The new ski season is approaching and many ski areas have already announced their opening dates for the winter season. The ski area that is always open is the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise in Zermatt. Are you impatient and want to tie your skis now? Zermatt Bergbahnen shares a beautiful video of current snow conditions. This is what it’s like to ski in the summer in Zermatt.
Summer skiing in Zermatt
Even in the summer months, conditions on the Theodul glacier above Zermatt are wintry. Snow stays here all year and the slopes are groomed for winter sports enthusiasts daily, if conditions are right. In this summer ski area, you can go down from about 21 kilometers of slopes. Summer Snowpark Zermatt is also open in the summer months. There are two ways to get to the glacier. With different lifts you will be taken to 3883 meters from Zermatt or Cervinia. In the summer ski area, snowy conditions are best in the morning.
Open 365 days
The Zermatt glacier is usually open 365 days a year. This depends on snow conditions and weather conditions. Many ski teams come to the ski area on the border between Switzerland and Italy in the summer to train.
This is now the case at Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Want to ski but don’t want to wait for the official winter season? Pack your bags and skis and gather some friends. It’s beautiful in Zermatt’s winter wonderland. This is how it is on the slopes in the Swiss ski area:
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Winter sports in the summer? strongly recommended! In the morning you can click your skates into the slides and enjoy the beautiful view from the glacier. If it’s too hot in the afternoon, you can swap your ski boots for hiking boots and explore the area in a different way. There are many restaurants and mountain huts open in summer in the Zermatt ski area. The view from the panorama terraces is really beautiful!
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There are also other ski areas that you can consider for winter sports in the summer ››. Summer Skiing: These ski areas are only open in the summer
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