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Sils Ski Resort Guide

Sils, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

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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The Swiss ski resort of Sils is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,797m5,896ft, with 70km43 miles of marked runs.


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.


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


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

Notable Ski Runs

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sils?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 4 February, with around 2cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Sils Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
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


Sils Ski Area Heights

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

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sils
Expert Skiers

Ski Lessons in Sils

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Sils Ski Schools and Sils Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Sils?

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 Sils is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 129 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 6km4 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sils open?

 Closes : April 23, 2023.

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

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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