Anyone with any vague interest in freestyle has heard of Laax. For years the Burton European Open has been held here while the British Ski & Snowboard Champs called it home for years. It’s easy to see why they pick it. With 235km of pistes, 43km of freeride routes, four terrain parks, one mother of a superpipe and a season that starts in November up on the glacier, there is plenty to keep you coming back. Laax and Flims are the two villages which share the same incredible slopes, located a short distance from the town of Chur in Graubünden. Both are worthy places to stay but it is Laax that tends to get all the headlines over the more chilled Flims. Last season the resort was expanded with two new six-seater chairlifts.
Did you know?
Laax has been meticulously recreated in digital form for the Amped series of video games.