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Pila Ski Resort Guide

Pila, Italy

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length70km
Highest Lift2,750m
Resort Height1,800m
 Nearest AirportsMilan Malpensa and Milan Linate
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The Italian ski resort of Pila is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,800m, with 70km of marked runs.


Pila is part of the Aosta Valley ski area with access to 352km of downhill skiing, with 180 marked pistes, served by a total of 62 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Pila itself (70km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Aosta Valley ski resorts of Breuil-Cervinia, Courmayeur, Crévacol, Etroubles and Saint-Rhémy-en-Bosses.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,750m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Pila offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Pila.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Resselin'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Pila?

The next notable snow forecast is 9cm, expected on 31 October, with around 28cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Pila

Ski Area Stats

Pila Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 10km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 8km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Aosta Valley Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Pila Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,750m
Lowest Piste1,800m
Resort Altitude (Pila)1,800m
Max Vertical950m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Pila
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Pila

Ski Hire Shops in Pila.

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Location and Map

Where is Pila?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Campo nell'Elba, Livorno.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Pila is Milan Malpensa, 100 minutes drive away.

Milan Linate, Turin Caselle, Bergamo, Lugano, Genoa and Brescia airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 13 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8km of ski runs, with 400 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Pila open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Pila, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Pila Tourist Office for the latest.

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