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Einsiedeln Ski Resort

Einsiedeln Resort Guide

Einsiedeln, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Einsiedeln Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length8km5 miles
Highest Lift1,113m3,652ft
Resort Height1,620m5,315ft
 Nearest AirportsZurich and Basel
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Einsiedeln at a glance

Located on the banks of the Sihlsee, Einsiedeln has three drag lifts of its own, but is a short drive from the Hoch-Ybrig Plus pass area access cable car up the valley at Brunni. The village is dominated by its monastery, which is the largest and best preserved baroque building in Switzerland.

 When will it snow in Einsiedeln?

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

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Einsiedeln Facts, Stats and Ratings

Einsiedeln Rated

Ratings for Einsiedeln
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Einsiedeln?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Einsiedeln
Resort Altitude (Einsiedeln)1,620m5,315ft
Highest Lift1,113m3,652ft
Lowest Piste900m2,953ft
Max Vertical720m2,362ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Einsiedeln Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Einsiedeln
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
8km5 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
91km57 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Einsiedeln Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Einsiedeln has direct access to 8km5 miles of downhill skiing, with 3 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,620m5,315ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Einsiedeln is 1km1 miles long.

Skiing in Einsiedeln

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

Snowboarding in Einsiedeln

Half-Pipe at Hoch-Ybrig

When is Einsiedeln open?

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

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

Snow Making

Einsiedeln is able to make snow, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 5 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts of Einsiedeln are able to uplift 3,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Einsiedeln?

Einsiedeln is in the Swiss Alps in Schwyz, Switzerland.

How can I get to Einsiedeln?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Einsiedeln are Zurich, Basel and St. Gallen-Altenrhein. 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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