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Cardada Cimetta Ski Resort

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last update on 13 Aug 2018
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Mountain Stats

Elevation1,340 m - 1,670 m
SeasonDecember - March
Opening Day17 Dec 2016
Closing Day5 Mar 2017
Capacity 3300 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult CHF38
1 day child CHF22
All rates & fees


Total 4

Skiable Terrain

Overall Slope Length 5.4 km

Interesting facts

  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 330 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Switzerland is 882 m. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 1,670 m.
  • Season starts on 17 Dec and ends on 5 Mar (78 days). Average season duration in Switzerland is 113 days.
  • Cardada Cimetta features 17 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Switzerland is 9 sunny days. December is the sunniest month with an average of 11 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 10 sunniest in Switzerland.


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.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowphone+41 (0)91 743 03 34 Sa So

Après-Ski and Nightlife

Bars and Pubs: 2

Dining and Restaurants

Restaurants: 4

Infrastructure & Rental


Skischools: 1
Snowboardschools: 1

Ski Rental

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Verkehrsverein Ascona-Locarno
Via Santuario
0041 91 735 30 30
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