Swiss skiing in RiederalpWinter Sports in Riederalp

Ski and snowboard 104 km of piste in Riederalp between 1950-2335m


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iederalp is a small car-free resort within the fabulous Aletsch Arena. For some reason only the Swiss seem to be aware of this amazing ski-in, ski-out resort with its access to some of the very best and largest pisted areas in Switzerland. The view from the top of the resort looking over the World Heritage Aletsch glacier is worth the trip in itself.

Ski and Snowboard Riederalp

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Getting There

By Public Transport

The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Mörel. Station is adjacent to the cable car into Riederalp. The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a 20% discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass.

  • From Zurich the least travel time is 2 hrs 34 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Brig. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 207.40 SFr, reduced to 130.80 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Basel the least travel time is 2 hrs 35 mins with as few as 2 changes going via Bern / Brig. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 201.00 SFr, reduced to 127.60 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Berne the least travel time is 1 hr 29 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Brig. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 151.40 SFr, reduced to 102.80 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Lausanne an adult one day combined ticket is 138.60 SFr, or 96.40 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Luzern an adult one day combined ticket is 194.60 SFr, or 124.40 SFr with a Half-Price card.

Indicative prices are for travel to Betten Talstation. Click here to find prices for other destinations. Under the combined ticket scheme the additional charge for a two day pass is 54.00 SFr.

By Road

Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.

  • The road distance from Zurich is around 350 km and the journey time is roughly 4 hrs 4 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 230 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 30 mins.
  • The road distance from Berne is around 229 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 50 mins.
  • The road distance from Geneva is around 234 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 57 mins.

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Nearby Resorts

Other resorts in the ski area include Bettmeralp and Fiescheralp

Weather Outlook

Latest Resort Report

Report dated December 18 2017 07:45
Weather -9 degrees
Depth of snow 131 cm 90 cm in resort
Day ticket CHF: 60.-/30.-
Depth of snow 131 cm 90 cm in resort
Last snowfall 3 days ago
Pistes 55/104 km 33 km with artificial snowmaking
Condition of runs good 0/2 Runs down to resort (open/total)
Cross-country classic 0 km closed
Cross-country skating 3 km good
Altitude of cross-country trails 1950 m (altitude)
Half-pipes 0/1
Snowcross runs 0/0
Snow park 0/3
Tobogganing facilities 0/2 0.0km / 13.0km
Condition of runs closed
Winter walking paths open 57/94 km
Snowshoe trails open 4/4 km

Piste Map for Riederalp

Ski and Snowboard on the pistes at Riederalp


Ski and Snowboard Valais

Riederalp is located in Valais

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