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Crans-Montana

Discover the most beautiful panorama in the Alps in Crans-Montana! The views over the « Imperial Crown » of the Weisshorn, the Zinalrothorn, the Obergabelhorn, the Matterhorn and the Dent-Blanche are striking. Crans-Montana, you can ski at altitudes ranging from 1500 right up to the glacier at 3000m. The ski area includes 23 ski lifts. The area extends over 140 km of marked pistes, a third of which can be covered with artificial snow, so a great ski season is guaranteed in this region which is among the sunniest in Valais.

Although the ski area attracts the best skiers in the world for Alpine skiing and snowboard competitions, the pistes can be enjoyed by everyone. Beginners are introduced to the joys of skiing and snowboarding on the nursery slopes or on the golf course, which is transformed into a snow-covered playground during winter. Adventure seekers will have a great time in the 50.000m2 snowpark. Cross-country skiers can enjoy 35 km of prepared pistes, ranging from the plateau at 1500 metres, up to the glacier itself.

The ski area can even be enjoyed by those who don’t ski ! The mountain restaurants and bars have very different atmospheres, and three of them have been renovated for this winter.

Crans-Montana has many marked paths (63 km) which you can enjoy at high or medium. The paths on the golf course, when under a layer of snow, become Crans-Montana’s "Champs Elysées" ! Walks in the lower hills are also superb, whatever the season. Those who want to be active and work out healthily and effectively while also enjoying magnificent scenery will like being coached by instructors qualified in Nordic or Masai Walking, or how about accompanied walks or anexcursion with a qualified mountain guide to the Swiss Alpine Club hut, for example.

Whether you’re with friends or the family, make the most of your stay in the mountains to have some fun : sledging, airboard, sled-dog rides, acrobatics in the trees or exploring the region by hot-air balloon…

Piste de luge de 6km the choice of fun activities is almost endless. You can hurtle down the pistes on skis of course, and obviously on a snowboard too, but also on a snowbike, snowskate or snowscoot.

Crans-Montana is proud to display the « Families Welcome » label. The resort is a great playground for children, whether in the snow kindergartens on the slopes or on the golf course, which is transformed into a paradise for families in winter. This is where Bibi the Marmot (the mascot of Crans-Montana) lives, and find activity coordinators on hand to offer children numerous activities : snowtubing, sledging, a slide, swings, a treasure hunt…and something else to try : the adventure in the trees at the Fun Forest, with different routes suitable for different ages.

Number of elevators

23

Drags

Chairs

Gondolas

11 6 6

Length of skiing trails (km)

140

Blue

Red

Black

55

70

15

The highest point (m)

3000



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