Cinque Torri - Avera ski area is definitely the best ski area in Cortina d'Ampezzo. The exposure of several ski slopes to the north, ensure the best winter conditions for this area, with snow in abundance. Even when there is a lack of snow during the season, the snow making facilities cover the slopes with artificial snow ensuring the best skiing conditions.
Southern slopes also offer excellent conditions for skiing, descending from the Averau mountain hut to Fedare Refuge and the Giau Pass.
All ski slopes of this area are for beginners and average skiers and are placed in a beautiful natural setting.
Cinque Torri belongs to Dolomiti Superski area and has transport links with all other ski areas nearby. Cinque Torri area can be reached skiing from Falzarego Pass along the trails. There is also a Skibus going back to the pass. The same skibus service links this area to Pocol-Tofan area and Cortina d'Ampezzo Cable Cars.
The 5 Torri Chairlift climbs up towards the start of Potor, 5 torri and Scoiattoli ski slopes.
A.A. 5 Torri Chairlift transports the skiers and snowboarders to the start of Averau ski slope.
Averau Chairlift climbs up to the start of Averau ski slope.
Fedare/Forcella Nuvolau chairlift – Nuvolau ski slope.
Scoiattoli mountain hut (2255 m) is situated in the Nuvola-Averau mountain range and is open both summer and winter. The refuge can accommodate tourists in 19 beds. Refuge is a private property.
To reach this mountain hut, one should follow the road SS 48 to Passo Cortina d'Ampezzo Falzarego to Bain de Dones restaurant. From here you can go on down the path no. 440 or take the lift up to Scoiattoli mountain hut. From Piano Menis - Col Gallina (SS 48 Passo Falzarego) you must follow the paths no. 419-441 (45 minutes, climb 270 meters - Alta Via no. 1). From Refuge Cinque Torri you will have to walk along path no. 439.
The Scoiattoli mountain hut, situated between Cinque Torri and Nuvolau-Averau is also and ideal starting point for mountain trekking and mountain excurions during the summer season.
The Averau Mountain Hut (2413 m) is located in the Nuvolau-Averau (Forcella Averau) mountain group. Averau refuge opens all year round and can accommodate tourists in 20 beds.
Cinque Torri Mountain Hut is run by the Alberti Family. Tel/Fax: 0039 0436 2902