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Schwägalp Ski Resort Guide

Schwägalp, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift2,502m8,209ft
Resort Height1,352m4,436ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Zurich
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The Swiss ski resort of Schwägalp is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,352m4,436ft.


Schwägalp has direct access to a total of 2 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,502m8,209ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Schwägalp. 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 Schwägalp.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Schwägalp?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Schwägalp.

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Ski Area Stats

Schwägalp Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Schwägalp Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,502m8,209ft
Lowest Piste1,352m4,436ft
Resort Altitude (Schwägalp)1,352m4,436ft

Location and Map

Where is Schwägalp?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Hinterland, Appenzell Outer Rhodes.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Schwägalp is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 46 minutes drive away.

Zurich, Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Basel, Innsbruck Airport, Berne, Lugano and Stuttgart 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 two ski lifts are able to uplift 2,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Schwägalp 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.