Pontresina - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Pontresina - Ski Resort in Swiss Alps (1700m to 3300m)
Located on sunny south-west facing slope in the highest valley of the Upper Engadin, Pontresina is a strung out village in the midst of thich pine and larch forests. The majestic Piz Bernina rises 4000m above. Runs of up to 10km through stunning glacier scenery.
Key Facts for Pontresina
|3||Black Pistes (17km)|
|14||Red Pistes (12km)|
|210km||Cross Country Pistes|
The Swiss ski resort of Pontresina has direct access to 47 individual pistes, served by 24 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 :- Pontresina is able to augment natural snow, on 2km of ski runs, with 40 Snow Cannons.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 24 Ski Lifts of Pontresina are able to uplift 33,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
Skiing in Pontresina
Pontresina offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.
Snowboarding in Pontresina
Obstacle Park, Freestyle Park Languard, A natural halfpipe at Diavalezza, 800m.
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Pontresina in brief
Pontresina Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.
Pontresina Season Dates
Opened : October 19, 2013.
Closes : May 25, 2014.
Usual opening - Mid Oct.
Usual closing - Late May.
NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Pontresina.