Europe's favorite Gay Ski Week in the Swiss Alps | Arosa 23-30 January 2021

    January 23 - 30, 2021
    January 22 - 29, 2022

    Join the fun at the legendary

    Arosa Gay Ski Week

    Since 2005

     

    The Arosa Gay Ski Week is postponing its 2021 edition until 2022.

    Due to the COVID-19 situation and as a result of the measures taken by the Federal Council as well as various international regulations, the Arosa Gay Ski Week is unfortunately forced to cancel the 2021 edition, which was planned from 23rd to 30th January.

    Arosa, October 9, 2020
    After extensive discussions with its partners and team members, the organization has decided to postpone the event to January 2022, considering the current situation of insecurity and the various health measures due to the pandemic, which will not allow a satisfying program in January 2021. The safety of our guests has always been paramount and we wouldn’t like to expose anyone during an event.

    Indeed, besides the financial risk for our non-profit organization, the Arosa Gay Ski Week is an LGBTQ+ event with many loyal regulars as well as new participants, from more than 30 countries. What makes our week unique is the opportunity to meet, socialize and have fun during the many events on offer, in addition to the winter sports activities.

    We do have some good news however!
    The ski season 2020/21 will start as planned in the Swiss resorts at the beginning of December in compliance with all health and safety measures. All of our partner hotels will be open and prepared to welcome guests wishing to ski or snowboard on the slopes of Arosa & Lenzerheide. We have therefore prepared packages for our regular guests, including hotel rooms and ski passes at the best possible rates. Bookings can be made on our website (scroll down). For peace of mind, all bookings can be canceled free of charge up to 15 days prior to arrival, and all payments will be 100% refunded.

    While we look forward to seeing all our regular guests and new participants in 2022, the Arosa Gay Ski Week team wishes you a safe and happy 2021 winter season.

    Hitsch, Valerie & Alex
     

    Allegra in Arosa! – We invite you to 7 days of fun in the sun and snow of Switzerland. With more than 600 guests, this colourful week has become one of the best gay and lesbian winter vacation events in Europe. Imagine sparkling alpine days with fresh powder, breath-taking mountain views, friendly fireside chats, warming mulled wine, awesome parties, delicious dining and great gay camaraderie. The perfect mix of beautiful surroundings, party and delightful accommodations.
     
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    Arosa has always been a gay friendly destination. The rainbow flag flies proudly in the centre of the town all winter, not just during our gay ski week. Our guests flock together from all over the world (30 countries and counting) and of all ages. The possibilities to make new friends are endless, all in a relaxed pressure free environment. The resort boasts some of the friendliest staff around and we are more than proud of our team and the service they provide. The Snow Hosts will be taking groups all week and guide you on the slopes to ensure that you have a fantastic time with us. After all, we want you to come back!

    Whether it’s your first time or you’ve been attending for a while: you will have the opportunity to meet lesbians who want to share the fun of winter sports and the beauty of a charming mountain resort. Even if in the last years we didn’t have many lesbians joining, we hope that in the future a growing number of women will ski, mix and party with us. All our events during the week are mixed, but some are more geared towards lesbian tastes such as an evening organized in partnership with the Rainbow dancers from the TanzBAR in Bern. Some of our DJs and artists are lesbian and we offer ski guiding with women guides for those who enjoy skiing in a fully lesbian group. Whatever your mood of the day, you will certainly have fun during the week!

    Arosa is situated on a wide sunny plateau in the middle of the Swiss Alps at an altitude of about 1800 meters. The tradition-rich holiday resort is easily accessible by road or train with quick and hourly transfers from Zurich Airport. Find out more about how you travel to Arosa by scrolling down the page to access.

    The winter sports region of Arosa Lenzerheide offers one of the biggest and most accessible ski areas in Switzerland. There is over 225 km of runs spread over two beautiful valleys with three sunny sides, as well as a 50 km freeride area and a fun snow park for you to enjoy. Arosa’s skiing has a modern and well-designed lift system: 43 transport facilities will take you to altitudes of up to 2865 m a.s.l. The trail network, largely above the treeline, is crowned by the Weisshorn and the Rothorn, from the top of which there are spectacular views all around. The slopes in the ski area are suitable for all levels of difficulty, whether you are a beginner or an outstanding skier. More information and slope report on www.arosalenzerheide.swiss

    Eleven gay-friendly partner hotels and a large selection of holiday apartments and chalets are offering special packages allowing you to pick one that matches your taste and wallet. Book now your accommodation and take advantage of our attractive rates. Remember, event and ski passes are always offered at a discounted price if booked together with a partner’s accommodation.

    We are very proud of our program offering you a wide range of activities, ensuring there is something for everyone, even for non-skiers. There are daily events ranging from a classical concert to sunbathing at the Tschuggen hut, not to mention our renowned après-ski, pool, ice-skating and disco parties! 3 kinds of Event Pass are giving you access to the action: Gold (all week), Silver (mid-week) and Bronze (weekend). Every day there are different culinary restaurant suggestions to make your stay even more enjoyable. Pick and choose things you fancy from our program to ensure you have the perfect holiday.

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    Ski or board?

    1 ski area - 2 valleys - 3 sunny sides


    ski & snowboard

    Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you can enjoy 225 km of well groomed pistes, 50 km freeride terrain and fun snow parks. Ski bums and snowboarders can discover the vast ski area in groups.

    lift tickets

    Be a First Minute Dealer and check out what your next ski pass in Arosa Lenzerheide will cost. The sooner you decide, the better the deal!


    walking & sledging

    If you prefer walking, sledging or hiking, some of the winter trails will lead you right into the ski area, which means you can take advantage of the cosy huts and meet up with your friends who are indulging in sports on the slopes.

    Video

    Watch our gay ski week movie. Arosa, is beautifully situated high in a sheltered mountain bowl surrounded by breathtaking peaks with cinematic scenery and a fantastic ski area.

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    BLUE RUNS
    Easy

    32

    RED RUNS
    Intermediate

    14

    BLACK RUNS
    Advanced


    Lodging

    Hotels - Chalets - Apartments

    All our partners are actively gay friendly and offer special packages allowing you to pick one that matches your taste and wallet! Book with us and take advantage of our "Best Price Guarantee" - if you find a better price, we'll match it!

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    Our Team

    is at your disposal all week and is there to guide you not only on the slopes (for skiing and snowboarding) but also in giving you all the information you need and ensuring you have a fantastic time.

    Hitsch Leu

    Founder & President

    Valerie Leu

    Arosa exklusiv rentals

    Alex Herkommer

    Co-President, Coordinator

    Leo

    Communication & Marketing

    Jonathan

    Dancer

    Security Jonathan

    Matthias

    Dancer

    Matthias

    Albert

    team

    Security Albert

    Hendrik

    Artist

    Jess

    Team

    Orlando

    Artist

    Leomeo

    DJ & Producer

    Markus

    Coordinator

    Markus

    Tom Iff

    Team leader & snowboarder

    Snowguide Tom

    Nicole

    Snowboard guide

    Sebastien

    Ski guide

    Snowguide Sebastien

    Guillaume

    Ski-guide

    Vero

    Ski guide

      Max

      Ski-guide

      Snowguide Max

      Guillaume

      Snowboard-guide

      Snowguide Guillaume

      Rob

      Ski guide

      Snowguide Rob

      Matteo

      Ski guide

      Snowguide Matteo

      David

      Ski guide

      Snowguide David

      Martin

      Ski guide

      Martin

      Getting to Arosa

      Fast & easy transfers

      Arosa is located in Eastern Switzerland, between Davos and St. Moritz and just a short transfer away from Zurich airport. Take the motorway A3 to CHUR and drive upward to Arosa in approx. 45 minutes on a narrow winding road. Make sure you stop at some of the scenic look-outs for photos and fresh mountain air. Winter tyres and snow chains are highly recommended. The ride up is impressive and you are greeted with a pretty chocolate box village. Arosa is only 2½ hours away from Zurich.
      By rail:

      By rail:

      Take the Intercity Express train to CHUR. From there, the scenic Rhaetian Railway whisks you up to Arosa (trains run hourly). Click on the train for timetable and price 😉 Some of the hotels will be happy to pick you up at the train station.

      By air:

      By air:

      Fly to ZURICH Airport with SWISS airline. From there take the train to ZURICH HB and change for the Intercity train to CHUR with the connection to the Arosa train. It can’t be easier!


      easy transfers


      Information +41 21 566 70 20 (10:00-19:00 local time)
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