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S-Chanf Ski Resort Guide

S-Chanf, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers and Snowfall.
Highest Lift1,950m6,398ft
Resort Height1,670m5,479ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Innsbruck Airport
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A small village with limited local skiing on the edge of the Swiss national park. S Chanf is also most northerly of the Engadin Ski Pass resorts and is linked by train to St Moritz and the larger ski areas within the region.


The Swiss ski resort of S-Chanf is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,670m5,479ft.

S-Chanf has direct access to a single marked piste, served by a single ski lift.

The ski resort itself is at 1,670m5,479ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


S-Chanf offers good sking, particularly, for Expert skiers.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in S-Chanf.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in S-Chanf?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm3in, expected on 12 May, with around 13cm5in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for S-Chanf

Ski Area Stats

S-Chanf Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


S-Chanf Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,950m6,398ft
Lowest Piste1,670m5,479ft
Resort Altitude (S-Chanf)1,670m5,479ft
Max Vertical280m919ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for S-Chanf
Expert Skiers

Location and Map

Where is S-Chanf?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Maloja, Graubünden.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to S-Chanf is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 123 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Bolzano, Lugano, Friedrichshafen, Bergamo, Zurich and Milan Linate airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The one ski lift is able to uplift 500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is S-Chanf 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 S-Chanf, 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 S-Chanf Tourist Office for the latest.