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Splügen / Rheinwald

Splügen / Rheinwald Ski Resort Guide

Splügen / Rheinwald, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 1 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length19 miles
Highest Lift7,267ft
Resort Height4,856ft
 Nearest AirportsLugano and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Splügen / Rheinwald

A ski centre of historic significance, being located at the foot of the Splugen Pass road over to Italy (this is closed in winter, otherwise you could quickly reach Madesimo on downhill road gradients of up to 13 per-cent). Good mised-ability local ski area, a natural ice rink in the resort.


The Swiss ski resort of Splügen / Rheinwald is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 4,856ft, with 19 miles of marked runs.

Splügen / Rheinwald has direct access to 19 miles of downhill skiing, with 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 7,267ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Splügen / Rheinwald offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Splügen / Rheinwald.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Splügen / Rheinwald?

The next notable snow forecast is 16in, expected on 30 September.

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Snow Forecast by day for Splügen / Rheinwald

Ski Area Stats

Splügen / Rheinwald Ski Area

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


Splügen / Rheinwald Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,267ft
Lowest Trail4,856ft
Resort Altitude (Splügen / Rheinwald)4,856ft
Max Vertical2,411ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Splügen / Rheinwald

Splügen / Rheinwald Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Splügen / Rheinwald is 2 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Splügen / Rheinwald?

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 Splügen / Rheinwald is Lugano, 67 minutes drive away.

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

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 9,750 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Splügen / Rheinwald 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 Splügen / Rheinwald, 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 Splügen / Rheinwald Tourist Office for the latest.

Splügen / Rheinwald