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Die Sonnenbahn B5

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Sonnenbahn B5 chairlift boasts state-of-the-art technology

A favourite with families & groups

The popular Sonnenbahn B5 chairlift is located at Idalp, right at the heart of Ischgl’s ski resort. A highlight for parents and accompanying adults: The state-of-the-art detachable chairlift boasts automatic safety bars. The bars automatically close once everyone is seated and only open again when the mountain station is reached.

The powerful Sonnenbahn chairlift transports up to 2,400 avid skiers per hour up to the summit. Located right between the two popular blue slopes number 6 and 9, the 6-seater chairlift is perfect for beginners and families.

Great for families

Ride to the top with Sonnenbahn

A 3-minute ride to skiing bliss

A great feature for families with children: Hop on the comfortable heated chairs and watch how the safety bars automatically close! During the three-minute ride, you can marvel at the snow-covered slopes and gear up for your upcoming snow adventure.

6 seater


with seat heating
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Key facts about Sonnenbahn B5

Facts & figures

Sonnenbahn B5 chairlift boasts the following characteristics:

  • The valley station is located at 2,306 metres above sea level.
  • The mountain station is located at 2,434 metres above sea level.
  • The chairlift covers a total distance of 646 metres and an altitude difference of 128 metres.
  • The state-of-the-art chairlift moves up to 2,400 people per hour.

Success story

The history of a high-tech chairlift: Sonnenbahn B2

2011 marked the start of an era

Just like many other lifts and cable cars in Ischgl, Sonnenbahn chairlift can look back on an impressive history.

The first Sonnenlift was put into operation on 14 December 1977, transporting a total of seven million winter sports athletes until 2011. In the summer of 2011, it was time to open a new chapter with an impressive upgrade.

Check out our blog article to learn about the fascinating reconstruction process!

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