Crack skiers are drawn to the countless drifts, while carvers prefer the well prepared piste.
The Flumserberg ski area is home to a wide range of ski slopes. The slopes at Prodkamm are particularly popular with families, while the terrain at Leist is much more demanding. The highlight is the descent from the summit to Grueb.
One of the world’s best ski racers hailed from Glarus – Vreni Schneider dominated the ski racing scene in the 1980s and 1990s. A varied downhill run in her home village of Elm was even named in honour of this queen of the piste.
The snappiest piste in or near Gstaad is located on the Wasserngrat. Marked in black, the Tiger Run is the region’s steepest slope and has a huge average gradient of 45 degrees. When reaching the end of the run, skiers are in no doubt as to where their thighs are located.