''Real, relaxing and full of possibilities''

The Hochwang mountainsides between Chur and Arsoa are sun-spoiled and boast plenty of natural snow at 2,533m above sea level. These runs are still insider tips among those skiers looking for real cottage romance and for tracks beyond mass tourism. Be among the few to carve your skis in the well prepared pistes or sink into the untouched powder snow slopes of the Schanfigg.

Hochwang in Winter

Skilift hoch nach Goldgruoben | © Hochwang Tourismus

Sports Cable Cars Hochwang

Hochwang – the way it has always been: real, relaxing and full of possibilities

Right in the heart of the Schanfigg along the right hand side lay the sun-spoiled terraces of Hochwang. The bottom station of the idyllic chair lift is located high up at the rustic Maiensäss Fatschél village. Guests ride on the 2-seater lift to the wildly romantic Hochwang area.

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Kinderland an der Talstation Sportbahnen Hochwang | © Hochwang Tourismus

Family und leisure sports

In the unspoilt nature of Hochwang, recreational athletes and families will find pure winter pleasure. After the ride with the chair lift and the ski lift to the Goldgrouben, 11 fantastically groomed natural snow pistes open up for every level of difficulty. The wide range of slopes guarantees even less experienced skiers a safe skiing experience. A little off the piste is the practice lift, so that even the youngest skiers can try their first turns with their parents or ski instructors. Well-marked and perfectly rolled toboggan runs guarantee fun and good spirits for young and old. Hikers can explore the Hochwang area over snow-covered, wide pastures and through quiet forests, and in the magic of a snow-covered winter landscape they can forget stress and everyday life while snowshoeing.

Freeride am Hochwang | © Foto Homberger


Freshly snow-covered slopes in the Hochwang area make the heart of every freerider beat faster. The deep snow-covered ridges invite you to glide down in deep snow and to follow your own personal trail. The tingling feeling of boundless freedom grips everyone who breezes down the varied slopes in deep snow.

Safe freeriding at Hochwang is still a well-kept secret.

Kiten am Hochwang | © Hochwang Tourismus

Snow Kites

"The Hochwang has become one of the most famous snowkitespots in Switzerland and even in Europe. Thanks to the ideal southern location and frequent hairdryer, freaks from the scene meet again and again at Hochwang. A well-known snowkiter says that you can "really fly" here.

Sonnenterrasse Triemel | © Hochwang Tourismus

For epicures

The restaurants on the sun-drenched Hochwang offer fine delicacies from the kitchen and cellar for every connoisseur. The cosy Hochwanghütte is an old mountain house in the middle of an intact mountain world. In the cosy Arvenstube and on the sun terrace, local specialities, delicious soups and freshly prepared meals are offered for every budget. Lars Volbrecht spoils you with culinary delicacies in the panorama restaurant Triemel. In the cosy Sporthotel Tanne next to the valley station, everyone will find a rich selection of fine Bündner specialities and delicious menus. The stylishly furnished aperitif bar right next door is a popular meeting place for young and old. Here you start the day with an aromatic coffee and round off the day with a refreshing drink in the company of your friends.

Das Nostalgieskifest "Rötelirun" | © Hochwang Tourismus

Nostalgic ski festival "Rötali Run"

The nostalgic ski festival "Rötali Run" at Hochwang is a highlight and is always held on the second last Saturday before the end of the season. A downhill slope for parallel slalom, of course with ski jump, is prepared with great care in the morning before sunrise. Members of the Skiclub Hochwang mark an ideal race track for men and women, who will compete in antiquated clothing and equipment, with original hazel sticks. "A little courage is needed to race down the slope with the slippery skis, with or without edges or staves, and in uncomfortable, old-fashioned clothes," explains a participant in grandfather look. Meanwhile, the Nostalgia Ski Festival attracts not only many nostalgics, but also many interested spectators.

Skilift hoch nach Goldgruoben | © Hochwang Tourismus


Over 20 km of prepared downhill runs of all levels of difficulty on natural snow promise untroubled winter fun. Freeriders will find the most beautiful deep snow slopes here.
Sportbahnen Hochwang
Schlittelspass fuer Gross und Klein | © Hochwang Tourismus


The Hochwang is the perfect tobogganing area for the whole family. The chairlift takes you to the middle station and then back to the valley station. On the long Saturdays in February the toboggan run is even marked out with torches. That makes it romantic, and also allows higher speed.
tovoggan fun

Discover Arosa

During the winter and the summer season there are plenty of happenings in Arosa! The mountains, the village and the lake offer unlimited options. Browse through the numerous topics and find your favourite activity.