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Chur Ski Resort Guide

Chur, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length25km16 miles
Highest Lift2,174m7,133ft
Resort Height600m1,969ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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The Swiss ski resort of Chur is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 600m1,969ft, with 25km16 miles of marked runs.


Chur has direct access to 25km16 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,174m7,133ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Chur offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Chur offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Chur.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Chur is 6km4 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Chur?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm2in, expected on 9 December, with around 7cm3in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Chur

Ski Area Stats

Chur Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 7km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 6km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 8km5 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 4km2 miles
Total Length
25km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
5km3 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Chur Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,174m7,133ft
Lowest Piste600m1,969ft
Resort Altitude (Chur)600m1,969ft
Max Vertical1,574m5,164ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Chur
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Chur?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Plessur, Graubünden.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Chur is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 56 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Zurich, Lugano, Memmingen, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Innsbruck Airport, Milan Malpensa and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 3,050 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Chur open?

 Closes : 27 March 2022.

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Early April.

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 Chur, 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 Chur Tourist Office for the latest.

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Chur Webcams

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