Welcome to the sunny Cardada! The skiing resort close to Locarno offers friends of sunshine spectacular views in combination with great weather conditions.
After the ascent with the modern gondola you arrive at Cardada at 1340 m a.s.l.. From here you are free to explore the nicely groomed trails. But careful! With such beautiful sights, some may start to daydream instead of watching the piste! For those who rather improve their skills before heading down the slopes, the local ski school sets the perfect ambience. With a familiar and professional supervision the courses are ideal for beginners or intermediates.
Time table skilift
From19.12.2015every Saturday and Sunday.
Daily duringtheChristmas and New Yearholidays,the localcarnivalholidays 06.02. - 04.02.2016,and the snow week of schools (information coming soon).
CABLECAR OrselinaCardadarunsevery day.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 1083 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Switzerland is 2890 ft. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 5479 ft.
- Season starts on Dec 17 and ends on Mar 5 (78 days). Average season duration in Switzerland is 112 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Dec 17 to Mar 5) is 9 " at summit elevation and 7 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 9 " at summit elevation and 7 " at the base.
- Cardada Cimetta features 55 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Switzerland is 38 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 21 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 10 sunniest in Switzerland.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
Snowphone+41 (0)91 743 03 34 Sa So
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
Après-Ski and Nightlife
Bars and Pubs: 2
Dining and Restaurants
Infrastructure & Rental