Davos-Klosters has a long history of being considered a skiing paradise, ever since having installed one of the world's first T-bar lift back in 1934. The 6 different ski areas together (Madrisa, Parsenn-Gotschna, Jakobshorn, Pischa, Rinerhorn and Schatzalp) offer a wide range of slopes for all skill levels, from first-time skiers to diehard ski bums. Davos-Klosters is easy to get to from Zurich Airport.
Sophisticated Klosters is known for being a long-time favourite of the British royal family, while Davos is the highest city in Europe and offers a more down-to-earth urban scene. Off-piste skiing, great mogul runs and long cruisers all combine to offer intermediate and advanced skiers everything they could want for in the Davos-Klosters ski area. Freestylers flock to the Jakobshorn, which has a world-class snow park with a superpipe, a big airbag and a friendly, laid-back atmosphere The Pischa area at Davos-Klosters is best suited to families as the slopes are mostly easy and less crowded. An added advantage is that the sun lingers on these slopes, so no need to worry about the kids getting cold! In total, Davos-Klosters proposes around 300km of wonderful ski slopes - no-one gets bored on their ski holidays in the Davos-Klosters ski area!
|Families & Children|
“Davos is the best ski town, and not only for skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, tobogganing and snowshoeing, but also just to relax and enjoy being in ...„
|Green slopes11 km||Drag lifts19||Start of the season23 November|
|Blue slopes60 km||Chair lifts13||End of the season22 April|
|Red slopes118 km||Gondola lifts12||Glacier|
|Black slopes62 km||Train2||Min. altitude1124 m|
|Total251 km||Capacity65231 Pers./Hour||Max. altitude2844 m|
Davos-Klosters has a varied and exciting ski area where skiers and snowboarders of every level will find what they are looking for. Children will find ski slopes exclusively dedicated to them in the Madrisa area. Parsenn is the largest area, with ski runs suited to every skier that can be accessed by the Parsenn funicular railway which goes right up to Weissfluhjoch at nearly 2750m. From here you can ski back down to Davos or over to the neighbouring ski resort of Klosters. Davos-Klosters is especially well-known for its off-piste skiing, with an entire mountain dedicated to freeriding. A highlight for intermediate skiers is the Parsenn Downhill Run to Küblis, which is 12km long with a vertical drop of 2000m.
Off-piste & freestyle in Davos-Klosters
|Snow parks 4||Tables|
Ski pass prices (low season)
|Low season 6-day ski pass||Children||Adults||Free up to|
|Region Davos/Klosters||CHF 118.00||CHF 296.00||8 Years old|
Ski pass prices (high season)
|High season 6-day ski pass||Children||Adults||Free up to|
|Region Davos/Klosters||CHF 137.00||CHF 342.00||8 Years old|
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The information applies for the ski area of Davos Klosters. During the ski season information is updated daily.
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