Winters can be fun or boring depending on your temperament. If you succumb to the temptation of curling in your warm blankets, you will miss on a lot of leisure activities that is in store for you. Drinking a hot cup of coffee while sitting in your cozy house may seem alluring, but the feel of cool winter breeze on your cheeks under the soothing sun is simply unparalleled. Winter is the time to admire the beauty of the snow covered mountains. You can also enjoy adventurous winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and much more. Take a break from your busy life and plan a weekend full of fun. Visit a ski resort where you can enjoy your favorite winter sports in the alpine region. Apart from the fun and excitement, it will also be a relaxing experience. It will rekindle your spirit and refresh your mind.
Dias Alpe Statistics
Base Elevation: 1175 m
Summit Elevation: 2690 m
Vertical Drop: 1515 m
Spend your holidays in the beautiful valleys of Paznauntal. The Dias Alpe ski resort in this region is the ideal spot to enjoy the beauty of winter. It has the Verwall mountain range to its north and the Samnaun mountain range to its south. Dias Alpe is situated between Kappl and the Alblittköpfe. It is a popular choice for skiers and snow riders due to its sunny expositions and considerable altitude of 2700 m (8858 ft.).The vertical drop is 1514 m (4970 feet) with a base elevation of 1175 m (3854 ft.) The summit is at an elevation of 2690 m (8825 ft.). The area receives ample snowfall every year. It also offers artificial snow making facilities (including 7 snowcats) to groom the slopes every day. The resort has 16 hectares (40 acres) of skiable land where you can enjoy not only skiing but also snowboarding, ski mountaineering, and other activities.
This region becomes a paradise in winter. The winter beauty of the place is a sight to behold. You can visit this place anytime from December to April. The resort offers six ski lifts to transport guests. A four-seated gondola connects the ski resort and Kappl. The majority of the slope is accessed via two quad chairlifts which have weather protectors installed on them. Apart from these, there are two tow lifts and one two-seater chairlift. At the base of the gondola lift station, magic carpets are available for children and beginners. The total lift length is 7.7 km (4.8 mi). The total capacity of these lifts is 9720 passengers per hour. The scenic beauty of the mountains, adventure sports for adults and kids, and the idea of a fun-packed vacation attract many tourists every year. Plan a trip to this resort and enjoy your holidays in this dreamy winter paradise.
This resort has a lot to offer to the ski enthusiasts. The runs have a total length of 40 km (25 mi). Being the sunniest resort in the area, it is the perfect destination for ski lovers. You can find slopes of all difficulty levels, and you can ski your heart out. The longest run offered is the Latten slope valley run. It is 8 km (5 mi) long with an elevation difference of 1469 m (4820 ft.). The resort offers snow making facilities from the highest points to the base.
Beginners: If you are a newbie or want to learn skiing, you can practice at the mountain station near the gondola lift. The wide and easy slopes are favorable for beginners and quicken the learning process. The resort has 10 km (6.2 mi) of blue slopes. They constitute 25% of the ski area.
Intermediate: About 62% of these runs are of intermediate level. Here you can brush up your skills. Race down these slopes while enjoying the beautiful snow covered canopies. These runs extend over 25 km (15.5 mi).
Expert: Advanced skiers get their money’s worth due to the challenging slopes of these mountains. The black slopes extend over 5 km (3 mi) of the skiing area. With an elevation difference of 500 m, Bergwiesen slope is the most difficult run of this resort. It is 2 km (1.24 mi) long. Some mogul slopes are also available for professionals.
Apart from these, there are additional ski routes over 2 km (1.24) of the area. The resort offers brilliantly prepared runs or pistes for all types of skiers: leisure seekers, a beginner, sporty carver, or a family with children. All these make Diaz Alps one of the most loved skiing area in the region; attracting thousands of visitors every week during the winters.
Family And Child-Friendly Offers
If you want to spend quality time with your family, Dias Alpe offers special offers and family-friendly areas for you to spend happy time with your loved ones. The mountain station of the Dias lift is the central location around which you can find ski areas for children. It is located at an elevation of 1830 m (6000 ft.) with very reliable snow.
Sunny Mountain Erlebnispark- It is an adventure park designed for younger children. It offers a very large and wide practice area. The main highlights include multiple magic carpets, the racing gate area, the Flaxi’s children slope, the wave run, the ski carousel, and the mogul slope. Its mascot, Mountain Imp Flaxi, makes the learning process fun and interesting for kids.
Sunny Mountain Club- It is a kindergarten for kids greater than three years old. Parents should get the chance to spend some time together without any disturbance from their little ones. The resort takes care of this particular need as well. You can leave your children under the supervision of professionally trained childcare specialists. While you enjoy the adventurous sports out there, your kids have fun and their own little adventures at the daycare.
Children’s Area- SchischuleKapplAktiv runs a children’s area near the base station of the gondola chairlifts. It provides ski courses in association with Sunny Mountain Erlebnispark. There is a large recreation room with toilets provisions where children can take a break.
You cannot afford to miss the beautiful valleys and mesmerizing beauty of these mountains. Go for a snowshoe hike whether you are a nature-lover or not. The spellbound beauty of these pristine mountains will leave you awe-struck. Brace yourself for an unforgettable natural adventure in the Alps. Snowshoe hiking is the best way to rejuvenate your spirit and recuperate from the hectic pace and stress of day-to-day life.
The resort offers guided nighttime snowshoe hikes every Tuesday. The entire journey takes approximately 1.5 hours. The price rate is € 35.00 which includes transport, equipment, sleds, and food and drinks. You need to register until 5 pm of the previous day.
The resort gives away ten snow cat rides every week. Fill the entry forms available at the Sunny Mountain Restaurant or Diasbahn bottom station. The drawing takes place during tobogganing evenings every Tuesday. The winners enjoy the ride just after the drawing.
There are several enchanting Alpine ski restaurants right at the center of the ski area. They serve the traditional Tyrolean cuisine like Kasnocken with Kaiserschmarrn and PaznaunAlm cheese. You should really try out the local cuisine. You can visit the Sunny Mountain SB- Restaurant which is a self-service restaurant with free WLAN and a large panorama terrace. Schafstall and Huisleralm are some of the other ski restaurants which offer delicious finger-licking food.
Dias Alpe is the ideal destination whether you want to have some adventure or even if you seek solitude. You can visit the resort with family, friends, or as a couple. It caters to the needs of all types of people. From adventure sports to leisure activities, this resort offers many amenities. Plan your trip, book your tickets, and visit this place to live some of the unforgettable days of your life.
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