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Kronberg Ski Resort Guide

Kronberg, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift1,660m5,446ft
Resort Height890m2,920ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Zurich
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Small ski area served by the bright yellow Kronberg cable car (tram). This is a popular year round attraction and serves the medium sized ski area at the top of the lift. When snow condiyions are good there's an excellent eight kilometre (five mile) red graded descent, the Talabfahrt, which passes the Scheidegg restaurant at 1352m en rourte down. There's a small beginners lift at the bottom of the cable car and a longer progression lift serving both intermediate and advanced terrain. Two surface lifts served by the top of the cable car add more intermediate terrain options.


The Swiss ski resort of Kronberg is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 890m2,920ft, with 20km12 miles of marked runs.

Kronberg has direct access to 20km12 miles of downhill skiing, with 8 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Kronberg?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Kronberg Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 16km10 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 2km1 miles
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Kronberg Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,660m5,446ft
Lowest Piste890m2,920ft
Resort Altitude (Kronberg)890m2,920ft
Max Vertical770m2,526ft

Kronberg Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Kronberg is 8km5 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Kronberg?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Appenzell Innerrhoden.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Kronberg is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 41 minutes drive away.

Zurich, Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Basel, Innsbruck Airport, Berne, Stuttgart and Lugano airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Kronberg 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 Kronberg, 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 Kronberg Tourist Office for the latest.