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Maloja

Maloja Ski Resort Guide

Maloja, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders, Snowfall 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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Maloja

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.

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

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

Maloja offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Maloja?

The next notable snow forecast is 8cm3in, expected on 5 December.

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Ski Area Stats

Maloja Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
5km3 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
350km217 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
150km93 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
55

Altitudes

Maloja Ski Area Heights

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

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Maloja
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Maloja Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

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

Location and Map

Where is Maloja?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Engadine.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Maloja is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 133 minutes drive away.

Lugano, Innsbruck Airport, Bolzano, Zurich and Friedrichshafen airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km3 miles of ski runs, with 1 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Maloja open?

 Open from : December 19, 2020.

 Closes : April 4, 2021.

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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 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.

Maloja