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Veysonnaz ski resort

Valais, Switzerland

Veysonnaz ski resort is located in the heart of the Valais, Switzerland and is part of the 4 Vallees ski domain. The 4 Vallées ski domain joins six ski resorts making it the biggest ski area in Switzerland and the 3rd biggest in Europe! It links Veysonnaz ski resort (1350m), Thyon ski resort, Nendaz ski resort, and via the Mont-Fort which summits at 3330m, Verbier ski resort and La Tzoumaz ski resort. 

Veysonnaz ski resort with its small authentic village located 13km from Sion with mesmerizing surroundings. The village is located at 1470m base elevation and the peak elevation lifts lead you up to 2700m providing skiers and boarders with an impressive 1230m vertical drop. Originally built in 1960 the first cable car connecting Veysonnaz to Thyon was opened in 1961. The inauguration of the Ours cable car in 1981 was the fastest in Europe at that time. The Piste de L’Ours was officially approved to host World Cup Competitions in 1990 and since then Veysonnaz ski resort has been host to several their World Cup competitions.

As part of the 4 Vallees Veysonnaz ski resort offers with total trails of 412km with their longest run of 2 8km. The ski resort is suitable for all levels of skiers and boarders. The terrain breakdown is around 25% beginner trails, 25% advanced trails and 50% for intermediate skiers and snowboarders.

The exclusive ‘piste de l’Ours’ is a legendary run and a special attraction for the advanced skiers and boarders. Veysonnaz ski resort offers a unique opportunity every Tuesday evening throughout the high season to take part in a mesmerizing torchlight descent as part of their night skiing.

Veysonnaz ski resort is great for a family adventure with a free lift pass for children under seven. Also, don’t forget to take part of all the fun activities organized by the mountain fun. The mountain legends are literally alive here! So, it’s also a great pleasure to enjoy everything for the children.

The most expensive part of every ski trip is usually the accommodation costs. If you are looking to compare hotel prices and to book your accommodation for your next trip to Veysonnaz ski resort please visit our STAY page. We invite you to book directly online through our website.

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Total Trails: 412 km 256 mi

  • Easiest 169 km 105 mi | 41%
  • More Difficult 222 km 137.9 mi | 54%
  • Most Difficult 21 km 13 mi | 5%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes No

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
2699.9 m 8858 ft
Base elevation:
1469.7 m 4822 ft
Vertical Drop:
1229.9 m 4035 ft
Total Trails:
412 km 256 mi
Longest Run:
2 km 1.8 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassCHF 46
  • Kids Day PassCHF 23
  • Season PassCHF 1480
  • Kids Season PassCHF 740
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 88

  • Gondolas16
  • Chairlifts29
  • T-Bars43
live cam

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %26 %
  • No of Snow guns

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:18/03/2018
  • 24hrs Snow 5 cm 2 in
  • Base (natural):100 cm 39.4 in
-10 °C
-11 °C
NW12 km/h NW7 m/h


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