Review of snowboarding and skiing in Murren Switzerland.
Murren Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1911 the Swiss ski resort Murren lies at 1650 metres altitude in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2970m Murren ski area is snow sure. Over 3 snow cannons ensure artificial Murren snow making covers 15km of ski trails, which equates to around 1 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Murren (Switzerland) is Zürich at a distance of 150km or approximately 180 minutes driving time. Murren ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Murren Switzerland
0 runs 0km
8 runs 11km
11 runs 31km
6 runs 6km
Skiing in Murren
Skiing Murren you'll enjoy 26 pistes and trails and that means approximately 53km of ski runs. Murren lifts number 16 with the capacity to uplift 11300 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Murren is over 15.8km long.
Murren Ski Area
Murren ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 30% intermediate, 42% advanced ski slopes and 23% for expert skiers - the most difficult Murren piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Murren after dark.
Murren for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Murren
If you snowboard Murren you'll want to know that, of the 16 ski lifts in total, 2 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Murren snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Murren snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Murren for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Murren Apres Ski
The apres ski Murren scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
3 apres ski bars 20 restaurants 0 bowling 3 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 1 solariums 4 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 3 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 15 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Badminton, Curling, Steam Bath.
Murren for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Murren Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Murren resort - ski Murren by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of Murren ski resort is also known as Murren Schilthorn, Schiltgrat, Maulerhubel, Winteregg, Allmend-hubel and has the following common misspellings:
Murren ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Murren 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. Murren ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Murren for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Murren reviews, 3.3 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.