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Champoussin Ski Resort Guide

Champoussin, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length10km6 miles
Highest Lift2,350m7,710ft
Resort Height1,310m4,298ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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Champoussin

The Swiss ski resort of Champoussin is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,310m4,298ft, with 10km6 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Champoussin is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 410km255 miles of downhill skiing, with 115 marked pistes, served by a total of 115 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Champoussin itself (10km6 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins, Torgon, Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine and Saint Jean d'Aulps.

With ski lifts as high as 2,350m7,710ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Champoussin offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Champoussin is 7km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Aiguille des Champeys', which is 1km1 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Champoussin?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 4 March, with around 46cm18in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Champoussin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 9km6 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 
Downhill
Total Length
10km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
115
Downhill
Total Length
410km255 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
115

Altitudes & Slopes

Champoussin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,350m7,710ft
Lowest Piste1,680m5,512ft
Resort Altitude (Champoussin)1,310m4,298ft
Max Vertical1,040m3,412ft

Ski Slope Aspects

N, E

Champoussin has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow), as well as east.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Champoussin
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
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Location and Map

Where is Champoussin?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Val-d'Illiez, Monthey.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Champoussin is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

Berne, Geneva, Annecy, Chambery, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Turin Caselle and Dole–Jura airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 7,950 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 9 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Champoussin open?

 Closes : April 14, 2024.

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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

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