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Rosswald ski resort.
Rosswald ski resort.
Ski Rosswald.
Ski Rosswald.
Rosswald ski resort.
Rosswald ski resort.
Folluhorn looms over Rosswald ski resort.
Folluhorn looms over Rosswald ski resort.
Rosswald is a short bus trip from Brig railway station.
Rosswald is a short bus trip from Brig railway station.
The gondola at Ried-Brig travels 800m vertical up to Rosswald.
The gondola at Ried-Brig travels 800m vertical up to Rosswald.
Rosswald has a high ski and village base of 1819m.
Rosswald has a high ski and village base of 1819m.
Rosswald's slopes are deserted during the week.
Rosswald's slopes are deserted during the week.
Rosswald skiing.
Rosswald skiing.
The village at Rosswald is compact and with several bars.
The village at Rosswald is compact and with several bars.
All Rosswald ski lifts are T-Bars.
All Rosswald ski lifts are T-Bars.
Restaurant & bar at Fleschboden on Rosswald.
Restaurant & bar at Fleschboden on Rosswald.
Big mountain freeride terrain is available at Rosswald.
Big mountain freeride terrain is available at Rosswald.
Off piste powder from Rosswald's upper lifts.
Off piste powder from Rosswald's upper lifts.
Rosswald ski school.
Rosswald ski school.
Rosswald is in a spectacular location above the Rhone valley near Brig.
Rosswald is in a spectacular location above the Rhone valley near Brig.
Small chalets abound in the traditional Rosswald village.
Small chalets abound in the traditional Rosswald village.
Rosswald has ski in ski out hotel accommodation (& American Indians!).
Rosswald has ski in ski out hotel accommodation (& American Indians!).
Rosswald is a classic & traditional Swiss ski resort experience.
Rosswald is a classic & traditional Swiss ski resort experience.
Ski Rosswald.
Ski Rosswald.

Rosswald

Rosswald Ski Resort Switzerland

Rosswald in the Valais is an uber traditional ski resort towards the Simplon Pass, with towering views over Brig and the Rhone valley.

Rosswald in Switzerland is a fun resort for a leg warmer prior to bigger challenges, or on a powder day for endless freeride laps off the top lift below the Folluhorn. 

Summary of Pros & Cons for Rosswald Ski Resort

Pros

  • Amazing village perched on a ridge above the Rhone valley;
  • High base area with reliable snow;
  • Very good lower piste trails for beginners and families;
  • Upper mountain perfect for advanced riders seeking powder;
  • Uncrowded mid week;
  • Good value for money on a powder day;
  • Long (9km) sledding run to gondola base;
  • Easy access from Brig train station;
  • Ski in lodging options.

Cons

  • Overpriced if the off-piste is variable;
  • Can get busy on weekends;
  • Ski lifts are all old.

Pro or Con Depending On Your Perspective

  • Village and resort is über traditional;
  • Ski lifts are all T-Bars which can prove tiring and challenging to some snowboarders, particularly beginners;
  • The village is small and quiet.

Nearby Ski Resorts

The upper Rhone valley around Rosswald has a plethora of great resorts within a easy day trip from Brig. Great family oriented ski resorts like Aletsch Arena and Belalp are counterpointed by the more serious proposition of Lauchernalp - to name but a few!

More information about this European ski resort is coming soon.

The Powderhounds reviewed this resort in 2018, stay tuned for our photos and insights.


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  • Rosswald Ski Trail Map
  • Vertical (m)
    1819m – 2536m (717m)
  • Average Snow Fall
    8m+
  • Lifts (4)
    1 Gondolas
  • Ski Hours
    December to April
    9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Terrain Summary
    Runs - 25km
    Longest run – 3km
    Advanced - 55%
    Intermediate - 20%
    Beginner - 25%

    Sled run - 9km long
  • Lift Prices (Day Ticket 17/18)
    Adult - CHF40
    Child - CHF23
    Child u/7yr - Free