The Andermatt-Sedrun ski link in the SkiArena will be reality for the start of winter season 2018/2019. The last new piste from Oberalppass to the Schneehüenerstock is nearly finished. This completes another major project of the Andermatt Swiss Alps destination – along with the inauguration of the Radisson Blu Hotel and the buildings with shops and restaurants around Piazza Gottardo in Andermatt in December 2018.
With the construction of the last new lift, the Schneehüenerstock-Express, the visionary project of the Andermatt-Sedrun ski area merger will be complete. The Schneehüenerstock, where two lifts converge, forms the actual hub of the ski link. With breath-taking views of the Ursern Valley and Surselva, Schneehüenerstock is destined to become a hotspot. Assuming timely issue of the building permit, a mountain restaurant with 222 indoor seats and 272 outdoor seats will be built.
Project manager Peter Furger draws a positive summary: “We have realised the entire infrastructure while meeting the project targets in terms of schedule and budget. Despite a number of challenges, we can now wrap up the project.” He thanks all the decision-makers within and outside the company, all the involved contractors and suppliers and the employees.
SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun partners with various bus companies to offer guests a comfortable journey at an economical all-inclusive price. From the 2018/19 season, buses will travel from Lenzburg/Baden, Aarau/Olten, Zurich, Lucerne and Flüelen/Altdorf (with connections to SBB trains) to Andermatt and back. The attractive package for a day of adventure at SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun costs just 69 francs, including ski pass. For ad olescents the price is 55 francs, and for children 39 francs. The buses will run from 1 December 2018 on selected dates.
The SkiArena introduced flexible pricing for ski tickets in 2017. The earlier one books, the lower the rates: Full-day passes are available in Andermatt-Sedrun from just 39 francs for adults, 26 franks for adolescents and 13 francs for children. The prices change constantly, depending on the season, weekday, weather and booking date. The innovative project is being continued and is being copied by other ski resorts.
10 days for 10 francs
On ten weekdays between December and March, day tickets for SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun and also for the Disentis ski area cost just 10 francs.
New for the 2018/19 season:
• Schneehüenerstock-Express gondola cableway from Oberalppass to Schneehüenerstock
• Restaurant Schneehüenerstock (self-service, with large terrace)
• New glass igloo bar at Gurschen (Gemsstock)
• Continuous Andermatt-Sedrun ski link in both directions
• New bus lines to Andermatt
• Expanded features in the KidsArena at Nätschen (more seating, food trucks, magic carpets)
• Skiing from 39 francs
• 10 days for 10 francs
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