Review of snowboarding and skiing in Silvaplana Switzerland.
Silvaplana Ski Holiday Facts
Established in ? the Swiss ski resort Silvaplana lies at 1870 metres altitude in the Graubünden region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3303m Silvaplana ski area is snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial Silvaplana snow making covers 5km of ski trails, which equates to around 18 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Silvaplana (Switzerland) is Zürich at a distance of 197km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Silvaplana ski season runs from November to May.
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Skiing in Silvaplana
Skiing Silvaplana you'll enjoy 12 pistes and trails and that means approximately 40km of ski runs. Silvaplana lifts number 7 with the capacity to uplift 5000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Silvaplana is over 8km long. Ski Silvaplana summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Silvaplana.
Silvaplana Ski Area
Silvaplana ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 8% intermediate, 83% advanced ski slopes and 8% for expert skiers - the most difficult Silvaplana piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Silvaplana after dark.
Silvaplana for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Silvaplana
If you snowboard Silvaplana you'll want to know that, of the 7 ski lifts in total, 3 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Silvaplana snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Silvaplana snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 100 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Silvaplana for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Silvaplana Apres Ski
The apres ski Silvaplana scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
20 apres ski bars 20 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 2 solariums 3 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 120 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Cultural Events, Curling, Folklore Evenings, Ice Hockey.
Silvaplana for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Silvaplana Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Silvaplana resort - ski Silvaplana by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of Silvaplana ski resort is also known as Piz Corvatsch, Furtschellas and has the following common misspellings:
Silvaplana ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Silvaplana 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. Silvaplana ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Silvaplana for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Silvaplana reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.