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Fiesch

Fiesch Ski Resort Guide

Fiesch, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length45km
Highest Lift2,870m
Resort Height1,050m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Lugano
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Fiesch

Year round multi-sports and leisure resort with spectacular Swiss Alpine scenery. High altitude ski area accessed by cable car and linked to lifts above Bettmeralp and Riederalp. A six-seater chair lift has been installed at the resort.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Fiesch is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,050m, with 45km of marked runs.

Fiesch has direct access to 45km of downhill skiing, with 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,870m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Fiesch?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 9 December.

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Ski Area Stats

Fiesch Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 13km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 17km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 15km
Downhill
Total Length
45km
Cross Country
Total Length
8km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Altitudes

Fiesch Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,870m
Lowest Piste1,050m
Resort Altitude (Fiesch)1,050m
Max Vertical1,820m

Ratings & Suitability

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

Fiesch Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Fiesch is 5km long.

Location and Map

Where is Fiesch?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Goms, Valais.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Fiesch is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

Lugano, Basel, Milan Malpensa, Geneva, Zurich, Berne, Milan Linate and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Fiesch open?

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

Usual opening is early December (Opens weekend from late November to mid December then full time), and usual closing is Mid April.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Fiesch, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Fiesch Tourist Office for the latest.

Fiesch Webcams

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