Zermatt Valais Switzerland

alt. 1620m

Zermatt Valais

Zermatt Riffelalp Resort

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Zermatt Untere Riffelalp

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Zermatt Riffelalp Resort

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Zermatt Hotel Schönegg

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Zermatt Kirchplatz

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Zermatt Sunnegga

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Zermatt Heliport LSEZ Dorf

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Weather report

Moderate snow forecasted today. Temperature low -13 °C, high -4 °C. Freezing level at 1068 meters.

Weather today

Weather outlook

Snow alert

Snow alert Saturday February 24

lower 4cm middle 7cm upper 7cm


Avalanche risk level Saturday February 24

Avalanche risk 2

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

lower 11cm middle 18cm upper 19cm

The upper slopes will receive 19cm in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Saturday February 24

lower 145 - 150cm middle 245cm upper 346cm

Snow condition Excellent. 7cm of fresh snow during the last 48h Zermatt is a good destination the next 3 days for powder and free riding skiing.

Snow anomaly

160 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 08 is 52cm on the lower slopes and 216cm 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 3.


67 %
43 of 64 lifts in operation


87 %
272 of 313km slopes open

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr avg snow depth and temperature


Zermatt is a very safe choice for skiing.

Ski area

The ski area of Zermatt Breuil Valtournenche consists of 313km of skiing slopes between 1520-3883m altitude. There are 69km of blue, 188km of red and 56km of black slopes. the skiarea is serviced by 54 lifts.The ski season for the Zermatt area is from 2017-09-01.

Ski map


Superb ski resort to challenge all levels. I am a ski instructor and enjoyed the chance to have 7 great days of skiing. There is enough challenge and variety for all levels if you choose to pace you..

Points of interest


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