Best Melchsee-Frutt Snowboarding

The 38th most popular snowboarding destination in Switzerland.

  Switzerland

  SNOWBOARDGUIDES.COM™

  January 11, 2022

South of Luzerne, the Melchsee-Frutt ski area has twelve pistes totaling 32km that are served by ten lifts that access a maximum descent of 1160m. While popular with daytrippers on the weekends, this family-friendly ski area is popular with beginner and intermediate snowboarders. One of the most popular routes is the black piste from Bonistock to Stockalp which descend 1000m over 7km. The best snowboarding at Melchsee-Frutt ski area is regularly discovered during the months of January through March.

Pros
• Scenic high alpine terrain.
• Family-friendly ski area.
• Big vertical lines..

Cons
• Crowded on weekends.
• Limited off-piste lines.
• Small number of pistes.
• Limited base area services.

The car-free town of Melchsee-Frutt (2,000m) makes a great base. To reach Melchsee-Frutt by air, fly into Zurich International Airport (ZRH). Take the train south through downtown Zurich connecting to Sarnen. There is a bus to the cable car base in Stockalp. It takes about 2.5 hours.

Overall, Melchsee-Frutt is the 38th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 87 snowboarding resorts in Switzerland.



Local Contacts:  Sportbahnen Melchsee-Frutt +41 (0)41 669 70 60

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Base Camp:  Alpenhotel Glogguls; Berghotel Bonistock

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Posthuis, Melchasee-Frutt

Reference Source:  click here https://www.melchsee-frutt.ch/

GPS:  46.773841, 8.268478

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  1/11/2022

ID:  23949



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