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Champex-Lac Ski Resort Guide

Champex-Lac, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length15km
Highest Lift2,200m
Resort Height1,500m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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A quiet lake-side village between the Great St. Bernhard and Mont Blanc massifs. There are 1.5km of illuminated cross-country trails and serious skiers can head for the 4 Valleys area nearby.


The Swiss ski resort of Champex-Lac is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,500m, with 15km of marked runs.

Champex-Lac has direct access to 15km of downhill skiing, with 4 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,200m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Champex-Lac offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Champex-Lac offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Champex-Lac?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm, expected on 2 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Champex-Lac Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 3km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 8km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 1km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Champex-Lac Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m
Lowest Piste1,500m
Resort Altitude (Champex-Lac)1,500m
Max Vertical700m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Champex-Lac
Intermediate Skiers

Champex-Lac Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Champex-Lac is 7km long.

Location and Map

Where is Champex-Lac?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Champex-Lac is Sion, 42 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Turin Caselle, Basel, Chambery, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Milan Malpensa 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.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 2,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Champex-Lac open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

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 Champex-Lac, 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 Champex-Lac Tourist Office for the latest.

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