Switzerland Ski Resort Guide for Gstaad

Gstaad Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort

Gstaad has a well deserved reputation for being one of the most exclusive resorts. However, it remains a friendly and welcoming location that is geared towards relaxation. It is an all year round resort basking in its sunny situation. It has a traffic free main street and lots of smart shops and cafes.

About the Mountains near Gstaad

There are four main areas of fragmented slopes which are mostly below tree line and three of the sectors are accessed via lifts and served by a shuttle bus. The resort is not snow sure as most slopes are below 7000 ft. Most of the runs are suited to the intermediate with few challenging runs and adequate nursery slopes.

Apr├Ęs Ski at Gstaad

The mainly hotel based apres ski is lively and expensive. There are numerous attractive mountain restaurants.

Gstaad Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability2 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 66
Resort HeightResort Height 1050 m
3440 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 950-3000 m
3120-9840 ft
QueuesQueues 2 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 0%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 48%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 36%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 16%

Local Tourist Office Information

Web address: www.gstaad.ch

Email: gst@gstaad.ch

Telephone: 033 748 8181