Whether it’s the charm of Gstaad and St. Moritz or the view of the Matterhorn towering over Zermatt chalets, every athlete dreams of skiing in the Swiss Alps.
Contrary to what you may have heard, not everyone here skis like James Bond, and the majestic mountains aren’t just for the professionals. Most of the resorts offer easy cruising terrain and excellent study programs. Many have ramps and lifts dedicated to learners and beginners.
And while après-ski can come alive in some of the larger ski centers, Swiss ski resorts are also well-tailored to family needs, with lift tickets, family and Family friendly package. Some skiers prefer the first song in fresh powder, others like grooming trails, but whether it’s the adrenaline rush of a narrow piste at dizziness or a wide cruiser with a look Panoramic, you are never far from a mountain to offer it.
Everyone loves the great scenery, reliable snow conditions, and a good lift network; Switzerland promises all of these and a choice of resorts to appeal to all tastes. Outback terrain is unpredictable and shouldn’t be attempted without a fully equipped and fully equipped guide.
The tallest winter sports area in the Alps, with ski terrain at altitudes between 2,500 and 3,900 meters and over 2,133 meters of vertical drop – Switzerland’s greatest – seems almost unfair that Zermatt.
The Matterhorn’s dark pyramid rises just behind town and is visible from the many mountains. A 360 kilometer trail system connects the two countries and the three resort towns. The other side of the Matterhorn is in Italy, and one of the greatest moments in a skier’s life is the Theodul Ticket.and down the Italian trail system.
New for the 2017 season are the six-seat Hublot-Express booster seats, between the Gornergrat and the Rothorn pistes. Under construction and slated to open for the 2018/19 season is the tallest 3S elevator in the world, which will carry 2,000 ski trips an hour to the 3,883 meters altitude of the Matterhorn glacier.
Free Zermatt Skiguide app uses GPS to help skiers navigate between mountain locations, with times and routes adjusted to the user’s ski style, safety concerns, weather and currently open forklifts and rails.