Ski Guide to Klosters

Where to go ski-ing and snowboarding in this picture perfect alpine town.

Published on
February 17, 2020

Booked your trip to the Swiss Alps? This pocket-sized town is bordered with beautiful ski spots, here's your guide to the best places to ski and snowboard around Klosters Davos.

Best ski resorts near Klosters:

  • Madrisa & Rinerhorn
  • Jakobshorn
  • Parsenn
  • Pischa
  • Strela

Madrisa & Rinerhorn

How to get there from Klosters: From Outsite, you can take 10 minute bus (or drive) to Madrisa.

Difficulty: Easy. Best for beginners.

These 2 are described as the most family friendly resorts in the area, with perfect, small runs for beginners. There are also off-piste tracks that will take you all the way to Austria.


How to get there from Klosters: The train right next to Outsite takes you to Jakobshorn in less than 30 minutes.

Difficulty: Medium difficulty.

The fun one - with a halfpipe, freestyle zone and world-renowned après ski at Bolgenschanze, this is a firm favorite for group sessions. Even if you're not confident on skis, you can find respite in an afternoon spent at Bolgenschanze.


How to get there from Klosters: Take the Gotschna Gondola 100m from Outsite and then you can reach the Parsenn ski area. There are also links to Davos from here.

Difficulty: Medium. Some experience advised.

With a 12km downhill run, this is the sort of slope that makes the skiing and snowboarding feel like a breeze. The area is known for traditional huts and alpine scenery that would make your Instagram pop.


How to get there from Klosters: 25 minute drive from Outsite.

Difficulty: Difficult. Experience necessary.

This is the 'alternative' option on the list, known for freeriding, fat bikes, airboards and snow-shoe trekking. The trails are unmarked, and it's advised you carry avalanche gear - this is a wild and rugged area of natural beauty, meaning you need to take some extra precautions when adventuring.


How to get there from Klosters: Take a train and bus from Outsite, it will take you around 40 minutes to get there from Klosters.

Difficulty: Easy. Ideal for intermediates and slower days.

Strela is a small, relaxed skiing area in the middle of Davos.

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