Davos Ski Resort Guide
- Acres of ski:790
- Terrain Parks:3
- X-Country:75 km
Davos is a skiers town with 60 lifts and 318km of prepared runs. Top lift at 2844 meters (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). There are 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 pisted skiable vertical drop 1900m, biggest off-piste vertical drop 2200m. Longest marked piste is 15 km, longest off-piste 24km. There are 13 marked but unprepared and uncontrolled off-piste runs. 140 off-piste tours of various difficulties from advanced to expert. Regional day pass includes all mountains, all buses in Davos and Klosters and trains between Kublis and Glaris. 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 in 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 above. Night skiing every Friday evening on Parsenn from 7pm until 10pm. The 7th mountain: Shatzalp has reopened 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 neccessary to use the facilities on Schatzalp. Pischa is a freeride mountain with 3 groomed slopes and a cable car, 2 T bars and a childrens' tow with the rest of the south facing slope left as natural snow for learning to ski and ride powder 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.
- Nearest Airport:Zurich
- Nearest Train Station:Davos Platz
- Tourist Office Phone:+41814152121
- Tourist Office Website:www.davos.ch
- Slopeside accommodation:yes
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Visitor Reviews of Davos
christian from United Kingdom writes:
Did a day trip here 31st Dec12 when it was just knee deep powder on the slopes. Didn't scratch the surface and will go back here for sure sometime in the future. The actual resort of Davos wasn't as big and 'in your face' as I was expecting it to be having heard/seen what a big town it was, though that said I was only there for a short time. Train to/from Zurich seemed to drag on for ages, only downside for me so next time may have to including staying an evening or 7!