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Davos

Davos Ski Resort Guide

Davos, Switzerland

Rated: 5/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length320km
Highest Lift2,840m
Resort Height1,560m
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Davos

The Swiss ski resort of Davos is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,560m, with 320km of marked runs.

Summary

Davos is one of the larger Ski Resorts in Switzerland and has direct access to 320km of downhill skiing, with 110 marked pistes, served by a total of 38 ski lifts. Davos is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Klosters.

The ski resort itself is at 1,560m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,840m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Davos is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Davos.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Davos is 12km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Davos?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 15 July.

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Ski Area Stats

Davos Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
12
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
39
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
31
Downhill
Total Length
320km
Cross Country
Total Length
75km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
38

Altitudes

Davos Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,840m
Resort Altitude (Davos)1,560m
Lowest Piste1,110m
Max Vertical1,730m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Davos
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Davos

Ski Hire Shops in Davos.

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Ski Lessons in Davos

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Davos Ski Schools and Davos Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Davos?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Prättigau/Davos, Graubünden.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Davos is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 89 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Zurich, Memmingen, Lugano, Basel, Innsbruck Airport and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 38 ski lifts are able to uplift 64,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Davos open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Davos Piste Map
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Davos Webcams

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