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Samnaun Ski Resort

Samnaun Resort Guide

Samnaun, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Samnaun Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length200km124 miles
Highest Lift2,900m9,514ft
Resort Height1,840m6,037ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Samnaun at a glance

World-class centre on Austro-Swiss circuit linked to Ischgl since the early 1980s- together creating the largest, as well as the livliest ski area in the Eastern Alps. The high altitude ski area and extensive snowmaking also make for one of the continent's more snow sure destinations. Samnaun made the news in 1995/96 when it opened the world's first double-decker cable car (also the biggest ever at the time, carrying 180 skiers). It is the host of the annual World Santa Claus Championships at the start of the season each winter.

 When will it snow in Samnaun?

The next notable snow forecast for Samnaun is 15cm6in, expected on 12 November, with around 78cm31in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Samnaun Facts, Stats and Ratings

Samnaun Rated

Ratings for Samnaun
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

How High is Samnaun?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Samnaun
Highest Lift2,900m9,514ft
Resort Altitude (Samnaun)1,840m6,037ft
Lowest Piste1,400m4,593ft
Max Vertical1,500m4,921ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Samnaun Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Samnaun
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 9 65km40 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
48127km79 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1338km24 miles
Downhill
Total Length
200km124 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
7km4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
40

Silvretta Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Silvretta
Pistes
Number of runs
145
Downhill
Total Length
480km298 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
101
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Samnaun Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Samnaun is part of the Silvretta ski area with access to 480km298 miles of downhill skiing, with 145 marked pistes, served by a total of 101 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Samnaun itself (200km124 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Silvretta ski resorts of Galtür, Ischgl and Kappl.

The ski resort itself is at 1,840m6,037ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,900m9,514ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Samnaun Piste Map

Samnaun Piste Map
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On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Samnaun is 11km7 miles long.

Skiing in Samnaun

Samnaun offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Samnaun

Boarder's Paradise is one of the biggest snow parsk in Europe.

When is Samnaun open?

 Open (since November 28, 2019).

 Closes : May 2, 2020.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Early May.

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

Snow Making

Samnaun is able to make snow, with 260 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 40 ski lifts of Samnaun are able to uplift 78,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Samnaun?

Samnaun is in the Swiss Alps in Inn, Grisons, Switzerland.

How can I get to Samnaun?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Samnaun are Innsbruck Airport, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Bolzano. There are six airports within three hours drive.

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