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Pontechianale Ski Resort Guide

Pontechianale, Italy

Rated: 2/5 (from 1 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift8,793ft
Resort Height5,276ft
 Nearest AirportsTurin Cuneo and Turin Caselle
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Largest of the four small ski area which make up the Valle Varaita ski area (others are Sampeyre, Bellino and Casteldelfino ). Ponterchinale is central to the others, which are 6 to 11 KM away and have far less skiing.


The Italian ski resort of Pontechianale is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 5,276ft.

Pontechianale has direct access to 9 marked pistes, served by a total of 6 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 5,276ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 8,793ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Pontechianale.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Pontechianale?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Pontechianale.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Pontechianale

Ski Area Stats

Pontechianale Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Pontechianale Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift8,793ft
Lowest Trail5,276ft
Resort Altitude (Pontechianale)5,276ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Pontechianale

Pontechianale Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Pontechianale is 2 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Pontechianale?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Cuneo, Piedmont.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Pontechianale is Turin Cuneo, 77 minutes drive away.

Turin Caselle and Genoa airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts are able to uplift 3,340 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Pontechianale open?

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

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Pontechianale, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Pontechianale Tourist Office for the latest.