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Elm, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Elm Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length35km22 miles
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Resort Height1,000m3,281ft
 Nearest AirportsZurich and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Elm at a glance

Picturesque old village and year round tourist destination. The Empächli cable cabin begins from Obmoos, just outside the village, and takes skiers up to the Schabell restaurant at the base of the main ski area above the tree line. There's also a sledge run back down to Elm from here.

 When will it snow in Elm?

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

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Elm Facts, Stats and Ratings

Elm Rated

Ratings for Elm
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Elm?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Elm
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Lowest Piste1,000m3,281ft
Resort Altitude (Elm)1,000m3,281ft
Max Vertical1,100m3,609ft

Elm Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Elm
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 20km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 15km9 miles
Total Length
35km22 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
10km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Elm Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Elm has direct access to 35km22 miles of downhill skiing, with 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m6,890ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Elm is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Steinibach', which is 5km3 miles in length.

 Skiing in Elm

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

 Snowboarding in Elm

Elm offers some good boarding.

When is Elm open?

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

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

Snow Making

Elm is able to make snow, on 8km5 miles of ski runs, with 7 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts of Elm are able to uplift 7,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Elm?

Elm is in the Swiss Alps in Glarus, Switzerland.

How can I get to Elm?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Elm are Zurich, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Basel. There are eight airports within three hours drive.


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