Arolla - Ski Area Guide

Arolla, Switzerland

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.

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Piste and Lift Stats for Arolla
 3 Black Pistes (9km)
 6 Red Pistes (19km)
 3 Blue Pistes (19km)
13Pistes
25kmCross Country Pistes
5Ski Lifts

Arolla Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Arolla
1000mMax Vertical
3000mHighest Lift
2003mResort Altitude (Arolla)
2000mLowest Piste

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

We have no confirmed season dates for Arolla.

Usual opening - Mid Dec.

Usual closing - Mid April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Arolla.

Arolla Webcams

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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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