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Grimentz Ski Resort Guide

Grimentz, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 7 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Expert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,874m9,429ft
Resort Height1,570m5,151ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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The Swiss ski resort of Grimentz is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,570m5,151ft.


Grimentz is part of the Sierre-Anniviers ski area with access to 159km99 miles of downhill skiing, with 80 marked pistes, served by a total of 51 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Grimentz itself (26 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Sierre-Anniviers ski resorts of Chandolin, St-Luc, Vercorin and Zinal.

The ski resort itself is at 1,570m5,151ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,874m9,429ft, 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.


Grimentz offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Grimentz.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Grimentz is 7km4 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Grimentz?

The next notable snow forecast is 6cm2in, expected on 13 October.

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Snow Forecast by day for Grimentz

Ski Area Stats

Grimentz 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
22km14 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Sierre-Anniviers Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
159km99 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Grimentz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,874m9,429ft
Lowest Piste1,600m5,249ft
Resort Altitude (Grimentz)1,570m5,151ft
Max Vertical1,304m4,278ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Grimentz
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Grimentz

Ski Hire Shops in Grimentz.

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Ski Lessons in Grimentz

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Grimentz Ski Schools and Grimentz Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Grimentz?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Sierre-Anniviers, Sierre.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Grimentz is Sion, 60 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne and Annecy 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 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 70 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Grimentz open?

 Open from : November 19, 2022.

 Closes : April 16, 2023.

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

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

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