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Samnaun Ski Resort Guide

Samnaun, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length124 miles
Highest Lift9,514ft
Resort Height6,037ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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The Swiss ski resort of Samnaun is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 6,037ft, with 124 miles of marked runs.


Samnaun is part of the Silvretta ski area with access to 298 miles of downhill skiing, with 145 marked pistes, served by a total of 101 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Samnaun itself (124 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Silvretta ski resorts of Galtür, Ischgl and Kappl.

The ski resort itself is at 6,037ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 9,514ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Samnaun offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Samnaun is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Samnaun.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Samnaun is 7 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Samnaun?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 12 October.

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Snow Forecast by day for Samnaun

Ski Area Stats

Samnaun Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 9 40 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
4879 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1324 miles
Total Length
124 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Samnaun Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift9,514ft
Resort Altitude (Samnaun)6,037ft
Lowest Trail4,593ft
Max Vertical4,921ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Samnaun
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Ski Lessons in Samnaun

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Location and Map

Where is Samnaun?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Samnaun is Innsbruck Airport, 87 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Bolzano, Friedrichshafen, Memmingen and Munich airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 40 ski lifts are able to uplift 78,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 260 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Samnaun open?

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

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Early May.

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

Trail Map

Samnaun Trail Map

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