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Wildhaus Ski Resort Guide

Wildhaus, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift2,262m7,421ft
Resort Height1,550m5,085ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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An attractive and friendly village with a varied ski area linked to the lifts of Unterwasser and Alt St. Johann. Off-slope facilities include disco, three indoor pools, five saunas, bowling alley and a shooting range.


The Swiss ski resort of Wildhaus is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,550m5,085ft, with 20km12 miles of marked runs.

Wildhaus has direct access to 20km12 miles of downhill skiing, with 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,550m5,085ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,262m7,421ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Wildhaus offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Wildhaus?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Wildhaus Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2139km24 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 11km7 miles
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Wildhaus Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,262m7,421ft
Lowest Piste1,550m5,085ft
Resort Altitude (Wildhaus)1,550m5,085ft
Max Vertical712m2,336ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Wildhaus
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Wildhaus Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Wildhaus is 7km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Chaserrugg Ostabfahrt'.


Jump Planet Area has obstacle course

Location and Map

Where is Wildhaus?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Wildhaus is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 36 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Zurich, Memmingen, Innsbruck Airport, Lugano, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Munich and Berne 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 nine ski lifts are able to uplift 17,170 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 10km6 miles of ski runs, with 24 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Wildhaus open?

 Open from : December 18, 2021.

 Closes : March 27, 2022.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Late March (Closes very end of March or very early April).

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 Wildhaus, 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.

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Wildhaus Webcams

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