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Frutigen

Frutigen Ski Resort Guide

Frutigen, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length18 miles
Highest Lift7,677ft
Resort Height2,625ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Sion
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Frutigen

The Swiss ski resort of Frutigen is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 2,625ft, with 18 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Frutigen has direct access to 18 miles of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 7,677ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Frutigen offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Frutigen is 4 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Frutigen?

The next notable snow forecast is 3in, expected on 4 December, with around 9in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Frutigen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 11 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 6 miles
Downhill
Total Length
18 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
21 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Altitudes

Frutigen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,677ft
Lowest Trail4,101ft
Resort Altitude (Frutigen)2,625ft
Max Vertical5,052ft

Ratings & Suitability

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

Location and Map

Where is Frutigen?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Bernese Oberland.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Frutigen is Berne, 50 minutes drive away.

Sion, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Annecy, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Lugano and Strasbourg airports are all within three hours drive.

Berne is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 4,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 6 miles of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Frutigen open?

 Closes : April 3, 2022.

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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 Frutigen, 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 Frutigen Tourist Office for the latest.

Frutigen