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Bourg-St-Pierre Ski Resort Guide

Bourg-St-Pierre, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Highest Lift2,800m9,186ft
Resort Height1,910m6,266ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Turin Caselle
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Five kilometres (three miles) before the entrance to the St Bernard Tunnel lies the peaceful village of Bourg - St - Pierre. The Super St Bernard ski area is right by the tunnel entrance. The single chair climbs almost 900 metres to deliver wonderful red and black descents. There are also off piste routes up to 10km long down over the border to Italy with a bus service back through the tunnel.


The Swiss ski resort of Bourg-St-Pierre is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,910m6,266ft.

Bourg-St-Pierre has direct access to 4 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,910m6,266ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,800m9,186ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Bourg-St-Pierre offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bourg-St-Pierre?

The next notable snow forecast is 5cm2in, expected on 3 October, with around 25cm10in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Bourg-St-Pierre

Ski Area Stats

Bourg-St-Pierre Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
5km3 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Bourg-St-Pierre Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,800m9,186ft
Lowest Piste1,910m6,266ft
Resort Altitude (Bourg-St-Pierre)1,910m6,266ft
Max Vertical890m2,920ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bourg-St-Pierre
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Bourg-St-Pierre Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bourg-St-Pierre is 10km6 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Bourg-St-Pierre?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bourg-St-Pierre is Sion, 43 minutes drive away.

Turin Caselle, Berne, Geneva, Annecy, Milan Malpensa, Chambery, Basel, Turin Cuneo and Milan Linate airports are all within three hours drive.

Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 1,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 1 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Bourg-St-Pierre 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 Bourg-St-Pierre, 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 Bourg-St-Pierre Tourist Office for the latest.