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Zweisimmen Ski Resort Guide

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Zweisimmen, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Zweisimmen Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length25km16 miles
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height950m3,117ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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Zweisimmen at a glance

At the German-speaking end of the rail-link included Gstaad ski pass and now lift linked to the ski areas above neighbouring Saanemöser, St. Stephan and Schönried. Zweisimmen also offers access to the 3000m Diablerets glacier for year-round skiing.

 When will it snow in Zweisimmen?

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

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Zweisimmen Facts, Stats and Ratings

Zweisimmen Rated

Ratings for Zweisimmen
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Zweisimmen?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Zweisimmen
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Lowest Piste950m3,117ft
Resort Altitude (Zweisimmen)950m3,117ft
Max Vertical1,050m3,445ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Zweisimmen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Zweisimmen
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
25km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
41km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Gstaad Mountain Rides Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Gstaad Mountain Rides
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1139km24 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
35101km63 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
50110km68 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
250km155 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
135km84 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Zweisimmen Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Zweisimmen is part of the Gstaad Mountain Rides ski area with access to 250km155 miles of downhill skiing, with 144 marked pistes, served by a total of 57 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Zweisimmen itself (25km16 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Gstaad Mountain Rides ski resorts of Château d'Oex, Gstaad, Saanen, Saanenmöser and Schönried.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Zweisimmen is 5km3 miles long.

 Skiing in Zweisimmen

Zweisimmen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

 Snowboarding in Zweisimmen

There's a terrain park called Vanille Noir in neighbouring Saanenmoser which has its own website at www.vanillenoir.com

When is Zweisimmen open?

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


Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Late March.

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

Snow Making

Zweisimmen is able to make snow, on 36km22 miles of ski runs, with 55 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts of Zweisimmen are able to uplift 11,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Zweisimmen?

Zweisimmen is in the Swiss Alps in Gstaad Mountain Rides, Bern, Switzerland.

How can I get to Zweisimmen?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Zweisimmen are Berne, Basel and Geneva. There are eight airports within three hours drive. Berne is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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