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Grächen Ski Resort Guide

Grächen, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length44km27 miles
Highest Lift2,890m9,482ft
Resort Height1,620m5,315ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Grächen

The ski area of Grächen is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,620m5,315ft, with 44km27 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Grächen has direct access to 44km27 miles of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,620m5,315ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,890m9,482ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Grächen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Grächen offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Grächen is 5km3 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Grächen?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 15 April.

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Ski Area Stats

Grächen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 
Downhill
Total Length
44km27 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
2km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Altitudes & Slopes

Grächen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,890m9,482ft
Lowest Piste1,620m5,315ft
Resort Altitude (Grächen)1,620m5,315ft
Max Vertical1,270m4,167ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Grächen
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

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Location and Map

Where is Grächen?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in St. Niklaus, Visp.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Grächen is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Milan Malpensa, Berne and Annecy airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 10,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 19 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Grächen open?

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

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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

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