CABLE CARS & RATES

Information about Samnaun cable cars

YOUR TICKET INTO THE BIGGEST SKI AREA IN THE EASTERN ALPS

Cross-border map and ski area between Samnaun (Switzerland) and Ischgl / Silvretta (Austria).

The ski area is located on 2’500 up to 3’000 meters above sea level and has thus absolutely superb snow conditions.

                

 

TRAIL MAP

All important information about the ski area at first glance:

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WINTER 2021/22

 

Opening in Samnaun (Swiss side only) on November, 25th

As long as only the Swiss side of the ski area is open, reduced ski pass rates apply

Reduced rates until December 2nd

Normal rates – from December 3rd on

 

FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT THE SKI AREA

45 cable cars and lifts transport slope sports people into winter joys. The total lenght of all lifts is 59151 meters – one way. Because all lifts ride up and down, it is about twice as much. And all facilities together overcome a height difference of 15 kilometers and 822 meters.

DOUBLE-DECKER CABLEWAY

Double-decker cableway Samnaun was the first cableway in the world, which began two-storey cabins. The cabins each hold 180 people, including 114 people at the bottom and 65 people, and the cabin attendants, on the upper floor. A fully loaded cabin weighs 27 tons.
The double-decker cableway is the fastest cable car in the ski area Samnaun/Ischgl, it runs up to 10 meters per second, which equals 36 km/h.

QUICK TO THE VERY TOP

The cable car takes you from the valley (1778 masl) in Samnaun-Ravaisch on three supports to the mountain station (2500 m above sea level) on the Alp Trida Sattel, where the entrance to the ski area is. The cableway has a sloping length of 2259 meters and overcomes a height difference of 722 meters. The aerial tramway has two track ropes with a diameter of 64 millimeters and a rope with 45 mm diameter.

BUILT IN ONLY 5 MONTHS

The cable car was built in 1995 in just five months and taken in the same year in operation.

EMPLOYEES PORTRAYED

Slope and rescue chief
Hans Kleinstein

Snowmaking manager
Johnson Carnot

Ticket office manager
Margot Fankhauser

Winter preparation
with Andy Carnot

Contacts

Bergbahnen Samnaun AG
Bergbahnstrasse 8
7563 Samnaun

+41 81 861 86 00
info@bergbahnen-samnaun.ch