Ski holidays in Braunwald

Braunwald is a car-free family-friendly summer and winter holiday vacation resort located in the suthernmost region of the Glarnerland (approx. 90 min from Zürich). It is located on a slightly sloped sun terrace, high above the Linth Valley at 1300 meters. If you every arrive in Braunwald when it is deep in snow on a bright and beautiful winter’s day, you’ll know why it is often described as a ‘fairytale world’. Eight lifts are available to carry winter sports enthusiasts up to the Gumen mountain inn or the Seblen Ridge (both at 1900 m). 32 km of prepared pistes, ranging from easy to challenging, descend to the village. Winter hikers can choose from a 20 km-long footpath network and there is also a 4-km long cross-country ski trail. Naturally, the family-friendly resort of Braunwald has a sleigh trail and toboggan run, too.

Ice skating, snow tubing, winter hiking, tobogganing, aprés ski, night skiing with Ländermusik and fondue every friday in Bergrestaurant Chänistube, indoor pool and sauna. 12 restaurants, 1 bar-pub, 2 discos, 2 ski huts.

Car free area,

- Rent-a-ski, boots, ski pools

- Rent-a-snowboard

- Rent-a-touring ski

- Rent-a-telemark ski

- Child slope

- Child lift

- Children’s park

Skiing in Braunwald

General information

Min. altitude: 1259 m
Max. altitude: 1910 m


Nearest Airport: Flughafen Zurich, 90 km
Closest railway station: Kloten Flughafen, 0 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station

Details about ski resort

All ski slopes: 32 km
Longest slope: 8 km
Crosscountry slopes: 4 km

Artificial snow
Night skiing

Blue: 12 km
Red: 14 km
Black: 6 km


Cable car
Chair lift
Child carpet lift
Child lift
Children's park
Child slope
Drag lift