Fantastic Holiday Apartment Winter and Summer

Winter

Hit the slopes

The linked skiing in Grimentz – Zinal Ski area is mainly between 1500m to almost 3000m although the vast majority of the 115km of pistes is above 2100m making it snow secure.

Slope facts

Easy - 6 Pistes
26.5km
Intermediate - 6 Pistes
58.6km
Difficult - 10 Pistes
29.9km
Off Piste

Resort Altitude

1572m

Top Tow

2900m

Ski Area

105km + 115km

Ski Lifts

20

Ski schools

2 ski schools
Ecole Suisse de Ski
Ecole de Ski International

The area has varied skiing from open pistes to forest runs and steep blacks to easy blues, along with the attraction of the extensive off piste for experts. There is a great snow park at 2500m in Grimentz and additionally one in Zinal. The lift system is modern with Gondolas, Cable cars, a funicular in St Luc and fast six man chairlifts. In all there are 220km of pistes, with 44 lifts in the Val d’Anniviers. In addition there are 35Km of cross country skiing trails, 120km of snowshoe trails, 110km of winter hiking trails, 15km of tobbogan runs, 4 snowparks and 11 mountain restaurants.

To get to the other resorts in the Val d’Anniviers from Grimentz there are free buses – a regular bus goes from Grimentz to Zinal and a slightly more irregular service to the other resorts. If you are a competent skier there is a fantastic long black run from Zinal back to Grimentz which starts steep and then meanders through the forest until you pop out a short walk from the main gondola station in Grimentz. The new cable car link between Zinal and Grimentz opened for the 2013/14 season. Along with the attraction of the extensive off piste for experts

Current Skiing conditions

There are lots of other winter activities in the area including:

Ice Skating

The tennis court turns into an outdoor ice rink during the winter season. Skates can be rented at the local sport shops.

Winter Hiking

There are 33km of signposted walks in Grimentz with over 110km in Val d’Anniviers.

Snow Shoe Walking

There are over 120km of trails (guided and self-guided)

Ice Climbing

In Mayoux there is a frozen waterfall which is illuminated at night and can be climbed.

Tobogganing

Over 15km of tobogganing trails. Toboggans can be bought or rented from the local sports shops.

Cross Country Skiing

There are over 35km of cross country skiing pistes in the area.

Swimming and Sauna

To help relax after a hard day outdoors you can relax in the indoor swimming pool and sauna in nearby Zinal.

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