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.
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 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.
Bergbahnen Samnaun AG