in Andermatt cannot, in any way, be described as big. What with only
56km of prepared slopes, the resort, in fact may indeed be
But the number of prepared slopes is not everything, especially
in this case. It's where they are that matters, and in Andermatt
they are very well located indeed.
First of all these 56 KMs. are all but guaranteed to have snow
on them from Dec. 'til May. Nothing less could be expected from
a resort that is at an altitude of just about 1,500m
Given that Andermatt is a high mountain resort, it might be
reasonable to expect that the skiing is difficult and dangerous.
Not so. There is ample good skiing for totally inexperienced
skiers, for moderately experienced skiers, and those who see
themselves as experts.
Travel in Andermatt
The higher elevations here are in fact very taxing runs, and are best
suited for better skiers. Beginners will enjoy themselves more on the
Grossboden, and intermediates just about anywhere else.