Pontresina - Ski Area Guide
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 17cm, expected on 28 February, with around 20cm 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.
Who is Pontresina good for?
Pontresina Ski Area
|3||Black Pistes (17km)|
|14||Red Pistes (12km)|
|210km||Cross Country Pistes|
Pontresina Ski Area Height
|1800m||Resort Altitude (Pontresina)|
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.
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.
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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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Skiing at Pontresina
For more information contact Pontresina Tourist Office.