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Amenities Elm

last updated: April 19, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1000 m
Inhabitants - total: 700
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 5
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 200
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 120
Group lodging - total beds: 600
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Die Elm Ferienregion gehört zur grössten Schweizer Gemeinde, zu "Glarus Süd". Seit 2008 trägt die Region mit Stolz das Label UNESCO Welterbe Tektonikarena Sardona, weil hier die Gebiergsbildungsprozesse besonders gut sichtbar sind. Altes Gestein liegt auf neuerem, diese geologische Einzigartikeit, besonders schön zu sehen beim Piz Sardona und den Tschinglenhörnern mit dem Martinsloch ist das Herz der Ferienregion Elm.
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 500
Mountain railways - info phone: 055 642 60 60
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Trottinett- und Mountaincartplausch, erlebnisreicher Spielplatz Unseco Besucherzentrum in Elm, Wissenswertes zum Gebiergsbildungsprozess und warum neues Gestein auf Altem zu liegen kommt.
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1000 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2500 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 2
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1500 m
Cable-cars in summer - total: 4
Gondolas in summer - total: 1
Chairlifts in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 60 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 15 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 10 km
Biking trails within Destination 13 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 10 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Martinsloch, Glaner Hauptüberschiebung,
Cultural sights: Schiefertafelfabrik Elm, Landesplattenberg Engi, Dorfbild von Elm - Wackerpreis, UNESCO Besucherzentrum,
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.elm.ch
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Älpli mit Candle-Light-Fondue oder -Raclette bietet Hüttenromantik
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.myswitzerland.com/de/swisscams/cam_overview.cfm?rkey=452
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Elm
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1000 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2100 m
Price one day pass adult 48 CHF
Price one day pass children 24 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 055 642 52 52
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 6
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2100 m
Gondolas - total: 1
Chairlifts - total: 2
Skilifts - total: 3
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 055 642 60 66
Name mesurepoint Station Obmoos
Point of measure ski area bottom 1500 m
Point of measure ski area top 2100 m
Number of slopes: 13
Local ski slopes 40 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 8 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 38 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 50 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 12 % advanced
Snow-/Boardercross slopes - total: 1
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Lowest Snowboardpark 1500 m
Highest Snowboardpark 1550 m
Snowboard - info phone: 055 642 60 66
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 055 642 52 52
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 950 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1050 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 8 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 15 km subregion
Skating slopes 8 km
Skating trails 15 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 1.2 km
Dog slopes 0 km marked
Winter hiking trails 25 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1000 m
Snowshoe trail 6 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 055 642 60 66
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 4000
Total difference in altitude of all installations 500 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 4000 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 4000 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 4000
Snow canons for tobogganing installation  X 
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Other information for winter  
Ice-fishing, organized  X 
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.elm.ch
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