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Moléson Ski Resort Guide

Moléson, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length35km
Highest Lift2,002m
Resort Height1,100m
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Sion
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Overlooking the medieval town of Gruyères, the famous mountain named le Moléson is an imposing peak reaching up to 2002m above sea-level. From the top, where there's an astronomical observatory, there's a magnificent view all over the Alps, the lake Geneva Area and the Gruyère region.

In wintertime, skiing, snowboarding, sledge-runs and snowshoe hikes are all available. In summer activities such as bob-sleigh, grass-scooter, dévalkart, mini-golf, cheese making before your very eyes are attractive to everyone, young or old. You can also climb the north face of the mountain on the Via Ferrata.


The Swiss ski resort of Moléson is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,100m, with 35km of marked runs.

Moléson has direct access to 35km of downhill skiing, with 4 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,002m, snow cover is generally reliable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Moléson offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Moléson.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Moléson?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Moléson

Ski Area Stats

Moléson Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 7km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 1 3km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 15km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 10km
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Moléson Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,002m
Lowest Piste1,100m
Resort Altitude (Moléson)1,100m
Max Vertical902m

Moléson Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Moléson is 7km long and the most difficult run is the 'La Piste du sommet', which is 7km in length.

Location and Map

Where is Moléson?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in La Gruyère, Fribourg.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Moléson is Berne, 60 minutes drive away.

Sion, Geneva, Annecy, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Chambery, Dole–Jura and Lyon St-Exupéry airports are all within three hours drive.

Berne 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 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Moléson 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 Moléson, 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 Moléson Tourist Office for the latest.

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Moléson Webcams

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