Mount Terminillo, also known as “Rome’s Mountain”, is one of the most important and best equipped tourist resorts in central and southern Italy. It can be reached easily (it is about 80 kilometres from Rome, 150 from Perugia, 130 from Ascoli, 180 from Pescara) on roads that are always accessible and served by public transport.
Between 1500 and 2000 metres of altitude there is a cableway, 3 chairlifts serving 40 kilometres of slopes, 4 kilometres of which are supplied with artificial snow. All the slopes provide safe fun for both the beginner and the more expert skier, and three tracks are also approved for international competitions.
Terminillo has qualified instructors working in various ski schools, hotels of different categories, a modern building for conventions, a youth hostel, CAI trail shelters and numerous apartments. Winter sports enthusiasts can choose between Alpine skiing, Nordic skiing and snowboarding.
The slopes can be reached thanks to numerous facilities. A cableway that moves along the Terminilluccio course for 761 metres, starting at an altitude of 1630 metres and arriving at 1868 metres. Three chairlifts move along the course, the Carbonaie (length 471 metres), the Terminilluccio four-seat chairlift (length 816 metres) and the Cardito Sud (length 400 metres); the three chairlifts respectively reach 1653 metres and 1708 metres. The moving walkway covers the Campo Togo course (length 523 metres), Terminilluccio (length 816 metres), Terminilluccio bis (length 563 metres) and Cardito Nord (under construction) (length 706 metres); it respectively reaches 1762 metres, 1860 metres, 1860 metres and 1685 metres.
Three access points welcome visitors to the beautiful slopes of Terminillo: Piazzale Tre Faggi in Pian de’ Valli, Cinque Confini on the Strada provinciale (provincial road) 10/a and Piazzale La Malga in Campoforogna going toward Leonessa. All access points offer ample parking. The Nordic ski routes in Terminillo are different: the Fonte Porcini circuit (length 5000 metres), Colle Scangive circuit (length 1200 metres), Acerone circuit (length 3000 metres), Galoppatoio circuit (length 1000 metres), Cinque Confini circuit (length 3,300 metres) 2.5 kilometres of which are artificially illuminated and snow-covered, and the Tre faggi circuit (2500 metres long).
Snowboarding, now widespread, is offered through various qualified associations and schools: Italian Ski and Snowboard School; “Brutal Park” Snow Park; Terminillo Ski School; “Sas Piccola Baita” Ski School.
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