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Pontresina Ski Resort

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Pontresina, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Pontresina Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length29km18 miles
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Resort Height1,800m5,906ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Innsbruck Airport
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Pontresina at a glance

Located on sunny south-west facing slope in the highest valley of the Upper Engadin, Pontresina is a strung out village in the midst of thich pine and larch forests. The majestic Piz Bernina rises 4000m above. Runs of up to 10km through stunning glacier scenery.

 When will it snow in Pontresina?

The next notable snow forecast for Pontresina is 9cm3in, expected on 24 September.

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Pontresina Facts, Stats and Ratings

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

How High is Pontresina?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Pontresina
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Resort Altitude (Pontresina)1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste1,700m5,577ft
Max Vertical1,600m5,249ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Pontresina Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Pontresina
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 17km11 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1412km7 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Downhill
Total Length
29km18 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
210km130 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
24
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Pontresina Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Pontresina has direct access to 29km18 miles of downhill skiing, with 47 marked pistes, served by a total of 24 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m5,906ft, 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.

Pontresina Overview

Located on sunny south-west facing slope in the highest valley of the Upper Engadin, Pontresina is a strung out village in the midst of thich pine and larch forests. The majestic Piz Bernina rises 4000m above.

Pontresina - On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Pontresina is 10km6 miles long.

Skiing in Pontresina

Pontresina offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Pontresina

Obstacle Park, Freestyle Park Languard, A natural halfpipe at Diavalezza, 800m.

When is Pontresina open?

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

 Closed.

Usual opening is mid October, and usual closing is Late May.

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

Snow Making

Pontresina is able to make snow, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 40 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 24 ski lifts of Pontresina are able to uplift 33,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Pontresina?

Pontresina is in the Swiss Alps in Maloja, Grisons, Switzerland.

How can I get to Pontresina?

 By Air

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

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