Winter Sports

The Brembana Valley in winter is a white wonderland offering numerous activities on snow dedicated to ski and snowboard enthusiasts. Well tended downhill pistes areas equipped for Alpine and Cross-country skiing as well as places for Ski-mountaineering and Snowshoeing. Winter sports offer something for everyone.

The itineraries in the valley

Cross country path and sports

Local associations cater for every alpine sport in this beautiful landscape. Besides the Adventure Park you can take part in climbing, bouldering and guided alpine tours, donkey treks - in fact choice enough to spend unforgettable days enjoying nature, sports and other pastimes. At 1250 m above sea level the Zambla Pass is easily accessible by car and offers cafes, restaurants, picnic areas and a sports centre. It is also the departure point for various hikes, especially going to the peak of Mount Alben 2019 m and to the 2049 m Mount Grem and Arera. This is also where the 13 km cross-country ski route starts in winter, providing an leisurely walking route for families in the summer.
  • Lenght (mt.)
    12000
  • Duration (h)
    5:30
  • Difficulty
    Mountain hiking
  • Height (mt.)
    210 - 210

The places and the activity

The offers and the structures

The events in program

07 March 2020

Moonlight snowshoeing

Cusio
At the locality Plans of Avaro in the municipality of Cusio, on Saturday, March 07, 2020 you can take part in a suggestive walk with the full moon and follow a tasty typical dinner at the restaurant RistOrobie.

The meeting is scheduled at 19:00 at the latter.

COSTS:
Dinner € 22,00Snowshoe rental € 5,00
FOR RESERVATIONS:
Info and reservations please call 338.8734535 or 333.4752942

On request, snowshoe hikes can also be organized outside of the established schedule.

08 March 2020

Snowshoeing with taste

Cusio
Ciaspolando con Gusto (Snowshoeing with Taste) is a gastronomic snowshoe hike between the mountain pasture huts of the plans of Avaro that takes place on a simple route suitable for everyone, including children and those who have never worn snowshoes. It is about 4 km between the expanses of the plans of Avaro, being well signposted and without danger will be carried out independently.

During the snowshoe hike you will meet about ten stages where local producers will taste their specialties. The tastings, which will begin with a small breakfast and then continue with local cold cuts, local cheeses, polenta, homemade cakes and will end with a bitter, will then be an opportunity to have a lunch on the snow.
All the tastings will be included in the pass that will be purchased at the beginning of the route, at the Infopoint, from there then will begin the ring-route of Ciaspolando with taste.

Reservation is compulsory, registrations will close once the maximum number of participants has been reached.
The payment will be made at the moment of departure at our Infopoint at Piani dell'Avaro on the day of the snowshoe hike.

Departure is possible from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., as the route is signposted, everyone can walk it independently at their own pace.
To facilitate registration, two time bands have been established, the first from 10.00 to 11.00 and the second after 11.30.


How much does it cost?

Adults 23 €;Children (6-15 years) 18 €;Children (up to 5 years old) Free.Snowshoe Hire 5 €, for children under 5 years the use of snowshoes is not recommended even if the route is practicable.
14 March 2020

Moonlight snowshoeing

Cusio
At the locality Plans of  dell'Avaro in the municipality of Cusio, on Saturday, March 14, 2020 you can take part in a suggestive walk with the full moon, followed by a tasty typical dinner at the restaurant RistOrobie.

The meeting is scheduled at 19:00 at the latter.

COSTS:
Dinner € 22,00Snowshoe rental € 5,00
FOR RESERVATIONS:
Info and reservations please call 338.8734535 or 333.4752942

On request, snowshoe hikes can also be organized outside of the established schedule.