Ski in Arolla

Arolla - Ski Resort and Snow Summary

Arolla - Ski Resort in Swiss Alps (2000m to 3000m)

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.

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Who is Arolla good for?

Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Arolla Ski Area

 3 Black Pistes (9km)
 6 Red Pistes (19km)
 3 Blue Pistes (19km)
25kmCross Country Pistes
5Ski Lifts

Arolla Ski Area Height

1000mMax Vertical
3000mHighest Lift
2003mResort Altitude (Arolla)
2000mLowest Piste


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

 Closed : April 21, 2014.

Usual opening - Mid Dec.

Usual closing - Mid April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Arolla.

Map of Arolla

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Arolla Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Arolla is able to augment natural snow, on 2km of ski runs, with 3 Snow Cannons.

Arolla Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 5 Ski Lifts of Arolla are able to uplift 3,550 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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