News and other resort information
In the heart of the Gran Paradiso National Park, Cogne (1534m) is situated near the famous Prato di Sant'Orso and has in the background the Valnontey Glaciers. Renowned for its cross country skiing, Cogne has not neglected its downhill skiing and the ski area is on the woody area at the top of Montzeuc, offering pistes suitable for skiers of all levels. The 9 km of pistes (8 of which are covered by snow cannons), are served by various lifts (1 cable car, 2 chair lifts and 1 tapis roulant) with the capacity to transport 4.118 persons per hour. It is possible to carry out ski alpinism and some routes are suitable for beginners when accompanied by a guide.