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Did you know, that …

…. in the Dolomiti Superski resort there are more than 1.100 km of slopes with snow making machines and therefore more then 90% of the slopes have reliable snow?
…. in the winter season of 2007/08, 574.233 skiers skied the Sellaronda? That corresponds to 23.000.000 km or 548 times around the world.
…. in the winter season of 2008/09, the Dolomiti Superski resort had 10.530.956 days of ski passes sold? This corresponds to 28.851 years.
…. all the lifts together make a total altitude difference of 116.485 meters? This corresponds to 13 times the height of the Mount Everest.
…. the capacity of cable cars/lifts per hour is about 626.478 people, which is about the population of Glasgow or Baltimore in the States?
…. if you put together all the hotel-beds of the region, 221.313 of them, you could cover 50 soccer-pitches?

…. the Dolomiti Superski region took place not only the Olympic winter-games, but also a Ski-Worldcup? Those major sport-events were 1956 in Cortina and 1970 in Val Gardena. Still today, every year, FIS-Skiworldcup races take place on those slopes and other ones in Cortina, Alta Badia and Val Gardena, so that Dolomiti Superski is the only ski-resort where all four worldcup-disciplines, down-hill, super-G, giant-slalom and slalom are carried out.
…. in the Dolomiti Superski resort you can ski on 1.200 km of slopes with one singular skipass? That corresponds to about the highway-distance between Munich and Naples or New York and Chicago.

… the Dolomites have declared a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site in june 26th, 2009.

source: www.dolomitisuperski.com

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