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Zweisimmen

Zweisimmen Ski Resort Guide

Zweisimmen, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length16 miles
Highest Lift6,562ft
Resort Height3,117ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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Zweisimmen

At the German-speaking end of the rail-link included Gstaad ski pass and now lift linked to the ski areas above neighbouring Saanemöser, St. Stephan and Schönried. Zweisimmen also offers access to the 3000m Diablerets glacier for year-round skiing.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Zweisimmen is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 3,117ft, with 16 miles of marked runs.

Zweisimmen is part of the Gstaad Mountain Rides ski area with access to 155 miles of downhill skiing, with 144 marked pistes, served by a total of 57 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Zweisimmen itself (16 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Gstaad Mountain Rides ski resorts of Château d'Oex, Gstaad, Saanen, Saanenmöser and Schönried.

Skiing

Zweisimmen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Zweisimmen?

The next notable snow forecast is 4in, expected on 1 December, with around 7in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Zweisimmen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
25
Downhill
Total Length
16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
6

Gstaad Mountain Rides Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1124 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
3563 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
5068 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 
Downhill
Total Length
155 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
84 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
57

Altitudes

Zweisimmen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift6,562ft
Lowest Trail3,117ft
Resort Altitude (Zweisimmen)3,117ft
Max Vertical3,445ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Zweisimmen
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Zweisimmen Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Zweisimmen is 3 miles long.

Snowboarding

There's a terrain park called Vanille Noir in neighbouring Saanenmoser which has its own website at www.vanillenoir.com

Location and Map

Where is Zweisimmen?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Gstaad Mountain Rides, Bern.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Zweisimmen is Berne, 60 minutes drive away.

Basel, Sion, Geneva, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Annecy and Chambery 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 six ski lifts are able to uplift 11,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 22 miles of ski runs, with 55 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Zweisimmen open?

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

 Closed.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Late March.

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 Zweisimmen, 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.

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