La Tzoumaz, Switzerland

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Geneva / Geneve 90mins

Sion 30mins


La Tzoumaz ski holidays

Established in 1950 the Swiss ski resort La Tzoumaz lies at 1500 metres altitude in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2350m the area is not snow sure. Over 4 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 5km of trails, which equates to around 10 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to La Tzoumaz is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 150km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

Part of the famous Four Valleys ski area below the Mont Fort glacier. Slopes are north facing and the resort quieter than neighbouring Verbier.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 2 runs 0km
2%  Intermediate Trails
 21 runs 49km
40%  Advanced Trails
 31 runs 49km
40%  Expert Trails
 5 runs 7km

Resort and Holiday Stats

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)CHF336 - CHF336
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2015
Resort ClosesApr 2016
(snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs150km
total length of La Tzoumaz trails
Longest Lift-Served Run10km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope OrientationN
direction La Tzoumaz area faces
Top Altitude2350m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude1500m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude1500m
centre of La Tzoumaz ski resort
Vertical Drop850m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical^v 850m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Skiing in La Tzoumaz

70 pistes and trails means approximately 150km of runs. 9 La Tzoumaz lifts have capacity to transport 10000 per hour. The longest run in the Swiss ski resort is over 10km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in La Tzoumaz.

SNO-man says

The mountain has 2% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 40% intermediate, 40% advanced slopes and 20% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 6km La Tzoumaz run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in La Tzoumaz

Of the 9 ski lifts, 3 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good La Tzoumaz is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.

SNO-man says

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

La Tzoumaz Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

2 apres ski bars 10 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling, Ski Bob.

SNO-man says


Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"La Tzoumaz" by any other name

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

The direction which the various La Tzoumaz 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. La Tzoumaz has slopes facing N.

Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in La Tzoumaz

La Tzoumaz ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole Suisse de Ski and has ? teachers teaching in English, French, German and taking students from a minimum age of 3065272

La Tzoumaz for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

La Tzoumaz for intermediates  gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

La Tzoumaz for expert skiers   gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

La Tzoumaz for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in La Tzoumaz

La Tzoumaz snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in La Tzoumaz: 0km X C ski trails, Lessons available? N

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

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 10km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in La Tzoumaz

La Tzoumaz snow fun - off slope winter activities

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

Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 10km Paragliding schools: 1

La Tzoumaz non skiing facilities also include Curling, Ski Bob.

La Tzoumaz reviews, 4.5 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.
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