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Beautiful ski slopes in Central Europe
At the beginning of the cold season (north of the earth), I was looking for you, the images of the most beautiful ski slopes of your beautiful continent (Europe).
I hope you will like them and you will find pleasure:
The resort of Arosa (Switzerland) is located 15 kilometers as the crow flies southeast of Chur, at the bottom of the Schanfigg Valley, on the upper reaches of the Plessur River. The village itself extends over a length of 2 kilometers.
The resort’s economy is mainly based on tourism, with 41 hotels and a 70km ski area, a connection of the Arosa ski areas with Lenzerheide will now offer 225 km of ski and snowboard slopes, with 48 lifts. [wikipedia.org]
Kitzbühel is an Austrian city, located in the Tyrol. It is a ski resort, focused mainly on alpine skiing and considered in the middle as one of the most beautiful plateaux on offer, its downhill run, seen by many as the most difficult and prestigious of world. Located on the Hahnenkamm mountain, this track is the site of one of the most important annual events of the alpine ski world cup, with the organization of a super-G, a descent, a slalom and a handset.
The ski area consists of four independent sections: Hahnenkamm-Steingergkogel-Pengelstein (between 750 and 1,970 m), Kitzbüheler Horn (750 – 2,000 m), Stuckkogel (900 – 1,580 m) and Pass Thurn ( 930 – 1,980 m), accessible by bus service. 64 lifts serve 55 trails totaling 158 km. The paths arranged among the fir trees are pleasant and long routes, easy (Pengelstein, Kaser) or medium difficulty (Fleck, North Oxalm). [wikipedia.org]
The Gardena Valley (in Ladin, Gherdëina, German Gröden) is a high alpine valley in northern Italy, in the Dolomites about 25 km long, famous for its ski resorts. In 1970, the valley hosted the Alpine Ski World Championships. Each year, there is also a figure skating competition.
From December to April each year, this wonderful region invites all winter sports enthusiasts to discover its countless tracks and descents. Modern and efficient lift systems and comfortable ski slopes in Val Gardena, world famous for its champions. Val Gardena is always the elite meeting point of the world.
With its connection to Dolomiti Superski, the largest ski carousel in the world and close to the Alpe di Siusi, Val Gardena is the eldorado for all winter sports enthusiasts. Crossing the borders on skis is normal in the Dolomites. With the Skipass Dolomiti Superski, you can use all lifts, including 500 km of the Sella group and a total of 1,220 km of slopes and 12 ski areas. [wikipedia.org]
Author: Wolfgang Moroder . Source: commons.wikimedia.org
The Zugspitze is Germany‘s highest mountain at almost 3,000 m. The ski resort is located on the Schneeferner, Germany’s largest glacier. The high elevation guarantees snow reliability almost 7 months a year as well as spectacular views above the clouds. The winter sports resort is accessible from Garmisch-Partenkirchen
The ski resort Zugspitze is located in Zugspitzland (Germany, Bavaria (Bayern), Upper Bavaria (Oberbayern), Zugspitz Region). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 20 km of slopes available. 10 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 2,000 and 2,720 m. [skiresort.info]