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Grächen Ski Resort

Grächen Resort Guide

Grächen, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Grächen Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift2,890m9,482ft
Resort Height1,620m5,315ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Grächen at a glance

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.

 When will it snow in Grächen?

The next notable snow forecast for Grächen is 16cm6in, expected on 30 March, with around 22cm9in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Grächen Facts, Stats and Ratings

Grächen Rated

Ratings for Grächen
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Grächen?

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

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Grächen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Grächen
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
40km25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
2km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Grächen Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Grächen has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 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.

On the Mountain

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

Skiing in Grächen

Grächen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Grächen

Grächen offers some good boarding.

When is Grächen open?

 Closes : April 12, 2020.

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

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

Snow Making

Grächen is able to make snow, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 19 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts of Grächen are able to uplift 10,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Grächen?

Grächen is in the Swiss Alps in Visp, Valais, Switzerland.

How can I get to Grächen?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Grächen are Sion, Geneva and Milan Malpensa. There are five airports within three hours drive.


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