Grächen - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Grächen - Ski Resort in Swiss Alps - 40km of Piste (1620m to 2890m)
Traditional and picturesque year round resort in stunning scenery and with an excellent resort infrastructure, including a first class sports centre. The childrens paradise play park is one of the world's best.
Key Facts for Grächen
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The Swiss ski resort of Grächen has direct access to 40km of downhill skiing, with 18 individual pistes, served by 12 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 :- Grächen is able to augment natural snow, on 1km of ski runs, with 19 Snow Cannons.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 12 Ski Lifts of Grächen are able to uplift 10,800 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Grächen 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 Grächen
Grächen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.
Snowboarding in Grächen
Grächen offers some good boarding.
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Grächen in brief
Grächen Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Good for Snowboarding.
Grächen Season Dates
Open from : December 14, 2013.
Closes : April 20, 2014.
Usual opening - Mid Dec.
Usual closing - Late April.
NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Grächen.