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Bruson Ski Resort Guide

Bruson, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length44km27 miles
Highest Lift2,445m8,022ft
Resort Height1,080m3,543ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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A quiet mountain-side village across the valley from Verbier. Plans for a major lift expansion from here into a fifth valley, after which the '4 Valleys' will presumably be re-named.


The Swiss ski resort of Bruson is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,080m3,543ft, with 44km27 miles of marked runs.

Bruson is part of the Four Valleys ski area with access to 412km256 miles of downhill skiing, with 205 marked pistes, served by a total of 92 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Bruson itself (44km27 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Four Valleys ski resorts of Evolène, La Tzoumaz, Nendaz, Siviez, Thyon les Collons, Verbier and Veysonnaz.

With ski lifts as high as 2,445m8,022ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Bruson offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Bruson is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bruson?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm2in, expected on 3 October, with around 16cm6in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Bruson

Ski Area Stats

Bruson Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
44km27 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
11km7 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Four Valleys Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
412km256 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Bruson Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,445m8,022ft
Lowest Piste1,080m3,543ft
Resort Altitude (Bruson)1,080m3,543ft
Max Vertical1,365m4,478ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bruson
Intermediate Skiers

Bruson Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bruson is 3km2 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Bruson?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Four Valleys, Valais.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bruson is Sion, 50 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Turin Caselle, Basel, Chambery, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich and Milan Malpensa 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 five ski lifts are able to uplift 8,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 20km12 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Bruson 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 Bruson, 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 Bruson Tourist Office for the latest.

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