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Gurten

Gurten Ski Resort Guide

Gurten, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift840m2,756ft
Resort Height450m1,476ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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Gurten

The Swiss ski resort of Gurten is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 450m1,476ft.

Summary

Gurten has direct access to 2 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Gurten.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gurten?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Gurten.

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Ski Area Stats

Gurten Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
3

Altitudes

Gurten Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift840m2,756ft
Lowest Piste450m1,476ft
Resort Altitude (Gurten)450m1,476ft
Max Vertical390m1,280ft

Location and Map

Where is Gurten?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Bern.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gurten is Berne, 20 minutes drive away.

Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Sion, Geneva, Annecy, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Chambery and Strasbourg airports are all within three hours drive.

Berne is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Gurten open?

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

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Gurten, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Gurten Tourist Office for the latest.

Gurten