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Rothwald Wasenalp am Simplon Ski Resort

Trail Map Rothwald Wasenalp am Simplon

The Ski Resort

The skiing area "Rothwald Wasenalp am Simon" offers you 25 km of well groomed slopes that are partly provided with artifical snowmaking facilities. 2 skilifts present the installations of the mountain railways that will bring you safely and fast to the trail of your choice.

A special children´s lift „Pony“ is located at the mountain station right next to a cosy restaurant. Its sun terrace allows you to enjoy phenomenal views of the mountain panorama while letting your children romp around right next to you, always within your sight.

Besides the groomed pistes of Rothwald there is also a number of opportunities of off-piste skiing. Alternatively you may participate in organised skitours through the surrounding areas, all led by professional skiing instructors. The local skiing school and its staff welcomes you warmly to attend its courses for beginners to experts.


Interesting facts

  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 1706 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Switzerland is 2871 ft. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The highest point of the track is 7448 ft above sea level.
  • The day pass at Rothwald Wasenalp am Simplon is CHF44 making it one of the 10 cheapest ski Resorts in the Valais.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 40 " at summit elevation and 20 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 41 " at summit elevation and 22 " at the base.
  • Rothwald Wasenalp am Simplon features 42 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Switzerland is 34 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 14 sunny days.
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last update on Jan 2, 2024
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Skilift Rothwald Wasenalp
Breistrasse 24
Phone+41 27 923 63 53


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Mountain Stats

Elevation5741 ft - 7448 ft
Opening DayDec 22, 2023
Closing DayMar 24, 2024
Capacity 3220 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Total 3

Skiable Terrain

15.5 miles
Overall Slope Length 15.5 miles

Weather (7448 ft)

Open Lifts & Trails


1 day adult CHF44
1 day youth CHF37
1 day child CHF23
All rates & fees