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Dolomites Best Ski Runs: Fairytale Ski Slope | La Longia

... it has everything that a skier could want.

Posted in the Dolomites Ski Safaris collection on 3rd April 2020

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Dutch lady once told me that she named the La Longia ski slope, 'The Fairytale Run' because it has everything that a skier could want.

This red and blue piste is 10.5 Km long and drops around 1,300m through some of the best ski terrain in the Val Gardena.

Starting at the top of the Fermeda chair at 2,518m ASL and adjacent to the Odles peaks, the views from the top of La Longia are amongst the best in the Dolomites and the Val Gardena.

La Longia starts above the tree line and offers wide slopes with a steady gradient that are great for carving. Once you drop below the tree line there terrain flattens and curves through the trees and into the gully with the famous frozen waterfall.

A ski run for great pace, with steady gradient and no sudden changes of direction or pitch.

 

 

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Statistics

  • Official Name: La Longia in the Val Gardena
  • Mountain: Seceda above Ortisei /Santa Cristina
  • Start Height: 2,518 m ASL
  • Finish Height: 1,245 m ASL
  • Vertical Drop: 1,273 m / 4,176 ft
  • Length: 10.5 km / 6.5 miles