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Maloja Ski Resort Guide

Maloja, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Maloja Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length350km217 miles
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Resort Height1,820m5,971ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Lugano
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The highest resort in the huge Engadin ski pass area, which includes St Moritz, but Maloja is not lift-linked to much of it. A major cross-country ski centre and home to the artist Segantini, for whom there is a museum in St Moritz as well as his grave here in Maloja.

Maloja Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Maloja is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,820m5,971ft, with 350km217 miles of marked runs.

Maloja is one of the larger Ski Resorts in Switzerland and has direct access to 350km217 miles of downhill skiing, with 4 marked pistes, served by a total of 55 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,820m5,971ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,300m10,827ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing in Maloja

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Maloja

Maloja offers some good boarding.

Maloja Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Maloja?

The next notable snow forecast for Maloja is 4cm2in, expected on 25 September, with around 25cm10in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Maloja

Ski Area Stats

Maloja Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Maloja
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
5km3 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
350km217 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
150km93 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Maloja Altitudes

Maloja Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Maloja
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Resort Altitude (Maloja)1,820m5,971ft
Lowest Piste1,700m5,577ft
Max Vertical1,600m5,249ft

Maloja Rated

Ratings for Maloja
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Maloja Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

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

Location and Map

Where is Maloja?

Maloja is in the Swiss Alps in Engadine, Switzerland.

Map of Maloja

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How to get to Maloja

 By Air

The nearest airports to Maloja are St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Lugano and Innsbruck Airport. There are six airports within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 55 ski lifts of Maloja are able to uplift 1,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Maloja is able to make snow, on 5km3 miles of ski runs, with 1 snow cannons.

Maloja Season Dates

When is Maloja open?

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



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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Maloja, 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 Maloja Tourist Office for the latest.