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Champex-Lac

Champex-Lac Ski Resort Guide

Champex-Lac, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length15km9 miles
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Resort Height1,500m4,921ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Champex-Lac

A quiet lake-side village between the Great St. Bernhard and Mont Blanc massifs. There are 1.5km of illuminated cross-country trails and serious skiers can head for the 4 Valleys area nearby.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Champex-Lac is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,500m4,921ft, with 15km9 miles of marked runs.

Champex-Lac has direct access to 15km9 miles of downhill skiing, with 4 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,200m7,218ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Champex-Lac offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Champex-Lac offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Champex-Lac?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Champex-Lac.

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Ski Area Stats

Champex-Lac Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 8km5 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Downhill
Total Length
15km9 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
4

Altitudes

Champex-Lac Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Lowest Piste1,500m4,921ft
Resort Altitude (Champex-Lac)1,500m4,921ft
Max Vertical700m2,297ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Champex-Lac
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Champex-Lac Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Champex-Lac is 7km4 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Champex-Lac?

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

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Champex-Lac is Sion, 42 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Turin Caselle, Basel, Chambery, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Milan Malpensa and Zurich 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.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 2,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Champex-Lac open?

 Open from : December 5, 2020.

 Closes : April 10, 2021.

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 Champex-Lac, 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 Champex-Lac Tourist Office for the latest.

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