St Moritz switzerland
Review of snowboarding and skiing in St Moritz Switzerland.
St Moritz Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1864 the Swiss ski resort St Moritz lies at 1856 metres altitude in the Graubünden region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3303m St Moritz ski area is snow sure. Over 260 snow cannons ensure artificial St Moritz snow making covers 70km of ski trails, which equates to around 20 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to St Moritz (Switzerland) is Zürich at a distance of 200km or approximately 200 minutes driving time. St Moritz ski season runs from October to June.
alpine downhill runs to ski in St Moritz Switzerland
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18 runs 70km
61 runs 245km
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Skiing in St Moritz
Skiing St Moritz you'll enjoy 88 pistes and trails and that means approximately 350km of ski runs. St Moritz lifts number 54 with the capacity to uplift 67480 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of St Moritz is over 10km long. Ski St Moritz summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in St Moritz.
St Moritz Ski Area
St Moritz ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 20% intermediate, 69% advanced ski slopes and 10% for expert skiers - the most difficult St Moritz piste is the 10km Morteratsch - Glacier run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski St Moritz after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
St Moritz for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in St Moritz
If you snowboard St Moritz you'll want to know that, of the 54 ski lifts in total, 25 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up St Moritz snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. St Moritz snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 100 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
St Moritz for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
St Moritz Apres Ski
The apres ski St Moritz scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
30 apres ski bars 67 restaurants 0 bowling 4 night club 1 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 10 saunas 4 hot tubs 1 solariums 9 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 3 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 150 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 3 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bobsleigh (Cresta Run), Ice Cricket, Craft Centre, Curling, Horse Riding On Ice, Polo On Frozen Lake, Ski Jump, Spa.
St Moritz for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More St Moritz Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
St Moritz resort - ski St Moritz by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of St Moritz ski resort is also known as St. Moritz Piz Nair, Corviglia, Corvatsch, Diavolezza, Lagalb, Furtschellas and has the following common misspellings:
St Moritz ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various St Moritz 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. St Moritz ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
St Moritz for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
St Moritz reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.