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Frutigen Ski Resort

Frutigen Resort Guide

Frutigen, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Frutigen Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length29km18 miles
Highest Lift2,340m7,677ft
Resort Height800m2,625ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Sion
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Frutigen at a glance

One of Europe's newest ski areas, linked by cable car in 1986, although first skied by British ski pioneer Sir Arnold Lunn 90 years ago. Frutigen is a small town with a population of 6350 and 10 hotels and guest houses, facilities include an indoor pool complex.

 When will it snow in Frutigen?

The next notable snow forecast for Frutigen is 16cm6in, expected on 12 April.

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Frutigen Facts, Stats and Ratings

Frutigen Rated

Ratings for Frutigen
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Frutigen?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Frutigen
Highest Lift2,340m7,677ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft
Resort Altitude (Frutigen)800m2,625ft
Max Vertical1,540m5,052ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Frutigen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Frutigen
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 17km11 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 9km6 miles
Total Length
29km18 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
34km21 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Frutigen Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Frutigen has direct access to 29km18 miles of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,340m7,677ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Frutigen is 6km4 miles long.

Skiing in Frutigen

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

Snowboarding in Frutigen

Frutigen offers some good boarding.

When is Frutigen open?

 Closed : April 4, 2020.


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

Snow Making

Frutigen is able to make snow, on 10km6 miles of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts of Frutigen are able to uplift 4,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Frutigen?

Frutigen is in the Swiss Alps in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland.

How can I get to Frutigen?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Frutigen are Berne, Sion and Basel. There are nine airports within three hours drive. Berne is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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