Buffaure ski area can be reached by taking a modern automatic coupling gondola from Pozza di Fassa. At the Buffaure ski and snowboard enthusiasts can have fun on about 18 km of pistes, almost all red, except for the impressive black one called "Vulcano". Inaugurated in winter 2014-15, this new exciting track enables ski pros to descend the Buffaure by facing a thrilling altitude drop of 566 m. For those who prefer more gentle slopes the so called "Panoramica" (6 km long) is the ideal one to return to Pozza: starting from the 2,050 m of Refuge Baita Cuz, enjoying the breath taking view over the Monzoni and the Maerins Towers, down to the beginning of Val San Nicolò and to the gondola’s departure station. The "hard to please skiers" are suggested to reach Col de Valvacin, ascend the wild Val Jumela by chair lift and pass over the Sella Brunéch to get to the neighbour ski area Ciampac (Alba di Canazei).
Buffaure Snowpark is the right meeting point for freestylers, as it is equipped with jumps, rails and boxes, suited for riders of each skill.
Near the centre of Pozza, in the area called "Meida", the Aloch Skistadium with its black slope get brightly illuminated for skiing at night. It is a real ski stadium having a length of 1,000 m and an altitude drop 500 m, with an average gradient of 27% (49% maximum). Alloch piste hostes the Italian downhill ski team training sessions, many European Ski Cup competitions and top level winter sport events.
A ski school area equipped with baby park is available in Pozza, in the area of Fraine-Pera di Fassa. Such a quiet and sunny location especially designed for children is located beside the cross country track which is open also at night.
Ski depot at the Buffaure downstream station, against payment.
From the centre of Alba di Canazei the cableway takes skiers up to Ciampac in very few minutes. Ciampac is a natural viewpoint over the mountain groups of Sassolungo, Sella and Marmolada, the so called "Queen of the Dolomites". The "Ciampac" is one of the most famous and exciting black slopesof Val di Fassa. It has been recently enlarged and improved becoming accessible also to less skilled skiers. It is a very technical run, about 2,5 km long and having an altitude drop of 660 m. It is definitely a sheer drop, starting from the hollow of Ciampac and descending to the village, dominated by the impressive Colac and by the volcanic Crepa Neigra. Skiers can quickly glide along the pistes of Panorama Ski Tour leading to Pozza-Buffaure ski area. The tour offers the opportunity of skiing along many different slopes within Val di Fassa, starting from Vigo. Thanks to the new lift connecting Alba to Col dei Rossi, you can ski from Ciampac further to Belvedere, Col Rodella and enter the amazing Sellaronda, the most famous ski carousel of Dolomiti Superski.
Ciampac is a very sunny ski resort and has a well-equipped baby park, for this reason it is the ideal place for families and for children, skiers and non-skiers.
Skiing safety: the for skiers on the slopes of Val di Fassa.