Swiss skiing in La ForclazWinter Sports in La Forclaz

Ski and snowboard 15 km of piste in La Forclaz between 1696-2204m


a Forclaz and La Sage are small hamlets above Les Haudères in the beautiful but isolated Val d'Herens. They share a modest ski area and are a stepping off point for ski touring. La Forclaz is served by a bus from Les Haudères which links up with the regular post bus to and from Sion. There is free parking near the lifts.

Ski and Snowboard La Forclaz

There is also a hamlet called La Forclaz in canton Vaud which has a single ski lift and a couple of short runs.

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Getting There

By Road

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  • The road distance from Basel is around 284 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 20 mins.
  • The road distance from Lausanne is around 127 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 41 mins.

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Piste Map for La Forclaz

Ski and Snowboard using the La Forclaz trail map


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Accommodation in the Resort & Nearby

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Ski and Snowboard Valais

La Forclaz is located in Valais

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