at Val Casies-Monguelfo-Tesido
* Cross Country track from Tesido/bridge till Val Casies Valley/S. Maddalena: 30 km.
* Circuit at the head of Gsieser Tal Valley/S. Maddalena: 5 km
Along snowy meadows and forests, picturesque
barns and traditional restaurants runs the 42 km
cross country ski track through charming Val Casies
Valley. The track towards 3 Zinnen Dolomites
region starts in Monguelfo. Unforgettable cross
country ski tracks midst the biggest cross country
ski carousel of Europe Dolomiti NordicSki.
This loved ski marathon has been taking place in the Gsieser Tal. Since its start in 1984, this event has never been cancelled. Not even in 2015, the very first year in which it did not snow, the Gsiesertal Lauf still look place thanks to the perfect artificial snow, guaranteed on the 42 km route. Since the very beginning of this sport event, this race has become one of the most well-known and attended races in the whole mountains, totalling 64,131 skiers who crossed the finishing line. It is an international event as there are over 30 represented countries. The race runs along two routes: 30 km and 42 km. Saturday skiers will compete using the classic style, while Sunday will see them competing using the skating style. The MINI-Gsieser will also take place on Saturday.
In Val Casies/S. Maddalena, the circuit at the head of valley can even be enjoyed during the evening by floodlight from 5 till 10 pm.
On the go along the sunny trails of the Valle di Casies: 42 kilometers of cross country ski trails at all levels. The track leads through an enchanting winter landscape, over snow-covered fields, through romantic forests, past picturesque farmhouses. The trails range as far as Tesido-Taisten and Monguelfo-Welsberg, where they join the connection section of the Val Pusteria Marathon Trail.
And as if that weren’t enough, it is a part of Europe’s largest cross country skiing carousel, Dolomiti NordicSki. In the picturesque Valle di Casies, it is above all else the view of the idyllic, original winter landscape that sends visitors into raptures. Those who so wish feel it and go skating over many miles, astounded by the cotton-white snowy garments that clothe the fields and forests, with a typical bonnet of snow on every treetop. On a day-long cross country skiing tour, it is of course the stop at one of the cozy inns right on the trail that provides extra allure, where in addition to the Val Pusteria specialties that are served up, there are also sun decks for resting and for enjoying the uninterrupted vistas. In Santa Maddalena-St. Magdalena, the trail can even be enjoyed during the evening by floodlight.
|Cross country track Val Casies (Ski race "Gsieser Tal Lauf")||42178 m||587 m||easy||Val Casies-Monguelfo-Tesido|
|Connection Monguelfo – Holiday region Three Peaks in the Dolomites||3560 m||79 m||easy||Val Casies-Monguelfo-Tesido|
|Circuit Mooswald in S. Maddalena/Valle di Casies||2474 m||33 m||easy||Val Casies-Monguelfo-Tesido|