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Sils Ski Resort Guide

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Sils, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

Sils Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length70km43 miles
Highest Lift3,303m10,837ft
Resort Height1,797m5,896ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Lugano
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Sils at a glance

The philosopher Nietzsche thought Sils the most beautiful place on earth. Despite the omnipresence of its well known neighbour, the resort has excellent skiing and off-slope facilities of its own.

 When will it snow in Sils?

The next notable snow forecast for Sils is 2cm1in, expected on 20 August.

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Sils Facts, Stats and Ratings

Sils Rated

Ratings for Sils
Expert Skiers

How High is Sils?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Sils
Highest Lift3,303m10,837ft
Lowest Piste1,797m5,896ft
Resort Altitude (Sils)1,797m5,896ft
Max Vertical1,506m4,941ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Sils Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Sils
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
70km43 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
90km56 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Sils Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Sils has direct access to 70km43 miles of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,797m5,896ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,303m10,837ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Sils is 8km5 miles long.

 Skiing in Sils

Sils offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Beginner skiers.

 Snowboarding in Sils

Sils offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Sils.

When is Sils open?

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

Usual opening is Mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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

Snow Making

Sils is able to make snow, on 6km4 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts of Sils are able to uplift 7,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Sils?

Sils is in the Swiss Alps in Maloja, Graubünden, Switzerland.

How can I get to Sils?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Sils are St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Lugano and Innsbruck Airport. There are seven airports within three hours drive.


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