4 Vallees Ski Resort Guide & Piste Map
4 Vallees Resort Description
12 kilometres of slope at altitudes between 3.300 and 1.400 meters make the region 4 Vallées in the French-speaking part of the canton Wallis the largest skiing region of Switzerland and one of the largest skiing regions of Europe. As the name says, the Swiss winter sports region is comprised of four side valleys on the southern part of the Rhône. Nearly 100 lifts connect the valleys and mountain ranges of Nendaz, Veysonnaz, Verbier, Thyon and La Tzoumaz to form a single unique skiing region that has the right slopes for every athletic demand. A total of six skiing villages throughout the region serve as starting points to explore the slopes of Quatre Vallées among them also Verbier as one of the most famous skiing villages of Switzerland. Thanks to the approximately 118 single slopes, the versatile and different skiing region offers ideal settings for every winter athlete beginner, families or ambitioned professional.
Skiers looking for that special something will find a highlight in the skiing region 4 Vallées with the 3.330 meter high Mont-Fort glacier. In addition to one of the probably most beautiful Alpine views of the world and powder snow all the way into April, this mountain is famous for the highest snow bar of the Alps and one of the steepest mogul slopes of the Alps and its demanding downhills. For all those looking for an athletic challenge, the other slopes of Quatre Vallées also offer numerous long stretches of downhill and deep snow slopes.