Davos Resort Guide

The Davos resort summary is: Davos has 50 lifts within its 319 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1284m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 110 trail at Davos.


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Davos Resort Guide

The Davos resort summary is: Davos has 50 lifts within its 319 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1284m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 110 trail at Davos.

Vertical:

Top: 2844m
Arrow
1284m
Bot: 1560m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediates/
Advanced

Trails:

110
20%
60%
20%

Hectares of Ski:

319
Snowmaking:5%

Davos Lifts:

  • drag lift icon24
  • ski lift icon14
  • cablecar icon12
Total lifts = 50
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Visiting Davos

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Davos.

  • Season opens
    19 Nov 2021
  • Season closes
    24 Apr 2022
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    35 | 22
  • Nearest Airport
    Zurich
  • Nearest Train Station
    Davos Platz
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +41814152121

Davos Features

The terrain at Davos includes::


What's it like at Davos resort?

Davos is a skiers town with 55 lifts and 300km of prepared runs. The top lift is at 2844 meters. There are 3 mountain trains, 12 cable cars, 14 chair lifts, 24 T-bars, 5 childrens tows and 2 childrens escalators on 7 mountains (1 east facing, 2 west facing, 2 south facing, 2 skiable on all faces being possible to stay in the sun all day).

The area has 12 marked alpine walking trails, 1 avalanche training center, 4 fun parks, 4 sled runs, 35 on-piste restaurants, 1 natural ice skating rink (free and free ice skates supplied), 2 commercial ice rinks (1 inside & 1 outside), 2 train stations (Dorf and Platz Dorf being 100 meters from Parsenn biggest posted skiable vertical drop at 1900m). Biggest off-piste vertical drop is 2200m.

The longest marked piste is 15 km, longest off-piste is 24km. There are 13 marked but unprepared and uncontrolled off-piste runs, 140 off-piste tours of various difficulties from advanced to expert and the regional day pass includes all mountains, all buses in Davos and Klosters and trains between Kublis and Glaris. The most advanced skiing is off-piste with a few day tours without walking and unlimited non-walking powder skiing between pistes and resorts. A guide is essential.

Davos/Klosters has 3 in-town beginner areas and several tree runs which are open in the worst weather making it skiable every day of the season. The trail/piste maps are too big to be displayed with only the main ski area of Parsenn/Gotchna listed. The 7th mountain, Shatzalp, is open for skiing with access via a mountain railway from the middle of town or from Hauptetälli on Parsenn through the gallery (only with a guide) with a double chairlift and 2 surface lifts. A separate ticket is necessary to use the facilities on Schatzalp. Pischa is a free-ride mountain with cable-car access, with the rest of the south facing slope left as natural snow for learning to ski and ride powder. There are also 6 advanced off-piste runs to the valleys on all sides from 6 to 12 km long with bus access back to the cable car or town.


Explore Davos Location Map

Interactive Davos trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.

Davos Live Weather

ResortSnow DepthTemp. (°C)Wind (km/h)Weather
Top Lift: 
6
10
thunderstorm
Middle Lift: 
11
10
thunderstorm
Bottom Lift: 2.5m
16
5
thunderstorm
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When's the snowiest month to visit Davos?

MarchAverage: 4.8 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Davos is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.8 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the Davos Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Davos

Overall: 4.5 Based on 23 votes and 13 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.8
  • Variety of pistes 4.9
  • Off-piste 5.0
  • Scenery 4.4
  • Apres-Ski 4.5
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Ranger dad from Germany writes:

Yes, it’s a bit dated but this one is like a vintage car that gets better with age. The skiing is epic, long rolling piste. Some steep stuff around Klosters. Lots of off-piste and of course, it’s in the best snow location. It’s a must go.

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