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Beckenried Ski Resort

Beckenried Resort Guide

Beckenried, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Beckenried Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height440m1,444ft
 Nearest AirportsZurich and Basel
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Beckenried at a glance

Lakeside Beckenried is a small settlement in the canton of Nidwalden, one of the three forest states where Switzerland was founded. A cable car rises up to the ski area on Klewenalp, from where there are spectacular views.

 When will it snow in Beckenried?

The next notable snow forecast for Beckenried is 11cm4in, expected on 30 September.

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Beckenried Facts, Stats and Ratings

Beckenried Rated

Ratings for Beckenried
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Beckenried?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Beckenried
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Lowest Piste800m2,625ft
Resort Altitude (Beckenried)440m1,444ft
Max Vertical1,560m5,118ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Beckenried Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Beckenried
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
25km16 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
10km6 miles
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Beckenried Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Beckenried has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 15 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

Beckenried - On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Beckenried is 4km2 miles long.

Skiing in Beckenried

Beckenried offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Beckenried

Terrain features include a bus jump - you jump over a bus.

When is Beckenried open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Beckenried.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Beckenried.

Snow Making

Beckenried is able to make snow, on 18km11 miles of ski runs,.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts of Beckenried are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Beckenried?

Beckenried is in the Swiss Alps in Nidwalden, Switzerland.

How can I get to Beckenried?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Beckenried are Zurich, Basel and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. There are 10 airports within three hours drive. Zurich is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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