The ski pistes at the two car-free villages of Bettmeralp and Riederalp afford unobstructed views of the highest mountains in Switzerland. The Aletsch Arena also enjoys a sun-drenched setting. This area’s most striking downhill run takes you from the Bettmerhorn to the Riederalp.
Seasoned skiers can really play their talent with flying colours here. The Piste de l'Ours (bear’s track) in Veysonnaz is regarded by experts as being one of the finest ski slopes in the world. Numerous World Cup races have been held there.
Visit Stoos any time during winter and soak up the competitive atmosphere. The Franz Heinzer Piste on the northern slope of the Klingenstock is a FIS-approved training and racing location. Apart from the racing it is also open to serious amateurs.
Experienced skiers really come into their own on the Gemsstock above Andermatt with its high-Alpine terrain, magnificent panorama and challenging slopes. The highlight is the descent on the Bernhard Russi Run to Gurschen.