to put into words!
Over the last few years Racines
has invested considerably in the ski area and in modern infrastructure. In 2010 a detachable grip gondola lift with eight-seat panoramic view cabins
ensures the utmost comfort and reduces waiting times. The Comfort Centre at the downhill station features an ultra modern ski storage room where equipment can be stored in theft-proof lockers. A built-in aeration and disinfection system ensures clean, dry ski boots. Perfectly prepared equipment: downhill and cross-country skis, snowboards, toboggans and all related gear are available for hire at the downhill station. Also worth mentioning is the car park offering 280 parking spaces under cover
offering protection from snow and ice even in the most severe weather conditions. Those who prefer to use sustainable mobility will be able to take advantage of the free ski bus service.
The best thing about the Racines-Giovo area is however the ski slopes! Perfectly groomed and covered with snow they offer a wide range of runs and guarantee great fun for both skiers and snowboarders. This large ski area offers breath-taking panoramas making skiing or snowboarding even more thrilling. Snowboard and freestyle enthusiasts will enjoy the Funpark
with its “wave line” for beginners, “jib line” for those who like a challenge and “kicker line” for champions, which guarantee heaps of fun and a good dose of adrenaline. All the structures and obstacles are TÜV-certified
and meet the most stringent safety standards.
Those who want to analyse their day’s skiing on the Web can open their own free personal Skiline account to measure distances covered and elevation losses.
The Racines ski school offers instructors qualified in all the winter sports disciplines as well as mountain and ski mountaineering guides. Younger guests can acquire their first experience on the snow in “Ski Land” children’s park. Its international award-winning fun-packed programme offers plenty of fun and enables kids to learn to ski whilst playing.
Cross-country skiers can choose between the classic alternate stride or powerful skate skiing.... and train on the Platschjoch cross-country trail at a height of 1800 m,
which offers ideal snow conditions for cross-country. As well as training on this easy to medium-difficulty trail, you’ll be able to enjoy the stunning panorama.
There is also a perfectly groomed 5 km toboggan run
, which can easily be reached on the eight-seat gondola lift.
To make your winter holiday absolutely perfect, why not stop off at one of the romantic mountain huts along the pistes or near the downhill station for a fun-packed après ski. Culinary delights, such as the classic snack of cold cut meats and salamis, delicious Tyrolean dumplings known as canederli or apple strudel will give you the energy and strength needed to practise demanding winter sports.
The quality of the ski area is confirmed by the large number of awards and acknowledgements it has received The 2009/2010 international “Skiareatest” evaluation portal rated Racines the top ski area of the year. In the 2013/14 winter season it was “Italian winner 2014”. The Skiresort.de portal, which lists thousands of ski resorts in the world, judged the ski area as “efficient, diverse and genuine”. In 2014 the Racines – Giovo ski area was recommended by Skiresort.de as a five-star leading ski area amongst ski areas with a maximum of 30 km of pistes and it came top in the “Cleanliness and hygiene” test category.
The area has also obtained the international seal of quality for its ski runs, the safety trophy and silver medal for the innovative kids programme at Ski Land.
On the whole the Racines- Giovo resort is an ideal ski area for families not only due to its infrastructures, but also because of its pricing model. Affordably priced ski passes for kids and seniors make winter holidays in this area accessible for all age groups.