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Churwalden Ski Resort Guide

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Churwalden, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 1 ratings)

Churwalden Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length51km32 miles
Highest Lift2,230m7,316ft
Resort Height1,229m4,032ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Churwalden at a glance

A medium sized resort and the closest to Chur in the lift linked region which includes larger Lenzerheide Valbella and Parpan.

This Walser village is situated halvway between Chur and Lenzerheide. Two chair lifts transport experienced skiers directly to the ski slopes whilst children and beginners can have fun on the practice slopes right by the village.

The longest all year-round toboggan run in the world is a true highlight: with its 31 turns, 480 vertical metre descents and a total length of over 3.1 kilometres (nearly two miles), it offers lots of high-speed fun for all ages. The resort also boasts the highest rope park in the world.

 When will it snow in Churwalden?

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

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Churwalden Facts, Stats and Ratings

Churwalden Rated

Ratings for Churwalden

How High is Churwalden?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Churwalden
Highest Lift2,230m7,316ft
Lowest Piste1,229m4,032ft
Resort Altitude (Churwalden)1,229m4,032ft
Max Vertical1,001m3,284ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Churwalden Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Churwalden
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 26km16 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 25km16 miles
Total Length
51km32 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Churwalden Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Churwalden has direct access to 51km32 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

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

On the Mountain

 Skiing in Churwalden

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

 Snowboarding in Churwalden

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Churwalden.

 Mountain Biking in Churwalden

There is downhill mountain biking available and you can rent Mountain Bikes in Churwalden.

When is Churwalden open?

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


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

Snow Making

Churwalden is able to make snow, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts of Churwalden are able to uplift 3,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Churwalden?

Churwalden is in the Swiss Alps in Switzerland.

How can I get to Churwalden?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Churwalden 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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