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Filzbach

Filzbach Ski Resort Guide

Filzbach, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length12km7 miles
Highest Lift1,629m5,344ft
Resort Height707m2,320ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Zurich
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Filzbach

A small ski region, popular with local skiers and snowboarders but also attractive for those looking for a calm area away from mass-tourism.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Filzbach is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 707m2,320ft, with 12km7 miles of marked runs.

Filzbach has direct access to 12km7 miles of downhill skiing, with 5 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

Skiing

Filzbach offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Filzbach?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Filzbach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 6km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 5km3 miles
Downhill
Total Length
12km7 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
4km2 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
4

Altitudes

Filzbach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,629m5,344ft
Lowest Piste707m2,320ft
Resort Altitude (Filzbach)707m2,320ft
Max Vertical922m3,025ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Filzbach
Expert Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Apres-Ski

Filzbach Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Filzbach is 7km4 miles long.

Snowboarding

Popular for local snow boarders because of the low prices.

Location and Map

Where is Filzbach?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Glarus.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Filzbach is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 54 minutes drive away.

Zurich, Friedrichshafen, Basel, Memmingen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Lugano, Berne and Innsbruck Airport airports are all within three hours drive.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Zurich are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 4,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Filzbach open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Filzbach, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Filzbach Tourist Office for the latest.

Filzbach