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Pontresina - Ski Area Guide

Pontresina, Switzerland

Ski Resort in Swiss Alps (1,700m5,577ft to 3,300m10,827ft). Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

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 3cm1in, expected on 23 April, with around 27cm11in 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?

Ratings for Pontresina
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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
Number of runs
Cross Country
Total Length
210km130 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Pontresina Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Pontresina
Max Vertical1,600m5,249ft
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Resort Altitude (Pontresina)1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste1,700m5,577ft
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The Swiss Ski Resort of Pontresina has direct access to 47 individual pistes, served by 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.

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 6, 2018.

Usual opening - Mid Oct.

Usual closing - Late May.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Pontresina.

Map of Pontresina

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Pontresina Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Pontresina is able to augment natural snow, on 2km1 miles 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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