After we already thought winter has packed its bags and left for the southern hemisphere, it has returned and whitened the landscape with fresh spring snow. At that occasion, it’s time to write about my last day of 2015/16 ski season, I’ve spent at beautiful Melchsee-Frutt in Central Switzerland.
It seems like Melchsee Frutt is going to become a traditional place to end the ski season as my husband and I also concluded our 2014-15 ski season there.
This season we planned to go skiing to Melchsee Frutt many times, but prior to this trip we haven’t got time/chance to get there. The time flew by and soon the end of the ski season has knocking on door. As Melchsee Frutt is a place my husband and I love, it was a obvious choice for the last ski trip of the season.
As usually, we drove to Stöckalp where we parked our car, bought the ski passes and ascent to Melchsee-Frutt, a high mountain plateau at 1920 meters above the sea level, where the fun began.
Melchsee-Frutt’s ski area is somehow naturally divided to two areas: Bonistock and Erzegg. We’ve skied both areas, starting at easier blue and red slopes at Erzegg and finished at the black slopes of Bonistock.
The day was perfect: the sun was out, the conditions were for this time of the year perfect and we had a fabulous ski trip to wrap this season.
SUMMARY OF THE DAY
- Elevation: 4.005 vert.m.
- Downhill distances: 35.28 km
- 1-day ski pass: 50 CHF/person (+5 CHF refundable ski card depot)
- Parking fee: 5 CHF
- Lunch at the Erzegg Restaurant (for two): cc. 50 CHF
How to get to Melchsee-Frutt:
- By car: At A8 road take the exit Sarnen/Kerns. Follow the road to Kerns – Melchtal – Stöckalp
- By public transport: take train to Sarnen and change for bus (Postauto) to Stöckalp.