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Amden Ski Resort Guide

Amden, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length20km
Highest Lift1,684m
Resort Height950m
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Zurich
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The Swiss ski resort of Amden is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 950m, with 20km of marked runs.


Amden has direct access to 20km of downhill skiing, with 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Amden.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Amden?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Amden.

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Snow Forecast by day for Amden

Ski Area Stats

Amden Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 3km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 7km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 10km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Amden Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,684m
Lowest Piste1,000m
Resort Altitude (Amden)950m

Amden Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Amden is 2km long.

Location and Map

Where is Amden?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in See-Gaster, St. Gallen.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Amden is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 59 minutes drive away.

Zurich, Friedrichshafen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Basel, Memmingen, Berne, Lugano, Innsbruck Airport and Strasbourg airports are all within three hours drive.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 3,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Amden open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Amden, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Amden Tourist Office for the latest.

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