Grachen Valais Switzerland

alt. 1620m

Grächen Valais

Weather report

Cloudy forecasted today. Temperature low -5 °C, high -2 °C. Freezing level at 1528 meters.

Weather today

Weather outlook


Avalanche risk level Monday February 19

Avalanche risk 2

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

lower 15cm middle 24cm upper 24cm

The upper slopes will receive 24cm in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Monday February 19

lower 80cm middle 190cm upper 300cm

7cm of fresh snow during the last 48h Grachen is one of the best best destinations in the Alps the next 3 days for powder and free riding skiing.

Snow anomaly

248 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 08 is 54cm on the lower slopes and 121cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is above long-term average.


The powder score for the lower slopes is 0 and the score for the upper slopes is 4.


100 %
12 of 12 lifts in operation


100 %
40 of 40km slopes open

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr avg snow depth and temperature


Grachen is a very safe choice for skiing.

Ski area

The ski area of Grachen consists of 40km of skiing slopes between 1620-2868m altitude. There are 7km of blue, 31km of red and 2km of black slopes. the skiarea is serviced by 12 lifts.

Ski map


Graechen is een fantastisch echt walliser dorp gelegenop een zonnig hoogplateau van 1600 meter. De sfeer is er uitstekend Het dorp is grotendeels autovrij. Wij gaan hier al vele jaren naar toe. Vele..


Closest transit point for ski destination Grachen is Bern airport. The travel distance is 125 km which equals an est. travel time of 2 hours 28 mins.

Points of interest


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