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Chur Ski Resort

Chur Resort Guide

Chur, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Chur Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length25km16 miles
Highest Lift2,174m7,133ft
Resort Height600m1,969ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Chur at a glance

An excellent base for day trips to the major ski areas of Graubünden - Arosa; Lenzerheide, Flims and many others are easy to reach. Chur itself is an historic and cosmpolitan centre with a wide variety of shops and activities, as well as a ski area of its own which is directly accessible from the town centre by cable car.

 When will it snow in Chur?

The next notable snow forecast for Chur is 36cm14in, expected on 29 September.

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Chur Facts, Stats and Ratings

Chur Rated

Ratings for Chur
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Chur?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Chur
Highest Lift2,174m7,133ft
Lowest Piste600m1,969ft
Resort Altitude (Chur)600m1,969ft
Max Vertical1,574m5,164ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Chur Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Chur
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 7km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 6km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 8km5 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 4km2 miles
Total Length
25km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
5km3 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Chur Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Chur has direct access to 25km16 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,174m7,133ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Chur - On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Chur is 6km4 miles long.

Skiing in Chur

Chur offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Chur

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

When is Chur open?

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


Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Early April.

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

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts of Chur are able to uplift 3,050 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Chur?

Chur is in the Swiss Alps in Plessur, Grisons, Switzerland.

How can I get to Chur?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Chur are St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen and Zurich. There are 10 airports 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.


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