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Avers / Cresta

Avers / Cresta Ski Resort Guide

Avers / Cresta, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length7 miles
Highest Lift8,333ft
Resort Height6,440ft
 Nearest AirportsLugano and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Avers / Cresta

High altitude ski area, night skiing on Wednesdays.


The Swiss ski resort of Avers / Cresta is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 6,440ft, with 7 miles of marked runs.

Avers / Cresta has direct access to 7 miles of downhill skiing, with 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 6,440ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 8,333ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Avers / Cresta offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Avers / Cresta.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Avers / Cresta?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Avers / Cresta.

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Ski Area Stats

Avers / Cresta Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 3 miles
Total Length
7 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Avers / Cresta Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift8,333ft
Lowest Trail6,562ft
Resort Altitude (Avers / Cresta)6,440ft
Max Vertical1,893ft

Avers / Cresta Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Avers / Cresta is 1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Avers / Cresta?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Hinterrhein, Graubünden.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Avers / Cresta is Lugano, 102 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen, Zurich, Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate, Bergamo and Memmingen airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 1,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Avers / Cresta open?

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

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 Avers / Cresta, 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 Avers / Cresta Tourist Office for the latest.

Avers / Cresta