Arolla - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Arolla - Ski Resort in Swiss Alps (2000m to 3000m)
Located at the head of the Herens Valley, Arolla is a quiet centre with several large high-calibre hotels offering doorstep skiing on wide, sunny, uncrowded and well prepared trails. The high altitude of the village ensures a long snowsure season.
Key Facts for Arolla
|3||Black Pistes (9km)|
|6||Red Pistes (19km)|
|3||Blue Pistes (19km)|
|25km||Cross Country Pistes|
The Swiss ski resort of Arolla has direct access to 13 individual pistes, served by 5 ski lifts.
The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
Snowmaking :- Arolla is able to augment natural snow, on 2km of ski runs, with 3 Snow Cannons.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 5 Ski Lifts of Arolla are able to uplift 3,550 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Arolla are perfectly feasible. Sion Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
Skiing in Arolla
All levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert, are well-catered for in Arolla.
Snowboarding in Arolla
Arolla offers some good boarding.
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Arolla in brief
Arolla Ski Resort is:
Good for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Beginners.
Ok for Snowboarding.
Arolla Season Dates
Open from : December 21, 2013.
Closes : April 21, 2014.
Usual opening - Mid Dec.
Usual closing - Mid April.
NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Arolla.