Swiss skiing in Val d'HérensWinter Sports in Val d'Hérens

Ski and snowboard 104 km of piste in Val d'Hérens between 1407-3000m


n the picturesque Val D'Herens lie the pretty, remote villages of La Forclaz, Evolène and Arolla. Arolla is the highest and most snow-sure, Evolène is the easiest to get to and La Forclaz is the smallest. All have rather antiquated and limited lift systems servicing uncrowded pistes. Arolla is a particularly lovely village, but rather remote, situated on the Haute Route ski tour between Chamonix and Zermatt. The skiing in the valley is perhaps somewhat overshadowed by the nearby and more accessible Quattre Vallées resorts, but these slopes are quiet even at weekends, the snow record is very good, the resorts are relatively inexpensive and, as a consequence, the valley has a loyal following of repeat visitors.

Ski and Snowboard Val d'Hérens

Best of the Slopes

13k run from Le Mont Rouge down to Lannaz.

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Getting There

By Road

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As the crow flies, the resort is respectively 162km, 169km and 108km from Basel, Zurich and Geneva airports, 93km, 120km and 80km from Berne, Lucerne and Lausanne, and 812km from London.

Nearby Resorts

Nearby resorts include Les Masses, Nendaz, Siviez, Thyon, Veysonnaz and Arolla.

Weather Outlook

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Piste Map for Val d'Hérens

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