Swiss skiing in JakobsbadWinter Sports in Jakobsbad

Ski and snowboard 20 km of piste in Jakobsbad between 890-1660m

Snowboard and Ski jakobsbad (c) Nic Oatridge


bove Appenzell and connected by train and cable car, the toboggan run from the summit of the Kronberg to Jakobsbad is 7km long and affords views of the north face of the Santis and of Lake Constance. There is skiing too, and plenty of pleasant winter walks and some cross-country circuits plus plenty of mountain restaurants dotted around.

Getting There

By Road

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  • The road distance from Zurich is around 90 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 11 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 170 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 56 mins.
  • The road distance from Berne is around 210 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 20 mins.

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Weather Outlook

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Piste Map for Jakobsbad

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Accommodation in the Resort & Nearby

  • $$$ Gasthaus Sternen, Gais Family hotel.

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