Review of snowboarding and skiing in Andermatt Switzerland.
Andermatt Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1883 the Swiss ski resort Andermatt lies at 1436 metres altitude in the Central region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2963m Andermatt ski area is snow sure. Over 1 snow cannons ensure artificial Andermatt snow making covers 5km of ski trails, which equates to around 4 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Andermatt (Switzerland) is Zürich at a distance of 140km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Andermatt ski season runs from November to April.
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Skiing in Andermatt
Skiing Andermatt you'll enjoy ? pistes and trails and that means approximately 120km of ski runs. Andermatt lifts number 20 with the capacity to uplift 21720 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Andermatt is over 5km long. Ski Andermatt summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Andermatt.
Andermatt Ski Area
Andermatt ski area has ?% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced ski slopes and ?% for expert skiers - the most difficult Andermatt piste is the ?km Gletscher Abfahrt run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Andermatt after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Andermatt for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Andermatt
If you snowboard Andermatt you'll want to know that, of the 20 ski lifts in total, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Andermatt snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Andermatt snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Andermatt for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Andermatt Apres Ski
The apres ski Andermatt scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
5 apres ski bars 24 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 5 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.
Andermatt for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Andermatt Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Andermatt resort - ski Andermatt by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of Andermatt ski resort is also known as Andermatt Gemsstock and has the following common misspellings:
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The direction which the various Andermatt ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Andermatt ski resort has ski slopes facing ?.
Andermatt for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Andermatt reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.