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Wangs Ski Resort Guide

Wangs, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift2,227m7,306ft
Resort Height511m1,677ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Picturesque village close to rail and motorway access and the spa resort of Bad Ragaz with which it shares the Pizol mountain. Low altitude irrelevant to ski conditions as a two stage gondola takes skiers up to 1830m.


The Swiss ski resort of Wangs is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 511m1,677ft, with 40km25 miles of marked runs.

Wangs has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 13 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,227m7,306ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Wangs?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 25 June, with around 24cm9in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Wangs

Ski Area Stats

Wangs Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 21km13 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 18km11 miles
Total Length
40km25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
8km5 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Wangs Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,227m7,306ft
Lowest Piste511m1,677ft
Resort Altitude (Wangs)511m1,677ft
Max Vertical1,716m5,630ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Wangs
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Wangs Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Wangs is 6km4 miles long.


Allowed on all slopes/lifts.

Location and Map

Where is Wangs?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Sarganserland, St. Gallen.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Wangs is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 47 minutes drive away.

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

St. Gallen-Altenrhein is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 13 ski lifts are able to uplift 20,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Wangs 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 Wangs, 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 Wangs Tourist Office for the latest.

Wangs Webcams

The Webcams in Wangs are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.