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Bürchen Ski Resort

Bürchen Resort Guide

Bürchen, Switzerland

Bürchen Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length25km
Highest Lift2,540m
Resort Height1,350m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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Bürchen at a glance

Bürchen is in the Swiss Alps in Switzerland at an altitude of 1,350m with 25km of marked runs.

 When will it snow in Bürchen?

The next notable snow forecast for Bürchen is 1cm, expected on 11 July.

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Bürchen Facts, Stats and Ratings

Bürchen Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Bürchen
Highest Lift2,540m
Lowest Piste1,480m
Resort Altitude (Bürchen)1,350m
Max Vertical1,190m

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Bürchen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Bürchen
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 8km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 8km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 9km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Bürchen Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Bürchen has direct access to 25km of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,540m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Bürchen is 3km long.

Skiing in Bürchen

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Bürchen

Bürchen offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Bürchen.

When is Bürchen open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Bürchen.


NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Bürchen.

Snow Making

Bürchen is able to make snow, on 13km of ski runs, with 4 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts of Bürchen are able to uplift 6,350 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Bürchen?

Bürchen is in the Swiss Alps in Raron, Valais, Switzerland.

How can I get to Bürchen?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Bürchen are Sion, Berne and Milan Malpensa. There are six airports within three hours drive. Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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