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Schwyz Ski Resort

Schwyz Resort Guide

Schwyz, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Schwyz Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers.
Highest Lift1,570m5,151ft
Resort Height516m1,693ft
 Nearest AirportsZurich and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Schwyz at a glance

Lying on the shore of the Lauerzersee, Schwyz is one of several small to medium size villages which have networked their lifts to create an increasingly substantial and varied ski area. 30 lifts and 100 KM of trails with neighbouring Hoch-Ybrig ski area.

 When will it snow in Schwyz?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Schwyz.

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Schwyz Facts, Stats and Ratings

Schwyz Rated

Ratings for Schwyz
Expert Skiers

How High is Schwyz?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Schwyz
Highest Lift1,570m5,151ft
Lowest Piste516m1,693ft
Resort Altitude (Schwyz)516m1,693ft
Max Vertical1,054m3,458ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Schwyz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Schwyz
Cross Country
Total Length
45km28 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Schwyz Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Schwyz has direct access to a total of 8 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Schwyz is 3km2 miles long.

Skiing in Schwyz

Schwyz offers good sking, particularly, for Expert skiers.

Snowboarding in Schwyz

Schwyz offers some good boarding.

When is Schwyz open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Schwyz.

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

Snow Making

Schwyz is able to make snow, on 5km3 miles of ski runs,.

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts of Schwyz are able to uplift 5,050 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Schwyz?

Schwyz is in the Swiss Alps in Switzerland.

How can I get to Schwyz?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Schwyz are Zurich, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. There are 10 airports within three hours drive. Zurich is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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