NEW YORK TIMES - In the Dolomites, New Hut-to-Hut Trips for Skiers

In a snowy twist on inn-to-inn hikes, new rifugio-to-rifugio – also known as hut-to-hut — trips in the Dolomites offer skiers the chance to travel laterally as well as vertically.

The Italy-based ski outfitter Dolomite Mountains plans to expand its “ski safaris” next winter that range over 746 possible miles of runs in 12 ski areas linked under one ski pass.

The program began last winter with two itineraries; the trips will expand to six new routes, including a gourmet-focused trip featuring meals from Michelin-starred chefs in the huts and a family-friendly one...