Val di Fassa in the Dolomiti Superski area is hosting a telemark and freeride week "Polartec Scufoneda" March 13-20.
The seven-day event features a full programme of sports, folklore, and local gastronomy. Highlights include the Freeride Cup; the Telemark Classic Race; off-piste excursions for telemarkers, skiers, and snowboarders; courses for telemarkers, freeriders, and children; courses on avalanche safety; equipment demos; and torchlit processions.
The full week's registration costs €30 and there's a €5 discount for registering online. The full week registration includes an event gadget pack; a welcome cocktail at Taverna El Garber; an excursion with mountain guides; accompanied skiing; access to test materials; evening events; skipass for Trevalli area; dinners and lunches; and rental equipment.
Telekids activities are available without charge Monday to Saturday 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. This includes telemark and freeride lessons with ski instructors and alpine guides for kids aged between 8 and 17.
A range of hotels for all budgets are offering a 15-percent discount on skiers staying during Polartec Scufoneda week.
Registration for the week-long event is available either on line or on site at the Moena Ski School.