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Morgins

Morgins Ski Resort Guide

Morgins, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length100km
Highest Lift2,470m
Resort Height1,400m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Morgins

Highest and oldest of the 'genuine' resorts on the Swiss side of the Portes du Soleil offering a good range of off-slope facilities whilst retaining its charm.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Morgins is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,400m, with 100km of marked runs.

Morgins 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 Morgins 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, Les Crosets, Torgon, Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine and Saint Jean d'Aulps.

With ski lifts as high as 2,470m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Morgins offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Morgins is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Morgins.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Morgins?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 24 June.

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Ski Area Stats

Morgins Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
11
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
14
Downhill
Total Length
100km
Cross Country
Total Length
20km
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

Morgins Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,470m
Resort Altitude (Morgins)1,400m
Lowest Piste1,000m
Max Vertical1,470m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Morgins
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Morgins Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Morgins is 6km long.

Location and Map

Where is Morgins?

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 Morgins is Sion, 50 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Chambery, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Turin Caselle and Dole–Jura 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 35 ski lifts are able to uplift 17,790 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km of ski runs, with 15 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Morgins open?

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

Usual opening is late 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 Morgins, 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 Morgins Tourist Office for the latest.

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