cableway and shelter in operation, after flood damage

cableway and shelter in operation, after flood damage
cableway and shelter in operation, after flood damage
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FRONTONE – The first expected snowfall of the season has arrived at 1400 meters on Mount Catria. About 15 centimeters fell. For mountain and snow lovers, the date to mark on the calendar is Sunday, when the 2022-2023 winter season will officially start. The cableway and the Monte Catria Cotaline 1400 refuge are in operation. A reopening in record time after the terrible flood that seriously damaged the area.

The recovery

«With great joy and after having faced so many sacrifices – the managers explain – we are pleased to announce that the activities of Mount Catria resume in total safety. After the terrible flood and the damages suffered, the refuge and the cableway reopen in full operation. The closure of the area was due to the interruption of the roads and fortunately the chairlifts and the gondola lifts were not damaged». The Frontone–Caprile road to reach the departure point of the gondola lift is now fully practicable again and the parking spaces have been arranged.
«The winter season is saved. A big thank you goes to those who have made it possible to quickly reopen the station with commitment and to those who love Catria for waiting for us and the closeness shown in this period ». Waiting for new snowfalls, Sunday will be just the appetizer of a rich and varied menu to be enjoyed in an increasingly modern and welcoming district.

A station that can offer the three-seater chairlift, the four-seater chairlift, as many as 10 slopes for a total of 12 kilometres, for ski enthusiasts, from which to enjoy a panorama of rare beauty that sweeps up to the Adriatic Sea. Also available is the cableway which starts at 500 meters in the municipality of Frontone and reaches 1400 metres. Where, to welcome guests, there is the Cotaline 1400 refuge, with bar, restaurant where you can taste exquisite food and wine specialties, bedrooms and a very large renovated solarium, with over 300 seats. For the joy of the little ones and their families, the Kinderland Adventure Park, the snow playground, the only one of its kind in the whole region.

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The subdivision

It is divided into three zones: Baby area; Junior & Senior area; Tubbyng. Many services offered: ski school with instructors; ski, snowshoe and snowboard rental; possibility of excursions. Like every year during the winter season, the roads that go up to Catria remain closed from December 1st to March 31st for safety reasons by provincial ordinance. For this reason, as always, the area can only be accessed by cable car. To stay updated on openings and news, you can consult the new montecatria.com website which, in addition to lots of information, allows an exciting virtual tour of the station.

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The article is in Italian

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