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Flims Ski Resort Guide

Flims, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length235km146 miles
Highest Lift3,018m9,902ft
Resort Height1,100m3,609ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Lugano
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The Swiss ski resort of Flims is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,100m3,609ft, with 235km146 miles of marked runs.


Flims is part of the Flims-Laax-Falera ski area with access to 470km292 miles of downhill skiing, with 103 marked pistes, served by a total of 63 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Flims itself (235km146 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Flims-Laax-Falera ski resorts of Falera and Laax. Flims is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Falera and Laax.

With ski lifts as high as 3,018m9,902ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Flims is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Flims.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Flims is 17km11 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Fatschas 65'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Flims?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 6 February, with around 5cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Flims Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 90km56 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1270km43 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1575km47 miles
Total Length
235km146 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
54km34 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Flims-Laax-Falera Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
470km292 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Flims Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,018m9,902ft
Lowest Piste1,100m3,609ft
Resort Altitude (Flims)1,100m3,609ft
Max Vertical1,918m6,293ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Flims
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Flims?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Flims-Laax-Falera, Graubünden.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Flims is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 71 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 33 ski lifts are able to uplift 42,410 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 25km16 miles of ski runs, with 225 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Flims open?

 Closes : April 16, 2023*

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

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