Sestriere Ski Slope

The ski slopes of nearby Sestriere are the site of the men's downhill competition for the Olympics.  They scrape off any natural snow and make artificial snow for the races.  There are questions about the impact of the fake snow as it slowly melts back into the aquifer several months later.

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