Pontresina - Ski Area Guide

Pontresina, Switzerland

Ski Resort in Swiss Alps (1,700m to 3,300m)

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.

 Pontresina Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Pontresina is 13cm, expected on 2 April, with around 49cm forecast over the next 7 days. There is significant snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.

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Who is Pontresina good for?

Pontresina Ski Facts
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Pontresina Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Pontresina
 3 Black Pistes (17km)
14Red Pistes (12km)
 6 Blue Pistes
210kmCross Country Pistes
24Ski Lifts

Pontresina Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Pontresina
1600mMax Vertical
3300mHighest Lift
1800mResort Altitude (Pontresina)
1700mLowest Piste


The Swiss Ski Resort of Pontresina has direct access to 47 individual pistes, served by 24 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

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.

Pontresina in brief

Pontresina Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.

Pontresina Season Dates


 Closes : May 21, 2017.

Usual opening - Mid Oct.

Usual closing - Late May.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Pontresina.

Pontresina Webcams

The Webcams in Pontresina are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.

Map of Pontresina

Full Page Map of Pontresina

Pontresina Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Pontresina is able to augment natural snow, on 2km of ski runs, with 40 Snow Cannons.

Pontresina Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 24 Ski Lifts of Pontresina are able to uplift 33,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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7nts CC, per person  inc. Flights


1nt RO, per night Room only

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from Airports including St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Bolzano, Friedrichshafen, Innsbruck Airport and Lugano
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  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

Pontresina Information

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Pontresina Snow Report

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Snow Conditions in Pontresina
Good Snow

For current snow conditions, see our Pontresina Snow Report.

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Skiing at Pontresina

For more information contact Pontresina Tourist Office.

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