Established in 1876 the Swiss ski resort Morgins Champoussin lies at 1350 metres altitude in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2000m the area is not snow sure. Over 15 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 7km of trails, which equates to around 10 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Morgins Champoussin is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 128km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Highest and oldest of the 'genuine' resorts on the Swiss side of the Portes du Soleil offering a good range of off-slope facilities whilst retaining its charm.
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View our detailed Morgins Champoussin 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 Morgins Champoussin snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||CHF270 - CHF300|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2019|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2020|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Morgins Champoussin trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||6km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|Slope Orientation||N S W E|
|direction Morgins Champoussin area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Morgins Champoussin ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 650m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 55% intermediate, 45% advanced slopes and 0% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Morgins Champoussin after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
The Swiss resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Morgins Champoussin 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. Morgins Champoussin has slopes facing N S W E.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Morgins Champoussin ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Swiss Ski and Snowboard School and has ? teachers teaching in Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and taking students from a minimum age of firstname.lastname@example.org www.morgins.ch 4772949
Morgins Champoussin for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Morgins Champoussin for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Morgins Champoussin for expert skiers gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Morgins Champoussin for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Morgins Champoussin snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Morgins Champoussin: 20km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 3km Intermediate XC Trails: 8km Difficult XC Trails: 9km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 1 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Morgins Champoussin snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 12 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 1
Morgins Champoussin non skiing facilities also include Archery, Cyber Cafe, Devalkart, Hunting Trail, Mountain Biking.