Ernen - Ski Area Guide

Ernen, Switzerland

Ski Resort in Swiss Alps (1,235m to 2,292m)

A typical small ski area that was unusually rescued from bankruptcy in 2007 when a British investor paid one Swiss France (less than a pound, dollar or a Euro) to take over running it. The village has been saved for the time being and the new owner has plans for new hotels and higher altitude lifts.

 Ernen Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Ernen is 29cm, expected on 26 April, with around 52cm 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 Ernen good for?

Ernen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Ernen
 1 Black Piste
 6 Red Pistes
 1 Blue Piste
4Ski Lifts

Ernen Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Ernen
1057mMax Vertical
2292mHighest Lift
1237mResort Altitude (Ernen)
1235mLowest Piste


The Swiss Ski Resort of Ernen has direct access to 8 individual pistes, served by 4 ski lifts.

With skiing above 2000 metres, snow cover is generally reliable.

There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Ernen are perfectly feasible.

Skiing in Ernen

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Ernen

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Ernen.

Ernen in brief

Ernen Ski Resort is:
Good for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Snowboarding.

Ernen Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Ernen.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Ernen.

Map of Ernen

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Ernen Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Ernen is able to augment natural snow, on 4km of ski runs,.

Ernen Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 4 Ski Lifts of Ernen are able to uplift 3,270 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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7nts CC, per person  inc. Flights


1nt RO, per night Room only

Airport Transfers
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from Airports including Milan Malpensa, Sion, Berne, Lugano and Zurich
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Which countries can you Ski or Board in?

  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

Ernen Information

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Skiing at Ernen

For more information contact Ernen Tourist Office.

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Note :- The information on J2Ski concerning Ernen, where not clearly factual, is opinion only and is neither definitive or exhaustive.
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 Ernen before you ski or board. You participate at your own risk.

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