Einsiedeln - Ski Area Guide

Einsiedeln, Switzerland

Ski Resort in Swiss Alps - 8km of Piste (900m to 1,113m)

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.

 Einsiedeln Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Einsiedeln is 5cm, expected on 1 May, with around 7cm forecast over the next 7 days. There is some snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.

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Who is Einsiedeln good for?

Einsiedeln Ski Facts
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Einsiedeln Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Einsiedeln
 3 Blue Pistes
8kmDownhill Pistes
91kmCross Country Pistes
5Ski Lifts

Einsiedeln Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Einsiedeln
720mMax Vertical
1620mResort Altitude (Einsiedeln)
1113mHighest Lift
900mLowest Piste


The Swiss Ski Resort of Einsiedeln has direct access to 8km of downhill skiing, with 3 individual pistes, served by 5 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

There are seven Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Einsiedeln are perfectly feasible. Zurich Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Skiing in Einsiedeln

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

Snowboarding in Einsiedeln

Half-Pipe at Hoch-Ybrig

Einsiedeln in brief

Einsiedeln Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Very good for Beginners.
Ok for Snowboarding.

Einsiedeln Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Einsiedeln.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Einsiedeln.

Map of Einsiedeln

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Einsiedeln Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Einsiedeln is able to augment natural snow, on 2km of ski runs, with 5 Snow Cannons.

Einsiedeln Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 5 Ski Lifts of Einsiedeln are able to uplift 3,300 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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7nts CC, per person  inc. Flights


1nt RO, per night Room only

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from Airports including St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Basel and Zurich
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Warning :- Snow Sports are Dangerous! Skiing, snowboarding and all winter sports involve risk of serious injury or death. You MUST confirm all information, especially snow and weather conditions, in Einsiedeln before you ski or board. You participate at your own risk.

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