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Einsiedeln - Ski Area Guide

Einsiedeln, Switzerland

Ski Resort in Swiss Alps - 8km5 miles of Piste (900m2,953ft to 1,113m3,652ft). Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

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 3cm1in, expected on 26 March, with around 11cm4in forecast over the next 7 days. There is significant 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?

Ratings for Einsiedeln
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Einsiedeln Ski Area

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

Einsiedeln Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Einsiedeln
Max Vertical720m2,362ft
Resort Altitude (Einsiedeln)1,620m5,315ft
Highest Lift1,113m3,652ft
Lowest Piste900m2,953ft
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The Swiss Ski Resort of Einsiedeln has direct access to 8km5 miles of downhill skiing, with 3 individual pistes, served by 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.

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 2km1 miles 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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