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Bürchen Ski Resort Guide

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Bürchen, Switzerland

Bürchen Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length25km16 miles
Highest Lift2,540m8,333ft
Resort Height1,350m4,429ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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Bürchen at a glance

Bürchen is in the Swiss Alps in Switzerland at an altitude of 1,350m4,429ft with 25km16 miles of marked runs.

 When will it snow in Bürchen?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Bürchen.

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Bürchen Facts, Stats and Ratings

Bürchen Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Bürchen
Highest Lift2,540m8,333ft
Lowest Piste1,480m4,856ft
Resort Altitude (Bürchen)1,350m4,429ft
Max Vertical1,190m3,904ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Bürchen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Bürchen
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 8km5 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 8km5 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 9km6 miles
Total Length
25km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
25km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Bürchen Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Bürchen has direct access to 25km16 miles of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,540m8,333ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Bürchen is 3km2 miles long.

 Skiing in Bürchen

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

 Snowboarding in Bürchen

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

When is Bürchen open?

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


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

Snow Making

Bürchen is able to make snow, on 13km8 miles of ski runs, with 4 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts of Bürchen are able to uplift 6,350 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Bürchen?

Bürchen is in the Swiss Alps in Raron, Valais, Switzerland.

How can I get to Bürchen?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Bürchen are Sion, Berne and Milan Malpensa. There are six airports within three hours drive. Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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