Madonna di Campiglio Lifts & Terrain

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Madonna di Campiglio Lifts & Terrain

Our Terrain Ratings

Powderhound rating = advanced/expert terrain + powder + freshies + uncrowded

Our Terrain Ratings

Powderhound rating = advanced/expert terrain + powder + freshies + uncrowded

Nearby Ski Resorts

Folgarida Marilleva
Pejo
Pinzolo
Tonale

    Madonna di Campiglio Ski Trail Map
  • Madonna di Campiglio Ski Trail Map
  • Vertical (m)
    Madonna di Campiglio only
    1,524m - 2,504m (980m)

    Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta
    852m - 2,504m (1,652m)
  • Average Snow Fall
    Unknown
  • Lifts (20)
    5 Gondolas / cable cars
    13 Chairs

    Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta - 59 Lifts
    17 Gondolas
    33 Chairs
  • Opening Dates & Times
    December to early April
    8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Terrain Summary
    Runs - 60km
    Longest run - 8km
    Advanced - 13%
    Intermediate - 39%
    Beginner - 48%

    Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta - 156km
  • Lift Pass Price
    Day Ticket 21/22
    Madonna di Campiglio only
    Adult - €54 to 64
    Child - €27 to 32
    Child u/8yr - Free

    Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta Pass
    Adult - €55 to 65
    Child - €28 to 33
    Child u/8yr - Free
    Brenta Dolomites Ski Trail Map
  • Skiarea Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta Trail Map
    Superskirama Dolomiti Adamello Brenta Ski Resorts Map
  • Superskirama Dolomiti Adamello Brenta Ski Resorts Map

Madonna di Campiglio Skiing & Snowboarding

Whilst the surrounding peaks may look intimidating, the reality of Madonna di Campiglio is that nearly half the ski trails are at novice/beginner level. And whilst the longest of those is a healthy 8km, this is not a resort for serious on or off-piste freeride shenanigans as the 'inbounds' terrain is more complex and less free-flowing than it might appear on the surface. That's not to say there is little for advanced skiers & snowboarders. Some gloriously fast and steep trails plunge into the valley, perfectly complementing the easier terrain, but overall, there are better places for more experienced riders to let it flow.

A resort in two halves, the most spectacular, highest elevation & best snow quality area of is on the Spinale/Groste side. Surrounded by the jagged spires of the Brenta Dolomites, its heavily snow-laden, north-west aspect alpine terrain is pretty, but surprisingly lame; perfect for intermediates & beginners, less interesting for others. Reaching up to just over 2,500m altitude and despite the way it looks on the trail amp, the alpine terrain at Passo Grostè is sadly lacking in enough pitch, but you can still have fun hucking a few jumps in the ‘Ursus’ Snowpark (Ursus is of course named after the brown bears that inhabit the mountains here)or skiing fresh, low-angle untracked lines in powder a full day after the last snow! Monte Spinale has better terrain, albeit on a shorter skiable vertical (550m) back down to the village.

The opposite side of the valley (Pradalago/5 Laghi) is a huge contrast to the Spinale/Groste side. Accessed from the sitting Cinque Laghi gondola & the standing Pradalago gondola, the south-east facing slopes are mostly tree lined & sun-drenched. The views over the village to the Brenta range are amazing and a worthy distraction form the sliding. The piste trails are for all skiing abilities & stream wonderfully down the 5-600m vertical back to town. They are only spoilt by some long slow traverses in the lower sections which are not clearly indicated on the trail map. (Snowboarders beware!) The Pradalago/5 Laghi side of Madonna is the ‘go to’ piste skiers’ area with several pitchy black runs up high that are sharp, but short.

See the Madonna di Campiglio ski trail map.

Lift Passes

Madonna di Campiglio is part of at least 3 lift pass regimes. The most affordable is the local lift for Madonna ski area only. The others are the wordy Ski Area Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta Pass and the SuperSkirama Dolomiti Adamello Brenta.

Madonna is the meat and Folgarida Marilleva & Pinzolo the sandwich in the Ski Area Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta (Brenta Dolomites Pass) which interlinks the three resorts by ski lift, piste & pass. The links are reasonably seamless, so if on a ‘local area’ lift pass, take note of where you are heading!

See the Ski Area Campiglio Dolomiti di Brenta trail map.

For more diversity (including a glacier), & reasonable value if wanting to hedge your bets on a week-long jaunt in the region, the SuperSkirama Dolomiti Adamello Brenta pass includes all the aforementioned Brenta Dolomites areas, plus nearby Tonale, Pejo, Monte Bondone, and others (Paganella, Alpe Cimbra-Folgaria and Lavarone). Of course, skiing any more than one of these locations on the same day is problematic, so it may behove one to simply buy the more affordable local lift passes at each location!

See the Superskirama Dolomiti Adamello Brenta ski resorts map.

For Powder Hounds

For powder seekers, Madonna di Campiglio has limited off-piste trees & high alpine bowls to explore for the adventurous (i.e. the Powderhounds!). The broad powder fields of the alpine area around Passo Groste are low angle enough for anyone wanting to learn to ski powder. Steeper bowls & trees (larch & pine) prevail further down the mountain and provide the best off-piste powder opportunities in the resort. Dive off under the Groste gondola line into steep untouched larch & pine terrain. A bit of local knowledge goes a long way here but dropping in anywhere off a trail around Monte Spinals after a snow-storm should reap some fine powder turns too.

Backcountry

Backcountry possibilities in the Brenta Dolomites are many & make for spectacular explorations. Passo Grostè is a good staging point to access some of the more epic backcountry freeride terrain in the region. A look at the local Tabacco Map number 053 (Dolomiti di Brenta) reveal the many options for adventure in the area.

On the Pradalago/5 Laghi side of the resort, one can easily access some high alpine backcountry bowls below Monte Zeledria.