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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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The ski area 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.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Maloja offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Maloja?

The next notable snow forecast is 6cm2in, expected on 21 July.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Maloja

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
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
350km217 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
150km93 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

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

Ski Lessons in Maloja

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Maloja Ski Schools and Maloja Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Maloja?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Bregaglia, Region Maloja.


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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.


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?

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.