Cortina Ski Schools Skiing Lessons, Off-Piste Ski Clinics, Ski Touring & Mountain Guiding in Cortina

There are several Cortina Ski Schools and High Mountain Guide companies in the resort each offering a comprehensive ranges of ski and snowboarding lessons for all ages and abilities including other disciplines such as snow shoeing and telemark.

Cortina is a great place to learn to ski and snowboard as the pistes, whilst at high altitude, offer progressive terrain especially around the gentle slopes avove the village.

For children, there are 2 tailor-made slopes - the Baby Socrapes and Baby Guargnè and with over 150 ski instructors on hand, young skiers and boarders will be able to discover the fun and excitement of winter sports in total safety.

Cortina also offers some very challenging terrain including the Canalone Staunies run with a 64 degree gradient! For a guided tour, try the steep ridges of the Creste Bianche, Bus di Tofana, Canalino del Prete or on the Sci 18 trail after you have skinned to the top!

From novice to expert, the Cortina ski schools and guided off-piste tours will ensure you get to experience the best of the Italian Dolomites.

Summer Activities

Some of the Cortina ski schools and mountain guides operate during the warm summer months. Although there is no summer skiing in Cortina, there are plenty of other activities for all ages such as....

  • White water rafting
  • Canyoning
  • Guided via ferrata climbing
  • Mountain climbing
  • Hiking tours
  • Glacier walks

Off-Piste Ski Guiding & Touring

To experience the full extent of what Cortina has to offer, why not try some off-piste touring. Expert local guides will navigate you around the high mountain trails and ridges around the Tofana in safety or on an adventure over the Marmolada glacier and steeps in the Arabba area.

One of the most interesting ski tours is to explore the Col de Lana ski area on the Great War Ski Tour. You need to take the ski bus or taxi up to Passo Falzarego.

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Sella Ronda

One of the best known ski tours in Europe, the Sella Ronda is a 26km circuit around the Sella Massif and can be skiied clockwise or anti-clockwise by intermediate skiers and above. Set amongst breathtaking scenery, the tour takes you through the four Ladin valleys of Val Gardena, Alta Badia, Val di Fassa and Arabba.

From Cortina, access to the Sella Ronda circuit is via Arraba and esaily connected via ski bus.


The Marmolada is the highest mountain in the Dolomites reaching up to 3343m and is easily accessed from Canazei via Arabba. It takes about 40 minutes to ski to the base cable car from Arabba and it takes a further 2 to get to the top. The best known run is the Bellunese from Punta Rocca at 3300m down to Malga Ciapela, a vertical drop of 1800m and 12km long - truly amazing and stunning scenery all the way - one of the best 1 day ski tours on offer.

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marmolada off piste guided ski tour

Snowdreamers International Ski Lessons

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Children's lessons
Private & Group lessons
Snowmobile safari
Corporate - team building activities
Dolomiti guided ski tours
Heli ski tours
Ice climbing & mountaineering
Multi-lingual instructors

Snowdreamers International Ski School welcomes you to Cortina d'Ampezzo in the heart of the Dolomites. We provide many types of ski and snowboarding lessons from beginners through to experts who want to experience the very best of the Dolomiti ski area.

From ski safaris to snowmobile tours, Snowdreamers offers guided courses that are sure to make your stay in Cortina a memorable one.

We also cater for business team building events from one to several days so please visit our website for more information by clicking our logo.

Ski and Snowboard School Cristallo Cortina

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Beginner lessons (max 3-5 children)
Private lessons
Group lessons (max 6-8)
Freeride - guided back country
Guided ski tours
Multi-lingual instructors
Ski rental

Welcome to our Ski and Snowboard School Cristallo Cortina. Our team of professional instructors provide a friendly and warm atmosphere to help you get the best out of your ski holiday in Cortina in safety.

From special beginner courses to ski touring around the Marmolada, Sella Ronda or the First World War ski tour to name a few, we offer a choice of group or private lessons for both skiing and snowboarding.

Our instructors speak English, German and French.

Scuola Ski Cortina

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Childrens lessons (4 years+)
Private and group ski lessons
Alpine ski racing
Freeride - guided back country
Guided dolomiti ski tours
English speaking instructors

Welcome to the Cortina Ski School - Italy's first and founded in 1933. Our team consists of 130 ski, snowboard and telemark instructors who are specialised in working with children and people with disabilities.

We offer a choice of group (4-6 people) or private lessons for both skiing and snowboarding plus a range of other courses such as freeride, telemark and freestyle and guided ski tours.

Our instructors speak English, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, German and French.

Ski School in Cortina

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Kids ski lessons
Private lessons
Group lessons
Off-piste guided tours
Glacier tours
English speaking instructors