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Pizolbahnen AG

Mission statement

Our position

We are a tourism-oriented company and operate transport facilities, restaurants and hotels on the PIZOL.

Our guests

Our entire commitment is geared towards inspiring our guests for the Pizol through natural and authentic experiences on the mountain that are fun and enjoyable.

The employees

Employees are a key factor to which we attach particular importance.

Our economic orientation

As a mixed-economy company, we incorporate the interests of our partners on the mountain and the public sector into our objectives. In order to manage the balancing act between purely economic considerations on the one hand and private and public interests on the other, we must and want to opt for cost-optimized operating models.

Our dealings with business partners

We are a reliable, fair and long-term thinking partner.

The environment and nature are important to us

The wonderful natural landscape and the unique cultural landscape of the PIZOL are the essential foundations for our offers and products and the long-term success of the company.

Brief profile

Operating incomeCHF 9.8 million (2021/22)
Number of employeesaround 100 in winter/ around 70 in summer
Winter sports zone696 hectares
Highest point2,844 m above sea level (Pizol summit, not accessible by cable car)
2,250 m above sea level (Laufböden - Pizolhütte connecting lift mountain station)
Lowest point509 m above sea level (Wangs valley station)
Height difference in the area2,335 m (Pizol summit - Wangs valley station)
1,718 m (Pizolhütte - Wangs valley station)
Railroad facilities12 lifts (2 gondola lifts, 4 chairlifts, 5 T-bar lifts, 1 children's area with 3 conveyor belts)
Conveying capacity17,912 people per hour
Total length of the tracks15.8 km
Slopes and slope kilometers28 slopes with a total of 50 km
Snowmaking25% of the slope areas
FreestyleRiderpark Pizol for all rider levels
Sledding3 km toboggan run Furt - Maienberg, 3 km toboggan run Maienberg - Wangs
Number of guests7,000 visitors on peak days
First-time admissions winter
First-time admissions summer
First-time admissions total
257,000 guests (2021/22)
103,000 guests (2022)
360,000 guests (2021/22)