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Bad Ragaz

Bad Ragaz Ski Resort Guide

Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length52km32 miles
Highest Lift2,230m7,316ft
Resort Height520m1,706ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Bad Ragaz

A traditional village sharing its ski area with Wangs. The varied skiing is above the treeline, reached by gondola. The only ski route back to the village is a long black cut through the forested slopes ...but there's always the gondola. Bad Ragaz is also well known for its thermal waters, the baths and the wellness and health centres.


The Swiss ski resort of Bad Ragaz is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 520m1,706ft, with 52km32 miles of marked runs.

Bad Ragaz has direct access to 52km32 miles of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,230m7,316ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Bad Ragaz offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bad Ragaz?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 24 June.

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Snow Forecast by day for Bad Ragaz

Ski Area Stats

Bad Ragaz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 21km13 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 18km11 miles
Total Length
52km32 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
27km17 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Bad Ragaz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,230m7,316ft
Lowest Piste1,630m5,348ft
Resort Altitude (Bad Ragaz)520m1,706ft
Max Vertical1,710m5,610ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bad Ragaz
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Bad Ragaz Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bad Ragaz is 6km4 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Bad Ragaz?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Sarganserland, St. Gallen.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bad Ragaz is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 41 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Zurich, Memmingen, Basel, Lugano, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Innsbruck Airport, Berne and Stuttgart airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 7,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Bad Ragaz open?

 Open from : December 11, 2021.

 Closes : April 3, 2022.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bad Ragaz, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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Bad Ragaz Webcams

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Bad Ragaz