Sansicario ski resort is located in Turin, Italy. With a peak elevation of 2,833m, it offers skiers and snowboarders a 1,123 m vertical drop. It was host to many top level skiing events including the 2006 Winter Olympics women’s downhill.
Sansicario ski resort is the ideal base for skiers wanting to explore the network of trails making up the Italian Via Lattea ski area, also known as the Milky Way. It is the place to be in the world of Italian skiing! While Sansicario isn’t as big and thriving as other resorts in the Milky Way, whatever atmosphere may seem lacking in the town is more than made up for on the mountain.
The local ski area of Sansicario ski resort links to Montgenevre and consists of around 100km of pistes. When you include the Milky Way area you have over 400km of linked pistes. That including the villages of Sestriere, Montgenevre and Sauze d’Oulx. The lift pass exchange with Serre-Chevalier and Puy St Vincent is well worth the visit. And is easily reachable by car.
In total Sansicario ski resort offers 88km of trails. With 45% (40km) of the total terrain ideal for beginners and 33% (29km) suitable for intermediate skiers. Plus, 22% (19km) for the more advanced and expert level skiers and snowboarders. This is all easily accessible with 11 ski lifts.
An internationally staffed ski schools and a number of gentle blues means that Sansicario ski resort caters well for beginners. After gaining confidence, beginners can enjoy some steady runs sweeping through the trees. Advanced skiers can also test their abilities on more challenging tracks like the Olympic runs. The enormous terrain means there is some exciting off-piste on offer. For free-styling, seek out some natural hits, jumps, and banks or head over to the nearest snow park.