Arolla Snowboarding

The 62nd most popular snowboarding destination in Switzerland.

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South of Bern and south of Sion in Val d'Arolla, the Arolla Ski Area has 10 pistes totaling 47km that are served by 5 drag lifts with a maximum descent of 1,000m. There are challenging glacier and powder field routes.

The Arolla ski area is part of the greater Espace Dent Blanche ski region which also includes Evolene and La Forclaz. There are a total of 100km of pistes. These ski areas are interconnected by bus only.

To reach the snowboarding at Domaine Skiable d'Arolla, take the train from Geneva, Bern or Zurich to Sion. The best airport is located in Geneva, which is about 4 hours away by train and then bus. From Sion, there is a public post bus up to Arolla Post. It's about a 5 minute walk to the lifts.

Overall, Arolla is the 62nd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 81 snowboarding resorts in Switzerland. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Arolla including La Forclaz and Evolene.


Local Contact(s):  Arolla Tourism +41 (0) 27 283-1083; Domaine Skiable d'Arolla +41 (0) 27-283-1550.

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Switzerland" from Nic Oatridge

Recommended Map:  "Switzerland Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Hotel Arzinol, Evolene; Pension d'Evolene; Hotel du Mont Collon

Luxury Loding:  Grand Hotel Kurhaus Arolla

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Arolla Snowboarding Review

GPS:  46.021727, 7.48095

Date Published:  4/18/2016

Date Updated:  1/17/2019

ID:  24484

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