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Anzere, Switzerland

Anzere ski holidays

Established in 1965 the Swiss ski resort Anzere lies at 1423 metres altitude in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2462m the area is not snow sure. Over 84 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 10km of trails, which equates to around 25 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Anzere is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 160km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from November to April.

SNO-man says

A south-facing purpose-built resort in traditional Swiss architectural style, close to Crans. It is very popular, partly because it is the sunniest spot in Switzerland, according to official statistics.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs 0km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 4 runs 3km
12.5% 
Advanced Trails
 9 runs 32km
75%  Expert Trails
 1 runs 5km
12.5% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Anzere snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Anzere snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) CHF263 - CHF263
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensNov 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 40km
total length of Anzere trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation S E
direction Anzere area faces
Top Altitude 2462m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1423m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1423m
centre of Anzere ski resort
Vertical Drop 1039m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1039m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Anzere web cams
Nearby resorts:

Cervinia

Saas Fee

Zermatt

Skiing in Anzere

15 pistes and trails means approximately 40km of runs. 13 Anzere lifts have capacity to transport 9250 per hour. The longest run in the Swiss ski resort is over 5km.

The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 12.5% intermediate, 75% advanced slopes and 12.5% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 5km Piste des Masques run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Anzere

Of the 13 ski lifts, 8 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Anzere is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Anzere Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

5 apres ski bars 12 restaurants 0 bowling 3 night club 0 cinema 2 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 0 hot tubs 2 solariums 2 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 35 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 2 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Anzere" by any other name

The Swiss resort is also known as Wildhorn and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Anzere slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Anzere has slopes facing S E.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Anzere

Anzere ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Swiss Ski and Snowboard School and has 65 teachers teaching in Dutch, English, French, German and taking students from a minimum age of 4.info@essazere.ch www.essazere.ch 3982744

Anzere for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Anzere for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Anzere for expert skiers   gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Anzere for snowboarding  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Anzere

Anzere snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Anzere: 3km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 3km     Intermediate XC Trails: 0km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 6.2km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Anzere

Anzere snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 35 Snowshoeing: 25 Hang Gliding : 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 6.2km Paragliding schools: 1

Anzere non skiing facilities also include ?.


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