Swiss Summer Ski Resort Guide

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Summer 2000

Les Diablerts
Snow Conditions and Tourist Info: 41 24 492 33 58
www.glacier3000.ch
Open: July 1 to July 31 and October 1 on
Skiing Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ski pass prices per day: CHF 49 (adult), CHF 27 (child)
Terrain: Four lifts serve 6.2 miles of slopes on Diablerts Glacier at 9,842 feet
Access: 20 minutes via two cable cars

Engelberg
Snow Conditions and Tourist Info: 41 41 639 50 50
www.titlis.ch
Open: All year except for two weeks in November
Skiing Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ski pass prices per day: CHF 40 (adult), CHF 25 (child)
Terrain: Two lifts serve Titlis Glacier at 9,908 feet
Access: 45 minutes via three cable cars

Jungfraujoch
Snow Conditions and Tourist Info: 41 33 828 7233
www.jungfraubahn.ch
Open: Skiing from June 15 to September 30, Scenic trains run all year
Skiing Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ski pass prices per day: CHF 40 (ski equipment rentals), CHF 4 (deck chairs),
Round trip train fares: CHF 159 (from Interlaken), CHF 142 (from Grindelwald) child's fares cost half
Terrain: One rope tow serves a football sized beginner slope at 11,333 feet.
Access: Two hours, 30 minutes one-way from Interlalken via three trains; One hour, 45 minutes from Grindelwald via two trains.
Extra, Extra: The train rides offer spectacular views of the Swiss Alps, and the final train boasts the highest railway station in Europe.

Saas Fee
Snow Conditions and Tourist Info: 41 27 958 18 58
www.saas-fee.ch
Open: July 2 through the winter season
Skiing Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ski pass prices per day: CHF 58 (adult), CHF 35 (children)
Terrain: Three lifts serve 12.4 miles of slopes on Allanin Glacier at 11,811 feet.
Access: 45 minutes via two gondolas and one underground funicular.
Extra, Extra: Saas Fee claims the world's highest revolving restaurant.

Zermatt
Snow Conditions and Tourist Info: 41 27 967 01 81
www.zermatt.ch
Open: All year
Skiing Hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ski pass prices per day: CHF 63 (adult), CHF 32 (child), Free (ages eight and under)
Terrain: Nine lifts serve 13 miles of slopes on Theodul Glacier at 13,122 feet
Access: 40 minutes via cable cars