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ALTITUDE TRAINING ON THE VAL SENALES GLACIER

Optimal conditions for competition preparation

Customized altitude training improves physical performance and is a fundamental part of the modern training concept. The Val Senales Glacier with its training centre is one of the most important high altitude training destinations in Italy, in particular for Alpine and cross-country skiing.

TRAINING SEASON FROM SEPTEMBER

From mid-September onwards, the Val Senales Glacier offers ideal conditions for pre-season training. On the Grawand slope, athletes have access to approximately 40 training runs with different levels of difficulty. The slalom and giant slalom training runs at the Leo Gurschler slope offer additional terrain variations. World Cup Teams from both Austria and Italy train at the Val Senales Glacier.
 

ALTITUDE TRAINING FOR OTHER DISCIPLINES

An increasing number of athletes from other sports, such as swimmers, biathletes and canoeists, also integrate high altitude training in Italy. It has become an essential part of the long and intense pre-season training program in preparation for international competition.

BIATHLON AT THE VAL SENALES GLACIER IN SOUTH TYROL

Perfect conditions for high altitude training

National teams from all over the world take advantage of the high altitude cross-country ski trails for cross-country skitraining – including world class athletes. The challenging and guaranteed snow glacier trail, Hochjoch, is about ten kilometers long and runs over wide open terrain.

The Hochjoch cross-country ski trail at 3000 meters above sea level offers perfect conditions for high altitude cross-country skitraining starting as early as mid-October.

CANOEING IN VAL SENALES VALLEY IN SOUTH TYROL

High altitude training for canoeists

For international canoeists, the high altitude training in Val Senales Valley has become an integral component of their training program. With an elevation ranging between 1500 to 3200 meters above sea level, the beautifully landscaped Val Senales Valley offers an ideal training area for canoeists.

The emerald green lake at the Vernago dam (1700 meters above sea level), is about 100 acres in size and offers well-marked circular courses of different lengths. The three-time Olympic champion and multiple world champion, Antonio Rossi, as well as the Austrian women’s national canoe team, have been to Val Senales Valley for high altitude canoe and kayak training.

SWIMMING AT THE OLYMPIC-SIZED INDOOR POOL IN VAL SENALES VALLEY

The altitude of 2000 meters above sea level and the Olympic-sized indoor pool make the town of Maso Corto/Kurzras a well-respected high altitude training destination for athletes and swimmers. Like all endurance sport athletes, swimmers also benefit from the performance improving effects of high altitude training.

International swim teams from France, Croatia and Germany come to Maso Corto for intense pre-season training in a calm atmosphere.

CONTACT
Erwin Goetsch
Cellphone number: +39 338 9612643
Email: info@olympiahallenbad.com

Open to the public daily from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and from 2:00 PM to 7:45 PM – in the event of inclement weather, the pool remains open all day to the public. Training sessions should be booked with Erwin Goetsch.

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