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Urmein / Oberheinzenberg

Urmein / Oberheinzenberg Ski Resort Guide

Urmein / Oberheinzenberg, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length21km13 miles
Highest Lift2,183m7,162ft
Resort Height1,253m4,111ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Lugano
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Urmein / Oberheinzenberg

The Swiss ski resort of Urmein / Oberheinzenberg is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,253m4,111ft, with 21km13 miles of marked runs.


Urmein / Oberheinzenberg has direct access to 21km13 miles of downhill skiing, with 9 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,183m7,162ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Urmein / Oberheinzenberg.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Urmein / Oberheinzenberg is 12km7 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Lesch - Solwarz', which is 3km2 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Urmein / Oberheinzenberg?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 5 December, with around 9cm4in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Urmein / Oberheinzenberg Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 7km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 3 7km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 7km4 miles
Total Length
21km13 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Urmein / Oberheinzenberg Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,183m7,162ft
Lowest Piste1,253m4,111ft
Resort Altitude (Urmein / Oberheinzenberg)1,253m4,111ft
Max Vertical930m3,051ft

Location and Map

Where is Urmein / Oberheinzenberg?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Urmein / Oberheinzenberg is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 81 minutes drive away.

Lugano, Friedrichshafen, Zurich, Memmingen, Milan Malpensa, Basel, Milan Linate, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Innsbruck Airport airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 2,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 8 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Urmein / Oberheinzenberg 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 Urmein / Oberheinzenberg, 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 Urmein / Oberheinzenberg Tourist Office for the latest.

Urmein / Oberheinzenberg