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Grimentz

Grimentz Ski Resort Guide

Grimentz, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 7 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Expert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,874m
Resort Height1,570m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Grimentz

Fabulous untouched village meeting virtually every conceivable criteria for an 'ideal ski resort' (scenery, ambience, facilities, ski area size, extensiveness and variety of terrain), and with high-altitude skiing reached by gondola.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Grimentz is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,570m.

Grimentz is part of the Sierre-Anniviers ski area with access to 159km 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 1,570m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,874m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Grimentz?

The next notable snow forecast is 10cm, expected on 29 September, with around 29cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Grimentz
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2,498m
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Ski Area Stats

Grimentz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
10
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
10
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Cross Country
Total Length
22km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
11

Sierre-Anniviers Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
14
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
36
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
28
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 
Downhill
Total Length
159km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
51

Altitudes

Grimentz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,874m
Lowest Piste1,600m
Resort Altitude (Grimentz)1,570m
Max Vertical1,304m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Grimentz
Freeriders
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Grimentz Overview

Fabulous untouched village meeting virtually every conceivable criteria for an 'ideal ski resort' (scenery, ambience, facilities, ski area size, extensiveness and variety of terrain), and with high-altitude skiing reached by gondola.

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Grimentz is 7km long.

Snowboarding

There is a Boarder Cross and a Snow Park.

Location and Map

Where is Grimentz?

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

Map

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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.

Infrastructure

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?

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

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 Grimentz, 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 Grimentz Tourist Office for the latest.

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