DISCOVER CROSS COUNTRY SKIING IN LA ROSIÈRE
La Rosière is overflowing with ever more surprising activities. Between the snowkite, the monorail sledges, the paret, the snakegliss and cross country ski you’ll be catered for! You have the possibility to discover a new activity and maintain your physical condition in an idyllic setting. The ski area of La Rosière-Espace San Bernardo has made available for free, 6km of marked and maintained pistes for skating and alternative cross country skiing enthusiasts.
These 6km of marked pistes give access to:
- 1 green piste of 500m
- 1 blue piste of 1500m
- 1 black piste (not defined) of 4000m
To best prepare for your day, the ski map for cross-country skating in la Rosière Espace San Berarndo is available here.
You can do 3 laps of the area all throughout the winter season from 12/12/20 until 18/04/21. Nevertheless, opening conditions are dependent on sufficient snowfall.
THE ORIGINS OF THIS SPORT
To start with, cross-country skiing came from Scandinavian countries, it was initially an easy way to get around quickly on snow. Since the 19th century, it’s become a leisure activity and then a sport with the first competition held in Norway in 1843. It’s finally in 1924 that this discipline entered the Olympic Games in Chamonix, for the first time.