NEW TOBOGGAN RUN IN MERIZ AND ENLARGEMENT OF BEGINNER AREA “ESKIMO”
Paganella welcomes next winter 2020/21 with two important news in the ski area: a new toboggan run in Meriz area (reachable from Fai della Paganella) and a new slope for kids and beginners that will enrich the offer of practice area “Eskimo” (reachable from Andalo). Will be enlarged also Salare slope, one of the runs of the blue circuit in the mountain.
The first toboggan run in Paganella will be accessible by lift Santel- Meriz from Fai della Paganella. Once in Meriz, it will be possible to take the chairlift of practice area Rolly Marchi in order to reach the starting point of toboggan run, that will end and the bottom of practice area, close to mountain hut.
The toboggan run, realized and managed by Paganella 2001 S.p.A., will have the following features:
• Total lenght: 880m
• Widht: 3-5m
• Total area: 3.500 sqm
• Starting point altitude: 1.522m asl
• Arrival point altitude 1.421m asl
• Elevation loss: 100m
• Average gradient: 10%
• Maximum gradient: 20%
With this new track, Paganella will propose itself also to sleigh’s lovers, both kids and adults. Also playground areas will be still available, with inflatables and tube riding for kids (Baby Park Dosson and Kids Gaggia Park in the mountain, Winter Park and Fun Park in the village).
Close to “Teresat” ski slope for beginners, that descends till “Prati di Gaggia”, will be open the new easy run “Orsetto Bianco”.
The whole practice area, called “Polo Primi Passi Eskimo”, will totally follow the beginners who want to approach the ski world, most of all the smallest kids: the first steps on the two tapis roulant of Pingu area, the new easy slope “Orsetto Bianco” for beginners and the blue slope “Teresat”.
The new slope will have the following features:
• Lenght: 160m
• Width: 70m
• Average gradient: 22%
• Starting point altitude: 1.365m asl
• Arrival point altitude: 1.333m asl
• Elevation loss: 30m
• Total area 1,5 hectare
“Prati di Gaggia” area, where are located practice area “Eskimo”, Biblioigloo, Chalet Forst and Kids Gaggia Park will be further expanded about 5000 sqm towards Brenta Dolomites, in order to create more space for kids and skiers. All the works are undertaken by the company Funivie Valle Bianca S.p.A.
In the context of the improvement of slopes for beginners, will also be enlarged the blue run Salare belonging to Funivie Valle Bianca S.p.A., in some parts up to 40 meters. The skiing area will be extended about 8000 sqm. This slope is part of the blue runs circuit for beginners in the mountain: 5km of slopes serviced by 3 lifts.