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Arosa Ski Resort Guide

Arosa, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length70km43 miles
Highest Lift2,650m8,694ft
Resort Height1,800m5,906ft
 Nearest AirportsBolzano and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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The ski area of Arosa is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,800m5,906ft, with 70km43 miles of marked runs.


Arosa is part of the Arosa Lenzerheide ski area with access to 225km140 miles of downhill skiing, with 113 marked pistes, served by a total of 56 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Arosa itself (70km43 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Arosa Lenzerheide ski resort of Lenzerheide - Valbella.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m5,906ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,650m8,694ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Arosa offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Arosa.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Arosa?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm1in, expected on 23 April.

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Ski Area Stats

Arosa Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 20km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 35km22 miles
Total Length
70km43 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
25km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Arosa Lenzerheide Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
225km140 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Arosa Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,650m8,694ft
Resort Altitude (Arosa)1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste1,740m5,709ft
Max Vertical910m2,986ft

Ski Slope Aspects

N, E, S, W

Arosa has ski slopes facing north, south, as well as east and west, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Arosa
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Ski Lessons in Arosa

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Location and Map

Where is Arosa?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Region Plessur, Grisons.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Arosa is Bolzano, 17 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen, Zurich, Lugano and Basel airports are all within three hours drive.

Bolzano is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 16 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km9 miles of ski runs, with 120 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Arosa open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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