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Cross-country trails as far as the eye can see.
80km of sunny cross-country trails at the foot of the Dolomites.

All on the trails!

Open cross-country ski trails in the Seiser Alm holiday region

Cross-country skiing
Length
 
 Compatsch - Ritsch - Compatsch cross-country trail
0/5.4 km 
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The trail begins in Compatsch and passes the St. Franziskus Church and to the left of the road over vast Alpine meadows and a small wood to the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch. For beginners, this trail alternates easy sections with stretches that are somewhat more demanding. Skiers with a degree of technical expertise use the trails as a link route to the more difficult trails which begin at the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch. This trail was designed as a warm-up route.
Also recommended in the opposite direction.

 Cross country skiing on largest high Alpine pasture in Europe
 
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If you’re planning to dedicate your Dolomite holiday to cross-country skiing, the trails on the Seiser Alm, in the heart of the Dolomites, are the place to be. 80 kilometres of cross-country tracks at an altitude of between 1,800 and 2,200 metres are on the Seiser Alm. All the tracks are double or quadruple and perfectly groomed. Whether you opt for skating or classic style, beginner or pro: The Seiser Alm has the right trail for every taste.
When you’re cross-country skiing over the Seiser Alm, you don’t just get the vastness of Europe’s largest mountain plateau to enjoy, but also the Dolomite Mountains: The Langkofel, Plattkofel and the Schlern peaks are practically within hand’s reach. And alongside the beauty of the countryside, the Dolomite region also has a lot to offer when it comes to culinary pleasure: Countless mountain cabins entice you in to enjoy a break and a spot of traditional local food in the cosy atmosphere of a mountain hut.
 Hartl cross-country trail
0/12.0 km 
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Setting out from Ritsch, this varied loop-route leads north over the Große Moos and through vast Alpine meadows towards the cable car for Ortisei/St. Ulrich, with the nearby Dolomite peaks of the Langkofel and the Plattkofel ever in sight. After a short uphill stretch, we head downwards through a stretch of woodland and over Alpine meadows with traditional Alpine dairy farms. In Hartl, you come to a curve in the trail and ski on, slightly uphill, along the slope through the vast Alpine meadows. There is a steep uphill stretch just before the trail meets the Möser trail, followed by easy, undulating terrain back to the set-off point in Ritsch.

 Joch cross-country trail
0/15.4 km 
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The longest and most challenging cross-country trail of the Seiser Alm leads out from the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch through vast Alpine meadows in a steep uphill to the mountain station of the Panorama chairlift. Then, in numerous curves, cross the Palude di Ladins/Ladinser Moos and continue on towards Joch and Spitzbühl, past the Laurinhütte hut and back to Ritsch. With the nearby Dolomite peaks of the Langkofel, Plattkofel and the Schlern massif, the views along this trail are breathtaking.

 Kastelruth cross-country trail
0/2.0 km 
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Cross-country skiing in Kastelruth

Start at the Unterkalkadoi, (above Restaurant Liftstüberle) or at the Sporthütte.


Length: 2.1 km - Difficulty: easy
 Link trail Ritsch-Saltria
0/4.2 km 

The trail links the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch with Saltria. The Ritsch-Saltria link trail takes you straight downhill towards Saltria through wide Alpine meadows, and is classed as one of the most challenging cross-country trails on the Seiser Alm. In spring the trail may be partially iced over, so the utmost of caution is recommended.

 Link trail Saltria - Monte Pana
0/3.9 km 
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The Saltria - Monte Pana link trail is reserved exclusively for experienced cross-country skiers. 

It begins on a descent through vast Alpine meadows, leading shortly afterwards through the woods and along narrow riverside trail, in a constant slope to Monte Pana. The trail features numerous twists and turns and the utmost of caution is advised on one particularly exposed stretch.

 Link trail Sonne
0/3.2 km 
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This link-trail connects the Hotel Sonne to the Möser, Wolfsbühl and Hartl trails. It ranges very little in elevation and is an easy run which is also suitable for beginners.

 Möser cross-country trail
0/5.5 km 
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This easy loop-route runs on the flat with practically no ascent. From Ritsch, the tracks lead over the Große Moos heading north and then onwards and slightly downhill in long curves. On the next slope, the Möser tracks bear slightly uphill over rolling Alpine meadows, with breathtaking panoramic views over the Langkofel and Plattkofel accompanying you along the route. The trail then leads over easy, undulating terrain back to the set-off point in Ritsch.

 Panorama cross-country trail
0/11.3 km 
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The Panorama cross-country trail is classed as one of the most challenging loop-routes on the Seiser Alm and, with the Langkofel, Plattkofel and the Schlern, boasts a landscape which is second to none. The trail starts at the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch and leads up to the mountain station of the Panorama chairlift with numerous sweeping curves through the Palude di Ladinser Moos. When you get to the Laurinhütte hut, loop round and head back to the start of the trail.  

 Ritsch beginners run
0/2.1 km 
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This easy loop trail is directly behind the Cross-Coutry Centre in Ritsch and leads from the Ritsch Hotel and Restaurant to the Große Moos. With outstanding views over the Langkofel and
Plattkofel, this practice piste guarantees an unforgettable experience for young and old alike. Beginners can get a feel for cross-country skiing on the practice trails and hone their double poling, diagonal stride and herringbone techniques. The tracks are also ideal for warming-up before heading out on longer tours.

 Ritsch cross-country trail
0/1.4 km 
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This loop route starts and ends in Ritsch and passes through the Kleine Moos on practically flat terrain, making it perfect for newcomers to cross-country skiing. With exceptional views over the Dolomite peaks of the Langkofel and Plattkofel, the Ritsch Trail is an unforgettable experience. Those who are trying their hand at cross-country for the first time can get a real feel for the sport here before tackling the more challenging trails on the Seiser Alm.

 Saltria cross-country trail
0/5.9 km 
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This cross-country trail, with its numerous curves, heads south from Saltria towards the Goldknopf and back again. The lowest-lying trail of the Seiser Alm, it runs in a variety packed series of undulating curves. Short stretches of the trail run through the wood, but for the most part, these tracks lead you through vast and sunny Alpine meadows.

 Wolfsbühl cross-country trail
0/8.9 km 
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This easy loop-route leads out from the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch and heads north over the vast Alpine meadows. With the Langkofel and the Plattkofel, this stretch of the trail boasts an incredible panorama. A short but hard ascent takes you to the Wolfbühl, the highest point of the route. Then continue onwards through a stretch of wood and over easy, undulating terrain back to the beginning of the trail.

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Cross-country ski rentals
Alpin Sports Company Seis
Alpin Sports Company Seis
Schlernstreet 39
Seis am Schlern/Siusi allo Sciliar 39040 Italy
K&K Sports GmbH Seiser Alm
K&K Sports GmbH Seiser Alm
Compatsch 48
Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi 39040 Italy
Skiservice Karbon
Skiservice Karbon
Marinzen Street 27
Kastelruth/Castelrotto 39040 Italy
Sport Hans Seiser Alm
Sport Hans Seiser Alm
Compatsch 31
Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi 39040 Italy
K&K Sports GmbH Seis
K&K Sports GmbH Seis
Schlernstreet 39
Seis am Schlern/Siusi allo Sciliar 39040 Italy
Alpin Sports Company Seiser Alm
Alpin Sports Company Seiser Alm
Station on the top of the Seiser Alm Bahn
Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi 39040 Italy
Sporthaus Fill
Sporthaus Fill
Wegscheid Street 10
Kastelruth/Castelrotto 39040 Italy
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