This glacier ski area, situated in the pristine Val Senales, offers 30 kilometres of runs ranging up to an altitude of 3,200 metres. Winter sports enthusiasts will find a varied ski area here set against a truly unique landscape.
Top ski athletes from all around the world come to the Val Senales glacier, which is near the site where Ötzi the Iceman
was found, for ski training. The valley descent along the glacier is 8 km long in winter, and it takes only 6 minutes for skiers to return to the glacier on the cable car. In addition to 30 kilometres of runs,
Val Senales Ski Area offers a 3 km toboggan run,
glacier cross-country trails with guaranteed snow coverage, and more than 300 km of signposted trails for winter hikers
of all experience levels. Majestic summit goals, including Palla Bianco (Weißkugel) Peak
towering at 3,738 metres above sea level, make for a true nature paradise for snowshoe hikers and ski tourers
. There are few ski touring areas in the Alps where you can reach so many three thousanders without long climbs as in Val Senales. The valley is also an entry point to the Ötztaler Runde circuit
, one of the most popular Hautes Routes in the eastern Alps.
For more information on the opening hours of cable cars and lifts
in the Val Senales ski area, please click here: www.schnalstal.com