Grächen - Ski Area Guide

Grächen, Switzerland

Ski Resort in Swiss Alps - 40km of Piste (1,620m to 2,890m)

Traditional and picturesque year round resort in stunning scenery and with an excellent resort infrastructure, including a first class sports centre. The childrens paradise play park is one of the world's best.

 Grächen Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Grächen is 14cm, expected on 25 April, with around 65cm forecast over the next 7 days. There is significant snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.

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Who is Grächen good for?

Grächen Ski Facts
Intermediate Skiers

Grächen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Grächen
 1 Black Piste
 7 Red Pistes
 4 Blue Pistes
 2 Green Pistes
40kmDownhill Pistes
2kmCross Country Pistes
12Ski Lifts

Grächen Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Grächen
1270mMax Vertical
2890mHighest Lift
1620mLowest Piste
1620mResort Altitude (Grächen)


The Swiss Ski Resort of Grächen has direct access to 40km of downhill skiing, with 18 individual pistes, served by 12 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Grächen are perfectly feasible. Sion Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Skiing in Grächen

Grächen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Grächen

Grächen offers some good boarding.

Grächen in brief

Grächen Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Good for Snowboarding.

Grächen Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Grächen.


Usual opening - Mid Dec.

Usual closing - Mid April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Grächen.

Map of Grächen

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Grächen Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Grächen is able to augment natural snow, on 1km of ski runs, with 19 Snow Cannons.

Grächen Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 12 Ski Lifts of Grächen are able to uplift 10,800 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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1nt RO, per night Room only

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Skiing at Grächen

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Note :- The information on J2Ski concerning Grächen, 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 Grächen before you ski or board. You participate at your own risk.

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