Verbier

Switzerland, Europe

About Verbier

With 410km open from the beginning of November to the end of April, Verbier’s ski area offers incredible terrain. The largest ski area in Switzerland, this south-facing resort is a sun-drenched haven guaranteeing unforgettable moments either on the resort’s terraces throughout the winter season, from November to April, or riding its expansive terrain with views over the Combins range (4,300 m).

Verbier also boasts a spectacular cosmopolitan alpine village replete with authentic chalets. Not to be missed is the Mont Fort – the highest peak in the region at 3,330 m – with an incredible panorama over the most beautiful mountains in the Alps, including the Matterhorn and the Mont Blanc.

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Snow Resort Stats

Mountain

Verbier
  • Elevation Top 3,330m
  • Elevation Bottom 821m
  • Vertical Drop 2,509m
  • Skiable Terrain 162ha
  • Longest Run 8km
  • Total Length of Runs Approximately 412 kms
  • Beginner 31%
  • Intermediate 48%
  • Advanced 21%
  • Total Number of Trails 94

Lifts

Verbier
  • Total 82
  • Highest Lifted Point 3,330m
  • Gondolas 17
  • High Speed Six Chairs 4
  • High Speed Quad Chairs 0
  • Quad Chairs 8
  • Triple Chairs2
  • Double Chairs3
  • Surface Lifts 48
  • Uphill Capacity Unknown

Snow Making

Verbier
  • Snow Making 3ha (2%)
  • Total Number of Guns Unknown
  • Annual Average Snowfall 8.4m

Terrain Parks

Verbier
  • Go Freeriding

Verbier: Insider Ski & Snowboard Tips

At an altitude of between 1,103 metres and 3,300 metres, the Verbier ski area is always one of the first in Switzerland to open for the season.

The 4 Vallées links Verbier, La Tzoumaz and Bruson as well as Nendaz, Veysonnaz and Thyon. The highest point of the ski area is the Mont-Fort Glacier (at 3,330m) from which there are panoramic views towards the Matterhorn and Mont-Blanc massif. The area is perfect for all levels of skier: beginners will be happy on thegently sloping sunny pistes within the resort, while seasoned skiers will enjoy tearing down the pistes and legendary marked freeride trails.

Verbier: Access

By Car: Geneva: 1h50,  Zurich: 3h00,  Milano: 3h00

By Public Transport: Geneva: 2h50,  Zurich: 4h20,  Milano: 3h50

Verbier: Apres & Nightlife

Recognised the world over for its electrifying and cosmopolitan nightlife, Verbier is proud of its bustling clubs and legendary après-ski events. After a great day on the slopes, you can enjoy the resort’s famous estab- lishments like the Pub Mont-Fort, the Fer à Cheval and the Off-Shore, not forgetting Le Rouge, Le Mouton Noir, the Off-Piste bar at the W Hotel, as well as concerts at Farinet Après-Ski.

Afterwards, get your taste buds tingling with either an authentic, tasty Bagnes raclette or by reserving a table at one of the resort’s many cele-brated restaurants: La Table d’Adrien, La Cordée, La Grange, Vie Montagneor the W Kitchen.

Then, the party continues at the Farm Club – a Verbier institution for more than 40 years. And let’s not forget the Étoile, Farinet South and the Casbah,which will keep you dancing till the morning light.

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