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Arolla - Ski Area Guide

Arolla, Switzerland

Ski Resort in Swiss Alps (2,000m6,562ft to 3,000m9,843ft). Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

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.

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Ratings for Arolla
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Intermediate Skiers

Arolla Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Arolla
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 9km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 19km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 19km12 miles
Number of runs
Cross Country
Total Length
25km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Arolla Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Arolla
Max Vertical1,000m3,281ft
Highest Lift3,000m9,843ft
Resort Altitude (Arolla)2,003m6,572ft
Lowest Piste2,000m6,562ft
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The Swiss Ski Resort of Arolla has direct access to 13 individual pistes, served by 5 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,003m6,572ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,000m9,843ft, 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

We have no confirmed season dates for Arolla.

Usual opening - Mid Dec.

Usual closing - Mid April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Arolla.

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Where is Arolla?

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Arolla Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Arolla is able to augment natural snow, on 2km1 miles 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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