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Western Alps: best ski lifts

Ski resorts with the most modern and best lift facilities in the Western Alps.


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Best lifts in the Western Alps

1-50 out of 50 ski resorts

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

In 2018/2019, the ski resort of Andermatt and Sedrun was completely linked via the Scheehüenerstock... more


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Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

There are almost exclusively the most modern lifts in the Adelboden-Lenk ski resort. Since the... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Cable car lifts bring the guests from the valley up to the ski resort and to the accommodations in... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

An 8-person gondola lift takes you from the base station in Saas-Grund via the Trift middle station... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are primarily modern and high speed lifts at the Flumserberg. Tow lifts are only found now in... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

From the village of Wildhaus, a detachable 4-person chairlift leads up into the ski resort at... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Wiler-Lauchernalp cable car runs approximately every 20 minutes from Wiler to the Lauchernalp... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

From Grindelwald, a 6-person gondola lift in three sections takes you comfortably and without... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

From Zweisimmen and Saanenmöser, gondola lifts take you up to the ski resort. From Schönried, a... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A modern 8-person gondola lift leads from the base station in Splügen (1484 m) over the Blachtaboda... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

You will arrive at the highest point in the ski resort at 2418 m in only 20 minutes from the base... more


Ski lifts:
  • 10

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

From Grindelwald Grund, you can either take the cog railway up to the Kleine Scheidegg or the... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort features modern lifts on both the Swiss and the Italian sides.

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The 8-person Titlis Xpress takes guests comfortably from Engelberg up to the ski resort.... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In Les 3 Vallées, the modernization of the lifts is proceeding successively so that it is easy to... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A mixture of modern chair and gondola lifts as well as pommel and tow lifts is found at the Via... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The majority of lifts are gondolas and chairlifts, but there are also some t-bars in the valley at... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Winter sports fans will find primarily high speed and comfortable lifts on the Hasliberg. The... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Over the past few years, a lot has been invested in new ski lifts and this will continue in the... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The transportation between the valleys can be done almost exclusively with high speed chair and... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Mostly modern gondola lifts take guests from the base stations up to Les 4 Vallées ski resort. In... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In the Serre Chevalier ski resort, there is a mixture of modern and nostalgic lifts. However, most... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

You can access almost all of the runs in Les Arc with chair lifts and gondola lifts. You almost... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In the La Plagne ski resort, the guests are transported with modern, comfortable lifts. Almost half... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are mainly modern gondolas and chairlifts in the Espace Killy ski resort. Most of the... more


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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In general, most of the runs are serviced with rapid four and six person chair lifts. Quick gondola... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

A 6-person gondola lift leads up from the base to the ski resort at 1020 m. Afterwards, the high... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Four consecutive cable car lifts bring guests from the Stechelberg base station over Gimmelwald,... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

From Andermatt, two consecutive cable cars take you up the Gemsstock at almost 3,000 metres. The... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Alpin Express, a three-cable circulating ropeway, runs from Saas-Fee up to the ski resort in... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

A cable car lift leads from the S. Catrina base station in Disentis/Mustér up to the ski resort to... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Bellwald ski resort is accessed with 2 detachable (high speed) chairlifts. A detachable double... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

There are mainly high speed lifts in Saint Sorlin and La Toussuire. In Le Corbier and Saint Sorlin,... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

In total, there are more chairlifts and gondola lifts than pommel lifts at the ski resort. The... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Almost all slopes are accessible with chairlifts and gondola lifts. However, some of the lifts are... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The quickest way to get up to the ski resort from the valley is with the 8-person Les... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

A modern 10-person gondola lift takes guests from Chamonix up to the Le Brévent ski resort. From... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

As of the 2014/2015 season, the modern 10-person Plan Joran gondola lift takes guests from the base... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Different gondola lifts lead up to the ski resort from the villages of Megève and Saint Gervais.... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The unique fairy tale gondola takes you up from Graechen to the ski resort. The special thing about... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Four gondola lifts, ranging from older to more modern, lead up from Crans, Montana and Violettes to... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The 80 person cable car goes up from the edge of Leukerbad and arrives at the 2340m high... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Skiers are transported by numerous gondolas and chair lifts throughout the Alpe d'Huez ski resort.... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Several modern 6-person chairlifts, some with covers, and fast four-person chairlifts link up the... more


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Test result: 2 out of 5 stars

In the Bürchen/Törbel ski resort, there is the Moosalp-Expres triple chairlift. Otherwise, there... more


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Test result: 2 out of 5 stars

An 8-person gondola lift goes from the edge of Vals up to Gadastatt at 1809 m. Three additional tow... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 2 out of 5 stars

The Les Planards ski area is accessed with a quad chairlift, two pommel lifts and a people... more


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Test result: 1 out of 5 stars

The entire ski area is accessed by two pommel lifts.

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