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Evolène

Evolène Ski Resort Guide

Evolène, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length43km27 miles
Highest Lift2,700m8,858ft
Resort Height1,380m4,528ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Chambery
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Evolène

A pretty, traditional village with a mid-sized ski area, served almost entirely by drag lifts, accessed by a double chairlift from the valley floor. So a very old school ski area with, unusually mostly red intermediate and black graded trails, although is a god beginners area at the base of the runs and several blue progression runs.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Evolène is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,380m4,528ft, with 43km27 miles of marked runs.

Evolène 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 Evolène itself (43km27 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 Bruson, La Tzoumaz, Nendaz, Siviez, Thyon les Collons, Verbier and Veysonnaz.

With ski lifts as high as 2,700m8,858ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Evolène. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Evolène?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 27 October, with around 4cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Evolène Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Downhill
Total Length
43km27 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
15km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Four Valleys Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
20
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
106
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
77
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 
Downhill
Total Length
412km256 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
92

Altitudes

Evolène Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,700m8,858ft
Lowest Piste1,380m4,528ft
Resort Altitude (Evolène)1,380m4,528ft
Max Vertical1,320m4,331ft

Snowboarding

Park has rails, tables, fun box.

Location and Map

Where is Evolène?

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

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Evolène is Sion, 20 minutes drive away.

Chambery, Geneva, Turin Caselle, Berne, Annecy, Basel 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.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 8,900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Evolène open?

 Open from : December 19, 2020.

 Closes : March 21, 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 Evolène, 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 Evolène Tourist Office for the latest.

Evolène