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Emmetten Ski Resort Guide

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Emmetten, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Emmetten Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length37km23 miles
Highest Lift1,938m6,358ft
Resort Height780m2,559ft
 Nearest AirportsZurich and Basel
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Emmetten at a glance

Year round traditional resort offering skiing on pretty tree-lined slopes over-looking a spectacular panorama of the Vierwaldstättersee lake and classic Alpine scenery beyond. Indoor pool and parascending / hang-gliding tuition available

 When will it snow in Emmetten?

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

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Emmetten Facts, Stats and Ratings

Emmetten Rated

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How High is Emmetten?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Emmetten
Highest Lift1,938m6,358ft
Lowest Piste780m2,559ft
Resort Altitude (Emmetten)780m2,559ft
Max Vertical1,158m3,799ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Emmetten Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Emmetten
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
19km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
13km8 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
2km1 miles
Total Length
37km23 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
3km2 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Emmetten Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Emmetten has direct access to 37km23 miles of downhill skiing, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Emmetten is 3km2 miles long.

 Skiing in Emmetten

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

 Snowboarding in Emmetten

Emmetten offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Emmetten.

When is Emmetten open?

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

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

Snow Making

Emmetten is able to make snow, on 5km3 miles of ski runs, with 3 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts of Emmetten are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Emmetten?

Emmetten is in the Swiss Alps in Nidwalden, Switzerland.

How can I get to Emmetten?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Emmetten are Zurich, Basel and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. 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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