Part of the Val di Fiemme-Obereggen, it is famous for its ski slopes.
It was the scene of major disasters involving the aerial tramway style cable car system on the mountain: the Cavalese cable car disaster in 1976, and the Cavalese cable car disaster in 1998; the latter occurred when a U.S. military plane, while flying too low against regulations, cut a cable supporting a gondola of an aerial tramway, killing 20 people. The two cable car runs of the system involved in those incidents have since been replaced by three consecutive multi-cabin gondola lifts. The arrival site of the first chair lift, from where the second starts, may be also reached by road.
Tour de Ski
The Alpe Cermis is climbed annually as the final stage in the Tour de Ski. The Final Climb stage up the alpine skiing course has been the final stage every year since the first Tour de Ski in 2006–07. The stage held as a mass start in 2020.
Final Climb stage winners
|2010||Lukáš Bauer||Czech Republic||33:43.4|
|2011||Lukáš Bauer||Czech Republic||30:28.3|
|2014||Chris André Jespersen||Norway||31:58.8|
|2016||Martin Johnsrud Sundby||Norway||30:47.0|
|2018||Martin Johnsrud Sundby||Norway||28:36.4|
|2020||Simen Hegstad Krüger||Norway||30:55.8|
|2007||Kateřina Neumannová||Czech Republic||34:24.5|
|2010||Kristin Størmer Steira||Norway||35:49.8|
|2019||Ingvild Flugstad Østberg||Norway||35:15.0|
- "Final Climb - Alpe Cermis". whowins.worldofxc.com. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
- Official website (in Italian, English, and German)
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