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Heiden Ski Resort

Heiden Resort Guide

Heiden, Switzerland

Heiden Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift1,100m3,609ft
Resort Height810m2,657ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Heiden at a glance

On a sunny terrace overlooking Lake Constance (Bodensee) and nestled among the rolling hills of Appenzell Vorderland lies the holiday and health resort, Heiden (810m above sea level and 400m. above Lake Constance).

Back in the 19th century Heiden became a regular haunt of guests seeking a change of air, relaxation and convalesence, largely owing to its discovery by the world renowned Berlin eye specialist, Prof. Dr. Albrecht von Graefe und Dr. Heinrich Frenkel, the founder of movement therapy – both of whom played a major role in enhanclng Heiden’s reputation as a health resort worldwide.

 When will it snow in Heiden?

The next notable snow forecast for Heiden is 12cm5in, expected on 26 February, with around 56cm22in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Heiden Facts, Stats and Ratings

Heiden Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Heiden
Highest Lift1,100m3,609ft
Lowest Piste810m2,657ft
Resort Altitude (Heiden)810m2,657ft
Max Vertical290m951ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Heiden Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Heiden
Cross Country
Total Length
1km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Heiden Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Heiden has direct access to a total of 4 ski lifts.

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

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Heiden is 1km1 miles long.

Skiing in Heiden

We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Heiden. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.

Snowboarding in Heiden

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

When is Heiden open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Heiden.

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

Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts of Heiden are able to uplift 3,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Heiden?

Heiden is in the Swiss Alps in Vorderland, Appenzell Outer Rhodes, Switzerland.

How can I get to Heiden?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Heiden are St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen and Zurich. There are 10 airports within three hours drive. Friedrichshafen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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