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Niederrickenbach Ski Resort Guide

Niederrickenbach, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height1,233m4,045ft
 Nearest AirportsZurich and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
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Three separate lifts, with reports that the chair lift has closed at Haldigrat.


The Swiss ski resort of Niederrickenbach is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,233m4,045ft.

Niederrickenbach has direct access to a total of 4 ski lifts.


We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Niederrickenbach. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Niederrickenbach?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Niederrickenbach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Niederrickenbach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Lowest Piste1,233m4,045ft
Resort Altitude (Niederrickenbach)1,233m4,045ft
Max Vertical767m2,516ft

Niederrickenbach Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Niederrickenbach is 2km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Niederrickenbach?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Nidwalden.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Niederrickenbach is Zurich, 75 minutes drive away.

Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Basel, Berne, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Lugano, Friedrichshafen, Strasbourg, Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 2,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km1 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

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