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Madesimo Ski Resort Guide

Madesimo, Italy

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length30 miles
Highest Lift9,449ft
Resort Height5,085ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Milan Linate
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The Italian ski resort of Madesimo is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 5,085ft, with 30 miles of marked runs.


Madesimo has direct access to 30 miles of downhill skiing, with 29 marked pistes, served by a total of 18 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 5,085ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 9,449ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Madesimo offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Madesimo offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Madesimo.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Madesimo is 2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Canalone'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Madesimo?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 25 August.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Madesimo

Ski Area Stats

Madesimo Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 7 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1315 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
129 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 1 miles
Total Length
30 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Madesimo Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift9,449ft
Resort Altitude (Madesimo)5,085ft
Lowest Trail4,396ft
Max Vertical5,052ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Madesimo
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Madesimo

Ski Rental Shops in Madesimo.

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Location and Map

Where is Madesimo?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Province of Sondrio, Lombardy.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Madesimo is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 115 minutes drive away.

Milan Linate, Bergamo, Lugano, Friedrichshafen, Milan Malpensa, Memmingen and Brescia airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 18 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,620 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8 miles of ski runs, with 60 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Madesimo open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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