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Les Crosets

Les Crosets Ski Resort Guide

Les Crosets, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length100km
Highest Lift2,277m
Resort Height1,660m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Les Crosets

A small ski station best suited to dedicated skiers, with three hotels located at the foot of the ski slopes. This village, located at 1,668m, is the ideal jumping-off point for families, sports lovers and anyone who wants to explore the Portes du Soleil.

In winter, the resort has a quick link connection with France over the spectacular pointe des Mossettes lift (2,277m). The experienced instructors at the Swiss Ski School await beginner and advanced skiers and snowboarders alike for lessons and guiding. Freestylers can get their fill of thrills in the Snowpark which, according to those in the know, is one of the world’s best! The bravest may tackle Chavanette, otherwise known as the ‘Swiss Wall.’

Les Crosets is not just about skiing. A multitude of other activities await visitors including snowshoeing on marked trails or a ride down the sledging run. Special events include nighttime sledging, Snowpark competitions and ski races.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Les Crosets is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,660m, with 100km of marked runs.

Les Crosets is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 400km of downhill skiing, with 285 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Les Crosets itself (100km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Champéry, Champoussin, Morgins, Torgon, Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine and Saint Jean d'Aulps.

The ski resort itself is at 1,660m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,277m, snow cover is generally reliable.

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 Les Crosets?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Les Crosets.

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Ski Area Stats

Les Crosets Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 
Downhill
Total Length
100km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
35

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
32
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
100
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
122
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
31
Downhill
Total Length
400km
Cross Country
Total Length
243km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
196

Altitudes

Les Crosets Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,277m
Lowest Piste1,660m
Resort Altitude (Les Crosets)1,660m
Max Vertical617m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Crosets
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Les Crosets Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Les Crosets is 7km long and the most difficult run is the 'Chavartte'.

Snowboarding

Swiss snowboard school ( tel: 24 / 4791679 )

Location and Map

Where is Les Crosets?

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

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Crosets is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Chambery, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Turin Caselle, Zurich and Lyon St-Exupéry airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 35 ski lifts are able to uplift 47,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 3km of ski runs, with 14 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Crosets open?

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

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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 Les Crosets, 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 Les Crosets Tourist Office for the latest.

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