Two centres with a large, mostly intermediate standard ski area between them. Particularly good sports facilities include more than 38 different activities on offer, some based in the excellent Sportzentrum Dieschen.
Lenzerheide has been constantly upgrading its uplift facilities. The area, with nearly 160km (100 miles) of lift-linked trails can also claim to have some of the most modern lift infrastructure in Switzerland, as the chairs include four quads and three six-seater chairss. The skiing is fast and interesting with the area split up on both east and west sides of the valley. The east-facing Danis has a top elevation of 2323m - that's about 500m lower than the west facing mountain's. But Danis has the majority of the slopes and a lot more variety. Luckily, you don't have to choose between any of them; you can ski in a circle around the valley. Lenzerheide has a total of 155km alpine pistes as well as more than 50km of prepared cross-country tracks. The snow cover in the area is usually good but during warm and sunny days it might be a little less. Lenzerheide is developing their artificial snow systems to cover more slopes. On higher altitudes (1800m above sea level and higher) natural snow is assured. Lenzerheide has Switzerland's longest illuminated run for night skiing. The Taeli slope on Alp Staetz is floodlit every Friday evening from December to March.
Lenzerheide has a wide range of activities for families both on and off the slopes. All youngsters up to 6 years of age ski for free with access to all ski lifts, chairlifts and cable cars. Childcare is available on the slopes at Lenzi's Kids Club where the staff speak both English and German. The Hotel Schweizerhof in Lenzerheide and the Hotel Valbella Inn also have child daycare facilities as well as an evening baby sitting service. Off the slopes children are well catered for; at Lake Lenzerheide theres the "Mini Lenzerhorn", a climbing wall especially for children with climbing gear available for rental. The Pirates' Shipwreck is ideal for adventurous play complete with hanging bridge, ferry float, play stream, pirates' island and a 40cm deep pool for safe swimming. At "Cow Villa" Show Farm you can get right up close to the animals, watch and be part of the day to day routine, including feeding the cattle and helping out with the yoghurt-making process. Guided tours are available of the farm are available too as well as cheese-tasting sessions.
Lenzerheide has several restaurants serving a variety of cuisine from local to Italian, Chinese and American.
Lenzerheide's apres ski revolves mainly around it numerous hotels. The Cinema Club in th hotel Kurhaus Alpina is one of the popular meeting places although there are several busy bars. For chilling try tyhe lounge or coffee bar in the hotel Schweizerhof.
The new snow park on Alp Statz contains straight boxes, down boxes, kickers and floaters, which means added thrills for snow boarders and free skiers. On Alp Statz, a topnotch team of "snow-architects" - or shapers - are creating a model project in snow park design maintenance. To ensure quality at all times, the shapers are charged with maintaining optimum conditions in the snow park each day throughout the winter season.