Laax, Switzerland’s Best Ski Resort and the World’s Best Freestyle Resort of 2017, hosts a snowboarding competition like no other every year, the LAAX Open.
Professional and amateur snowboarders alike gather in the premier Swiss resort every January to compete in their respective categories.
The LAAX Open is held at the Laax Ski Resort in Canton of Graubünden, Swiss Alps in Switzerland. 2018’s event will be held from the 15th to 20th January, the ski resort hosts a snowboarding competition that is open to the public.
The best accommodation would be the Laax Ski Resort as it is the most convenient. However, there are also other accommodations in the area like the Rock Resort, Signina Hotel, Riders, Hotel Bellaval, Hotel Laaxherholf, Bundnerhaus and Hotel Arena Alva, all within 2 km of the event location.
For more options head to the map below for the best hotel deals and Airbnb’s in Laax.
Commonly, there are buses and coaches going to the ski resort in the Swiss Alps. Ski resorts usually have lifts, which you may purchase from the respective ski resort where you’re headed.
If you happen to get tired of snow sports there are plenty of other things to see and do in the Swiss Alps.
1. During summer, you can go mountain biking in the bike trails of the Vorab Glacier or Runcatrail. Enjoy a day at the lake at Cauma, Cresta or Laaxersee.
2. Never miss to see the UNESCO world heritage site, the Tectonic Arena Sardona.
3. Take a picture of the scenic gorge views in Felsbachschlucht and Rheinschlucht or the viewing platform in Aussichtsplattform Il Spir.
The LAAX Open is an exciting snowboarding competition worth watching. See world-class athletes perform death defying stunts on the slopes of LAAX.
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The Open will take place on January 14 – 19, 2019.
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