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Ovronnaz

Ovronnaz Ski Resort Guide

Ovronnaz, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length25km16 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,350m4,429ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Ovronnaz

A year-round multi-sports and relaxation centre, Ovronnaz has a children's lift in the village and a ski centre on the outskirts. Jorasse has two chairs and six drag lifts.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Ovronnaz is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,350m4,429ft, with 25km16 miles of marked runs.

Ovronnaz has direct access to 25km16 miles of downhill skiing, with 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Ovronnaz offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Ovronnaz offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Ovronnaz.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ovronnaz?

The next notable snow forecast is 32cm13in, expected on 26 October, with around 33cm13in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Ovronnaz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
25km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
25km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Altitudes

Ovronnaz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste1,450m4,757ft
Resort Altitude (Ovronnaz)1,350m4,429ft
Max Vertical1,150m3,773ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ovronnaz
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ovronnaz Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Ovronnaz is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Chatillon'.

Location and Map

Where is Ovronnaz?

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

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ovronnaz is Sion, 30 minutes drive away.

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

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km9 miles of ski runs, with 3 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ovronnaz open?

 Open from : December 5, 2020.

 Closes : April 10, 2021.

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

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 Ovronnaz, 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 Ovronnaz Tourist Office for the latest.

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