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Le Chable, Switzerland

Le Chable ski holidays

Established in ? the Swiss ski resort Le Chable lies at 1100 metres altitude in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2445m the area is not snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 20km of trails, which equates to around 65 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Le Chable is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 145km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

A quiet mountain-side village across the valley from Verbier. Plans for a major lift expansion from here into a fifth valley, after which the '4 Valleys' will presumably be re-named.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs 0km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 7 runs ?km
65% 
Advanced Trails
 4 runs ?km
30%  Expert Trails
 1 runs ?km
5% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Le Chable 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 Le Chable snow history.

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

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 30km
total length of Le Chable trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 3km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N W
direction Le Chable area faces
Top Altitude 2445m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1100m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1100m
centre of Le Chable ski resort
Vertical Drop 1345m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1345m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Le Chable web cams
Nearby resorts:

Nendaz

Verbier

Veysonnaz

Skiing in Le Chable

12 pistes and trails means approximately 30km of runs. 6 Le Chable lifts have capacity to transport 8000 per hour. The longest run in the Swiss ski resort is over 3km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in Le Chable.

The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 65% intermediate, 30% advanced slopes and 5% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Le Chable

Of the 6 ski lifts, 5 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Le Chable is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Le Chable Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

1 apres ski bars 12 restaurants 0 bowling 4 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 2 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 3 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Hang Gliding, Horse Riding.

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"Le Chable" by any other name

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

The direction which the various Le Chable 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. Le Chable has slopes facing N W.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Le Chable

Le Chable ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole Suisse de Ski and has ? teachers teaching in French and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? ? 7714444

Le Chable for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Le Chable for intermediates  gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Le Chable for expert skiers   gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Le Chable for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Le Chable

Le Chable snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Le Chable: 30km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 30km     Intermediate XC Trails: 0km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: N     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Le Chable

Le Chable snow fun - off slope winter activities

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

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

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

Le Chable non skiing facilities also include Hang Gliding, Horse Riding.


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