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Overview

The Valaisian winter-sports paradise of Grächen-St. Niklaus is ideal for anyone who loves snow. Perched on a magnificent sunwashed plateau (1,620 m above sea level) just short of Zermatt, it offers fantastic views of the highest Alpine peaks in Valais.
Slopeside lodging is available; 6,000 beds. Additional lodging facilities are available nearby.

Inside Scoop

Restaurants, shops, banks, post office, petrol station, night clubs, and a museum.

Plan Your Trip

Grächen Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

68cm
43cm
29cm
15cm
5cm
5cm
Nov
23cm
Dec
57cm
Jan
30cm
Feb
18cm
Mar

Terrain Overview

20%
Intermediate Runs
75%
Advanced Runs
5%
Expert Runs
12
Runs in Total
44 km
Runs in Total
7 km
Longest Run
44 km
Skiable Terrain
44 km
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 9

1
Gondolas & Trams
3
Quad Chairs
5
Surface Lifts

Elevation

2868m
Summit
1249m
Vertical Drop
1619m
Base

Important Dates

December 17, 20222022/12/17
Projected Opening
April 16, 20232023/04/16
Projected Closing
129
Projected Days Open
121
Days Open Last Year
36
Years Open
0cm
Average Snowfall
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