This village is the highest town in the Alps. Its well-developed infrastructure (muse-ums, cinema, casino), combined with its beautiful natural features (the lake, mountains and side valleys), make it world-famous. The Pro-menade is a shoppers paradise. Davos does offer something for everybody, and is a dynamic alpine metropolis that is full of contrasts. It lies in a high valley, the connection to Klosters needing a pass of only some 70 m ascent from Davos Dorf.
Davos is a skiers town with 60 lifts and 318km of prepared runs. Top lift at 2844 meters (3 mountain trains, 12 cable cars, 14 chair lifts, 24 T bars, 5 childrens' tows and 2 childrens' escalators) on 7 mountains (1 east facing, 2 west facing, 2 south facing, 2 skiable on all faces being possible to stay in the sun all day). There are 12 marked alpine walking trails, 1 avalanche training center, 4 fun parks, 4 sled runs, 35 on piste restaurants, 1 natural ice skating rink (free and free ice skates supplied), 2 commercial ice rinks (1 inside 1 outside), 2 train stations Dorf and Platz Dorf (being 100 meters from Parsenn). Biggest pisted skiable vertical drop 1900m, biggest off-piste vertical drop 2200m. Longest marked piste is 15 km, longest off-piste 24km.
There are 13 marked but unprepared and uncontrolled off-piste runs. 140 off-piste tours of various difficulties from advanced to expert. Regional day pass includes all mountains, all buses in Davos and Klosters and trains between Kublis and Glaris. Most advanced skiing is off-piste with a few day tours without walking and unlimited non walking powder skiing between pistes and resorts; a guide is essential.
Trails (Pistes): 99
Summit: 2844 m