Skiing in Amden

Discover Switzerland’s Amden Ski Resort

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Book Amden For Your Next Ski-To-Door Holiday

No matter what your ski ability, Amden is ideal for all. Find out why this delightful Swiss resort is the perfect place for your next ski trip.

Switzerland is an outdoor playground for anyone who loves to ski. The mountainous Alpine resorts are an absolute wonderland and development control in the country ensures that ski locations keep all their charm while still remaining modern enough to offer quality services for those who stay there. In comparison to some of the resorts located in other European countries, skiing in Switzerland is known to be expensive. However, it’s worth every penny if you choose a beautiful resort like Amden as the base for your next ski holiday.

Where Is Amden?

Amden is located in the mountainous canton of St Gallen, which can be found in the north-east of Switzerland. It is just west of the Rhine Valley and south of Lake Constance, but the views overlooking neighbouring Lake Walen are so spectacular that they have to be seen to be believed. Although St Gallen is home to some larger resorts such as Toggenburg, Amden also holds a great deal of appeal to skiers of all abilities.

Range Of Terrain

Amden is set at around 1,000 m altitude and includes around 12 miles of pistes, including 5 miles of cross country terrain. All of the pistes are connected by six mountain railways. Amden is a great resort for families as it can cater for all levels of experience. Beginners will suit the wide and gentle slopes of Arvenbuel with its ski carousel, but those with a few years under their belt can try their hand tackling the more difficult challenges at Barenfall.

Variety Of Winter Activities

Yet, Amden is not just a magnet for skiers, there are many who visit for various other winter activities to be enjoyed in this beautiful location. Snowshoeing is fun to try with friends or family. Simply rent or buy some snowshoes, grab a pair of poles and hit the trails of the backcountry to discover the beautiful mother nature outside of Amden. Alternatively, you might prefer to visit the resort’s lit ice rink, or take the kids sledging on the slopes.

Where To Stay In Amden?

Im Hänsli is one of the most sought-after apartment blocks in Amden. Set just 300 metres from Sesselbahn Mattstock, guests can enjoy a terrace from which to take in the breath-taking landscape and sip on a coffee or hot cider following a day on the slopes. The 4-star accommodation here comes complete with sauna access to ensure your wellbeing as you relax.

Alternatively, those who are looking for ski to door access, with love the Rössli Amden hotel which is just 100 metres from the action.

Getting To Amden

It’s always worth booking as early as possible, to avoid disappointment. There are some great late deals available if you’re hoping to get to Amden in 2018, but you’ll need to get in there fast. Once you’ve booked your flights and accommodation, the final detail to sort out is to send your skis ahead of you. This will allow you to save money on rental costs and ensures that you have quality equipment that suits you perfectly. Have a fantastic time on your next Amden ski holiday!