Ski area Val d'Ultimo - Schwemmalm
Val d’Ultimo, situated just a few km from Merano and circled by the peaks of the Ortles group, is one of the most known resorts for family holidays, or for those who want to spend some relaxing days in the nature. With its snowy and silent landscapes, the Schwemmalm ski resort in Val d’Ultimo boasts different kinds of slopes, many attractions for children and lots of other winter activities as an alternative to skiing.
The Schwemmalm lifts allow you to reach an altitude of 2,600 m in a few minutes, allowing you to enjoy well-prepared, large and safe ski runs, far away from the hassle and danger of crowds. The ski area is not too big but it features sublime outlooks and breathtaking views over unspoiled nature.
Cross country ski lovers can cross the 25 km long ring trail which runs along woods, snowy glades and old traditional farmhouses. Powder snow, sunny peaks and country style alpine huts make a perfect scenery for those who love ski mountaineering: here you can enjoy pristine and wild nature.
Val d’Ultimo boasts also an old tradition of sledding races. In the past its inhabitants used to sled along easy tracks, nowadays you can explore well-prepared enlightened trails and find well-equipped shops where to rent your equipment. Not to miss are the winter walking routes and the snowshoe hiking itineraries among valleys and enchanting snowy woods.
Kids can have lots of fun at the ski kindergarten “Tana dell’Orso”, watched by qualified staff, or experience sledding and snow tubing at the Albllift Funpark.