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Bellwald

Bellwald Ski Resort Guide

Bellwald, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length30km19 miles
Highest Lift2,600m8,530ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Basel
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Bellwald

A pretty mountain village in the Western Valais, slightly unusual in that it is located on the mountain side, rather than in the valley, and can be reached by cable car from Furgangen below.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Bellwald is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft, with 30km19 miles of marked runs.

Bellwald has direct access to 30km19 miles of downhill skiing, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,600m8,530ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Bellwald offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bellwald?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm3in, expected on 5 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Bellwald Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
19km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
9km6 miles
Downhill
Total Length
30km19 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
7km4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Altitudes

Bellwald Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,600m8,530ft
Lowest Piste1,650m5,413ft
Resort Altitude (Bellwald)1,600m5,249ft
Max Vertical1,000m3,281ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bellwald
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
Snow
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Bellwald Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bellwald is 4km2 miles long.

Snowboarding

Located at 2050m

Location and Map

Where is Bellwald?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Goms, Valais.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bellwald is Sion, 80 minutes drive away.

Basel, Milan Malpensa, Lugano, Geneva, Zurich and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 7,150 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 11 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Bellwald open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bellwald, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Bellwald Tourist Office for the latest.

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