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Flims

Flims Ski Resort Guide

Flims, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length235km
Highest Lift3,018m
Resort Height1,100m
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Lugano
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Flims

The Swiss ski resort of Flims is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,100m, with 235km of marked runs.

Summary

Flims is part of the Flims-Laax-Falera ski area with access to 470km of downhill skiing, with 103 marked pistes, served by a total of 63 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Flims itself (235km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Flims-Laax-Falera ski resorts of Falera and Laax. Flims is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Falera and Laax.

With ski lifts as high as 3,018m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Flims is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Flims.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Flims is 17km long and the most difficult run is the 'Fatschas 65'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Flims?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 31 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Flims Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 90km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1270km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1575km
Downhill
Total Length
235km
Cross Country
Total Length
54km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
33

Flims-Laax-Falera Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
18
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
40
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
45
Downhill
Total Length
470km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
63

Altitudes

Flims Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,018m
Lowest Piste1,100m
Resort Altitude (Flims)1,100m
Max Vertical1,918m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Flims
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

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Location and Map

Where is Flims?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Flims-Laax-Falera, Graubünden.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Flims is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 71 minutes drive away.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 33 ski lifts are able to uplift 42,410 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 25km of ski runs, with 225 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Flims 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 Flims, 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.

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