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Morgins Champoussin, Switzerland

Morgins Champoussin ski holidays

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.

SNO-man says

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.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs ?km
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 14 runs ?km
55% 
Advanced Trails
 11 runs ?km
45%  Expert Trails
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Resort and Holiday Stats

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.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) CHF270 - CHF300
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 70km
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 Altitude 2000m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1350m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1350m
centre of Morgins Champoussin ski resort
Vertical Drop 650m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 650m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Morgins Champoussin web cams
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Avoriaz

Les Carroz

Les Gets

Morzine

Samoens

Skiing in Morgins Champoussin

25 pistes and trails means approximately 70km of runs. 16 Morgins Champoussin lifts have capacity to transport 17790 per hour. The longest run in the Swiss ski resort is over 6km.

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    

Snowboarding in Morgins Champoussin

Of the 16 ski lifts, 14 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Morgins Champoussin is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 100 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Morgins Champoussin Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

6 apres ski bars 16 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 2 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 12 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Archery, Cyber Cafe, Devalkart, Hunting Trail, Mountain Biking.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Morgins Champoussin" by any other name

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    

Main Ski School in Morgins Champoussin

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 3.ecoledeski@morgins.ch 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    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Morgins Champoussin

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

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Morgins Champoussin

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.


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