Established in ? the Swiss ski resort Ovronnaz lies at 1350 metres altitude in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2500m the area is snow sure. Over 3 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 15km of trails, which equates to around 5 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Ovronnaz is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 140km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
A year-round multi-sports and relaxation centre, Ovronnaz has a children's lift in the village and a ski centre on the outskirts. Jorasse has two chairs and six drag lifts.
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View our detailed Ovronnaz 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 Ovronnaz snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||CHF250 - CHF250|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Ovronnaz trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||5km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Ovronnaz area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Ovronnaz ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1150m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 9% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 20% intermediate, 60% advanced slopes and 20% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Chatillon run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 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 Ovronnaz 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. Ovronnaz has slopes facing E.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Ovronnaz ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Ecole Suise de ski d'Ovronnaz and has ? teachers teaching in French and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.essovronnaz.ch 3061374
Ovronnaz for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Ovronnaz for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Ovronnaz for expert skiers gets 1 stars out of 5 overall
Ovronnaz for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Ovronnaz snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Ovronnaz: 25km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 0km Intermediate XC Trails: 25km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 2 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 2km
Ovronnaz snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 20 Snowshoeing: 11 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 2km Paragliding schools: 1
Ovronnaz non skiing facilities also include Beauty Salon.