Gstaad Ski Region

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Gstaad ski resort, Switzerland.
Gstaad ski resort.
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Glacier 3000 ski resort, Gstaad.
Gstaad skiing in Sector 2 at Glacier 3000.
Gstaad accommodation.
Gstaad skiing - Glacier 3000 powder,
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Gstaad, Switzerland.
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Gstaad ski resort, Switzerland.

Gstaad Ski Region

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  • Vertical (m)
    948m – 3,016m (2,068m)

    948m – 2,151m (1,203m)

    Glacier 3000
    1,350m – 3,016m (1,666m)
  • Average Snow Fall
  • Lifts (64)
  • Opening Dates & Times
    Sector 1
    Mid-Dec to mid-April

    Sector 2 (Glacier 3000)
    Early Nov to early May
  • Terrain Summary
    Runs – 200km
    Longest run – 10km
    Advanced - 10%
    Intermediate - 30%
    Beginner - 60%
  • Lift Pass Prices (Day Ticket 18/19)
    Sector 1: Gstaad-Zweisimmen-Rougemont
    Adult - CHF65
    Child – CHF36
    Child u/6yr – Free

    Sector 2: Glacier 3000
    Adult - CHF64
    Child – CHF42
    Child u/6yr – Free
    From 2 days incl. both Sector 1 & 2
    Gstaad Ski Trail Map
  • Gstaad Sector Ski Trail Map
    Glacier 3000 Ski Trail Map
  • Glacier 3000 Ski Trail Map

Gstaad Ski Resort Switzerland

Destination Gstaad ski region in Switzerland is an expansive interlinked skiing area that includes the Bernese Alps highest terrain, Glacier 3000 ski resort.

Comprising seven different ski areas in 2 separate sectors, every day skiing at Gstaad can be a voyage of discovery across the 200km of trails & a multitude of mountain peaks. Linking the ski areas can be done by ski lift, piste trail, train or bus. To get a sense of the breadth of the terrain, view the Gstaad ski trail map here.

Where is Gstaad, Switzerland?

The Gstaad ski resort is in the Sarine (or Saane) valley of the Bernese Alps in western Switzerland, between the cities of Geneva & Bern. All the villages in the Sarine valley have train stations regularly served by the excellent Swiss rail system on the line running between Montreux & Spiez.

The train is the recommended mode of travel to Gstaad. From the main international gateway airport of Geneva, trains run to Gstaad via the spectacular Golden Pass, with one change at Montreux, in under 3hr.

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Gstaad Accommodation

The Gstaad ski region comprises numerous towns & villages in the Sarine (Saane) valley & below the Glacier 3000 ski area. The ski region’s namesake, Gstaad, is the most central of the villages. On the face of it, catering to the higher end of the market, Gstaad has something for all budgets. It has direct access to half of the ski lifts & is the closest of the valley villages to Glacier 3000, a short bus ride away.

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Other major villages in the valley with direct ski lift access to Sector 1 include Rougemont, Saanen, Schoenried & Zweisimmen. Several ski-in ski-out options dotted across the mountains exist in all areas, the most interesting of which is the Iglu Dorf Hotel atop Saanerslochgrat at 1900m elevation.

The closest village to Glacier 3000 in Sector 2 is Reusch, 12km from Gstaad.


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