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Melchsee-Frutt Ski Resort

Melchsee-Frutt Resort Guide

Melchsee-Frutt, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Melchsee-Frutt Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates and Beginners.
Total Piste Length32km20 miles
Highest Lift2,255m7,398ft
Resort Height1,080m3,543ft
 Nearest AirportsZurich and Basel
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Melchsee-Frutt at a glance

Sandwiched between Engelberg and Hasliberg's ski areas, Frutt is a high altitude holiday village by the Melchsee Lake, reached by cable car from Stöckalp in the valley below. Skiing for all standards on pistes up to eight kilometres (five miles) long.

 When will it snow in Melchsee-Frutt?

The next notable snow forecast for Melchsee-Frutt is 12cm5in, expected on 13 April, with around 23cm9in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Melchsee-Frutt Facts, Stats and Ratings

Melchsee-Frutt Rated

Ratings for Melchsee-Frutt
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Melchsee-Frutt?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Melchsee-Frutt
Highest Lift2,255m7,398ft
Lowest Piste1,080m3,543ft
Resort Altitude (Melchsee-Frutt)1,080m3,543ft
Max Vertical1,175m3,855ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Melchsee-Frutt Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Melchsee-Frutt
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 12km7 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 11km7 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 9km6 miles
Total Length
32km20 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
15km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Melchsee-Frutt Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Melchsee-Frutt has direct access to 32km20 miles of downhill skiing, with 13 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,255m7,398ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Melchsee-Frutt is 9km6 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Bonistock Stockap', which is 5km3 miles in length.

Skiing in Melchsee-Frutt

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding in Melchsee-Frutt

Melchsee-Frutt offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Melchsee-Frutt.

When is Melchsee-Frutt open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Melchsee-Frutt.

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

Snow Making

Melchsee-Frutt is able to make snow, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 6 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts of Melchsee-Frutt are able to uplift 8,230 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Melchsee-Frutt?

Melchsee-Frutt is in the Swiss Alps in Kerns, Obwalden, Switzerland.

How can I get to Melchsee-Frutt?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Melchsee-Frutt are Zurich, Basel and Berne. There are eight airports within three hours drive.


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