From Andermatt to Zermatt
Fresh snow is now enticing for the start of the winter season
Winter sports enthusiasts should dress warmly. The ski season has started. The ski areas are ready from Davos via Andermatt to Zermatt. The weather forecast is also good. So off to the boards.
Best conditions already prevail in Verbier VS.
Patrick Bergerreporter economy
While people in the lowlands are still chasing the latest Black Friday bargains, people are hard at work in the mountains. Slope workers from Klosters GR via Andermatt UR to Zermatt VS have been working for days to offer the first skiers the best conditions. Blick asked Switzerland Tourism (ST).
The most important ski areas in the country are ready for the weekend. This is shown by the first refreshing winter pictures of the year that ST Blick has already made available. Pure fresh snow! Off to the boards!
The first slopes are ready
Because the weather forecast for the weekend is quite good. In Zermatt VS, for example, ski enthusiasts can already smash down the slopes. In Davos GR one is ready. The first lanes are running. «Slope good!» Andermatt also reports. Continuous operation on the Gemsstock starts on Saturday. Good slopes is also the motto in St. Moritz in the Engadin.
Here is the complete overview.
Switzerland Tourism is optimistic about the winter, as was made clear on Wednesday when the winter campaign was presented. The marketing organization expects an increase of one percent in hotel overnight stays compared to last winter before Corona (2018/19).
“The desire to travel is awakened again”
ST Director Martin Nydegger (51): «The Swiss winter makes us confident. The Swiss continue to love him.” And the desire to travel among foreign guests has really awakened again, despite the difficult circumstances. “If the weather cooperates, we will even be able to surpass last winter before the pandemic.” (pbe)