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Schönried Ski Resort Guide

Schönried, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length250km155 miles
Highest Lift3,000m9,843ft
Resort Height1,231m4,039ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Sion
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The Swiss ski resort of Schönried is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,231m4,039ft, with 250km155 miles of marked runs.


Schönried is part of the Gstaad Mountain Rides ski area with access to 250km155 miles of downhill skiing, with 144 marked pistes, served by a total of 57 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Schönried itself (250km155 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 Zweisimmen.

With ski lifts as high as 3,000m9,843ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Schönried. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Schönried.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Schönried is 10km6 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Schönried?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm3in, expected on 1 June.

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Snow Forecast by day for Schönried

Ski Area Stats

Schönried Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
39km24 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
101km63 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
110km68 miles
Total Length
250km155 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Gstaad Mountain Rides Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1139km24 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
35101km63 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
50110km68 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
250km155 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
135km84 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Schönried Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,000m9,843ft
Lowest Piste1,231m4,039ft
Resort Altitude (Schönried)1,231m4,039ft
Max Vertical1,769m5,804ft

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Location and Map

Where is Schönried?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

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

Sion, Geneva, Basel, 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.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 57 ski lifts are able to uplift 40,380 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Schönried open?

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


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 Schönried, 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 Schönried Tourist Office for the latest.