Grimentz - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Grimentz - Ski Resort in Sierre-Anniviers, Swiss Alps (1600m to 2874m)
Fabulous untouched village meeting virtually every conceivable criteria for an 'ideal ski resort' (scenery, ambience, facilities, ski area size, extensiveness and variety of terrain), and with high-altitude skiing reached by gondola.
Key Facts for Grimentz
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The Swiss ski resort of Grimentz is part of the Sierre-Anniviers ski area with access to 80 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Grimentz itself 98pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Sierre-Anniviers ski resorts of Chandolin, St-Luc, Vercorin and Zinal.
The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
Snowmaking :- Grimentz is able to augment natural snow, with 70 Snow Cannons.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 11 Ski Lifts of Grimentz are able to uplift 10,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Grimentz are perfectly feasible. Sion Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
Skiing in Grimentz
All levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert, are well-catered for in Grimentz.
Snowboarding in Grimentz
There is a Boarder Cross and a Snow Park.
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Grimentz in brief
Grimentz Ski Resort is:
Very good for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Very good for Beginners.
Good for Snowboarding.
Grimentz Season Dates
Open from : December 21, 2013.
Closes : April 21, 2014.
Usual opening - Mid Dec.
Usual closing - Mid April.
NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Grimentz.