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Elm

Elm Ski Resort Guide

Elm, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length35km
Highest Lift2,100m
Resort Height1,000m
 Nearest AirportsZurich and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Elm

The Swiss ski resort of Elm is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,000m, with 35km of marked runs.

Summary

Elm has direct access to 35km of downhill skiing, with 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Elm offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Elm offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Elm is 5km long and the most difficult run is the 'Steinibach', which is 5km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Elm?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm, expected on 1 February, with around 27cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Elm Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 5km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 20km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 15km
Downhill
Total Length
35km
Cross Country
Total Length
10km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Altitudes

Elm Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,100m
Lowest Piste1,000m
Resort Altitude (Elm)1,000m
Max Vertical1,100m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Elm
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Apres-Ski

Ski Lessons in Elm

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

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Location and Map

Where is Elm?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Glarus.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Elm is Zurich, 92 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Basel, Friedrichshafen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Memmingen, Lugano and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 7,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8km of ski runs, with 7 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Elm open?

 Closes : 2 April 2023.

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

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