Located at the foot of Monte Rosa, Alagna has earned its name of “Freeride Paradise” for its beauty and its immensity in which you can go off-piste on ski, snowboard and telemark, taking advantage of the many snow cannons and the narrow and thorny canals lining the slopes.
The Alagna area has a still wild atmosphere where it is possible to enjoy freeride and it´s possibly too, by heli-skiing. As for the most demanding skiers, they can discover fascinating virgin snow routes in winter but also in spring.
The Alagna Valsesia ski resort is part of the large Monterosa Ski area
This environment combines the structure and atmosphere of a modern tourist location with the timeless fascination of Walser culture and tradition. Village which, after having colonized these valleys, has had a decisive influence on its crafts, architecture, art, language and typical cuisine.
The ski resort is part of the large area of Monterosa Ski, which has 180 kilometers of slopes with avant-garde facilities, consisting of Alagna, Alagna-Wold and Alpe di Mera in Piemonte and the Valle d’Aosta resorts of Valle di Gressoney and Val d’Ayas, which can be accessed with a single package.
An 8-seater gondola, with a capacity of 1400 people per hour, links Alagna and Pianalunga (2025 m).
From there, access to the Passo dei Salati (2936 m), meeting point with the Gressoney lifts, via a funifor cable car with a capacity of 800 people per hour to cross a drop of 900 meters in 6 minutes.
The World ski area is 1.5 km from Alagna and is made up of a ski lift which serves two easy slopes accessible to all with a snowmaking facility.
The territory of Alagna extends inside the Alta Valsesia Natural Park, the highest protected area in Europe and is the capital of winter tourism in Valsesia.