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Bettmeralp

Bettmeralp Ski Resort Guide

Bettmeralp, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length33km21 miles
Highest Lift2,643m8,671ft
Resort Height1,950m6,398ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Bettmeralp

A peaceful (car-free), high-altitude but traditional village linked to Betten below by cable car. The 30 KM of local piste are linked to 100km in the Aletsch area and the resort boasts indoor tennis, pool, bowling, sauna and gym.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Bettmeralp is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,950m6,398ft, with 33km21 miles of marked runs.

Bettmeralp is part of the Aletsch ski area with access to 104km65 miles of downhill skiing, with 49 marked pistes, served by a total of 23 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Bettmeralp itself (33km21 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Aletsch ski resorts of Fiescheralp and Riederalp.

The ski resort itself is at 1,950m6,398ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,643m8,671ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Bettmeralp offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bettmeralp?

The next notable snow forecast is 25cm10in, expected on 26 October, with around 30cm12in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Bettmeralp Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 20km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 10km6 miles
Downhill
Total Length
33km21 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
8km5 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
14

Aletsch Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 12km7 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2350km31 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2242km26 miles
Downhill
Total Length
104km65 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
23

Altitudes

Bettmeralp Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,643m8,671ft
Lowest Piste1,950m6,398ft
Resort Altitude (Bettmeralp)1,950m6,398ft
Max Vertical693m2,274ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bettmeralp
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Bettmeralp Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bettmeralp is 5km3 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Bettmeralp?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Aletsch, Valais.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bettmeralp is Sion, 90 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Milan Malpensa, Basel and Lugano airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 15,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km4 miles of ski runs, with 102 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Bettmeralp open?

 Open from : December 5, 2020*
*Aletsch.

 Closes : April 9, 2021*
*Aletsch.

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

Piste Map

Bettmeralp Piste Map
Bettmeralp

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bettmeralp, 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.

Visit the Bettmeralp Tourist Office for the latest.

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