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Gstaad Resort Guide

The Gstaad resort guide summary is: Gstaad has 49 lifts within its terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 2000m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 80 trail at Gstaad.


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Gstaad Resort Guide

The Gstaad resort guide summary is: Gstaad has 49 lifts within its terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 2000m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 80 trail at Gstaad.

Vertical:

Top: 3000m
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2000m
Bot: 1000m

Best for:

Beginner level skier
Beginners/
Intermediates

Trails:

80
58%
27%
15%

Hectares of Ski:

Snowmaking: 40%

Gstaad Lifts:

  • drag lift icon22
  • ski lift icon17
  • cablecar icon10
Total lifts = 49
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Visiting Gstaad

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Gstaad.

  • Season opens
    19 Dec 2020
  • Season closes
    5 Apr 2021
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    100 | 23
  • Nearest Airport
    Geneva
  • Nearest Train Station
    Gstaad
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +41 (0)33 748 81 81

Gstaad Features

The terrain at Gstaad includes:


What's it like at Gstaad resort?

Gstaad, in Switzerland, is a large resort with 53 lifts (inc 10 gondolas, 4 cable cars, 17 chair lifts and 22 surface lifts) that offers skiers an incredible 2000 metres (6562 feet) of vertical descent. Gstaad has 80 pistes with a total length of 220 kilometers (136 miles). Gstaad is best suited to beginner skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for both expert and intermediates. There are 170 kilometers of cross country ski trails at Gstaad. For snowboarders, there are 3 terrain parks. A small proportion of the pistes at Gstaad are covered by snowmaking. The closest airport is at Geneva but the transfer time is 2.5 hours. The nearest train station to Gstaad is in Gstaad itself. There is accommodation located close to the pistes.


Explore Gstaad Location Map

Interactive Gstaad 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.


When's the snowiest month to visit Gstaad?

MarchAverage: 4.5 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Gstaad is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.5 snowy days during this week with 66cm of snowfall. Check out the Gstaad Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Gstaad

Overall: 4.1 Based on 11 votes and 2 reviews

  • Snowsure 3.8
  • Variety of pistes 3.9
  • Off-piste 3.9
  • Scenery 4.6
  • Apres-Ski 4.0
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Elliot from United Kingdom writes:

No lift queues... empty mountains... some great back-country if you know where to go!
Don't let the price put you off! The Gstaad region is well worth a visit, and The Station in Chateau d'Oex serves the best steaks!
What more could you ask for?

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