The run takes place on ski slopes and the following rules must be observed: - after closing time of the lift facilities it is strictly forbidden to ascend or descend on the slopes with skis or on foot. - when the lifts are open it is strictly forbidden to access the ski slopes on foot, which means that it is not possible to make a reconnaissance of the race route.
Legend: blue piste (easy), red (medium difficulty), black (difficult). The Cortina C.A.I. Snow Run takes the following route:
Cortina (Corso Italia), Freccia nel Cielo cable car station - Ascent on piste Stries (blue) Colfiere, piste A Olimpica 1956 (black) Rifugio Col Druscie, descent side piste Pie Tofana (blue), ascent side piste Canalone (red) side piste Olympia (red ) piste Olympia, Olimpica 1956 (red) Rifugio Duca d’Aosta, piste Valon Tofana (red) Rifugio Pomedes, descent piste Caprioli (red), piste Tofanina (blue), Rifugio Col Taron, Piè Tofana junction , descent piste Muro de ra Cioures (blue) Colfiere, piste Stries (blue) arrival at the Olympic Ice Stadium.
The race has a total distance of approximately 17 km and 1,380 metres of vertical gain.
In the event of adverse weather conditions or sub-standard conditions of one or more ski-slopes, an alternative route will be presented during the pre-race briefing at the start. The kilometers are not marked.
Participants must adhere strictly to the signposted race route and avoid taking short cuts or cutting out sections of the route. Any departure from the official race route, apart from leading to disqualification, shall be at the sole responsibility of participants.