Arolla - Ski Area Guide
Ski Resort in Swiss Alps (2,000m to 3,000m)
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.
Arolla Snow News
The next notable snow forecast for Arolla is 7cm, expected on 24 February, with around 11cm forecast over the next 7 days. There is some snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.
Who is Arolla good for?
Arolla Ski Area
|3||Black Pistes (9km)|
|6||Red Pistes (19km)|
|3||Blue Pistes (19km)|
|25km||Cross Country Pistes|
Arolla Ski Area Height
|2003m||Resort Altitude (Arolla)|
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.
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.
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
Closes : April 23, 2017.
Usual opening - Mid Dec.
Usual closing - Mid April.
NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in 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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Skiing at Arolla
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