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Gryon Ski Resort Guide

Gryon, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length60km37 miles
Highest Lift2,020m6,627ft
Resort Height1,200m3,937ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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The picturesque and usually peaceful village of Gryon is linked in to the skiing at Villars which in turn is linked with the glacier of Les Diablerets via a black run.


The Swiss ski resort of Gryon is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,200m3,937ft, with 60km37 miles of marked runs.

Gryon has direct access to 60km37 miles of downhill skiing, with 52 marked pistes, served by a total of 27 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,020m6,627ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Gryon offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Gryon is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Gryon.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gryon?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Gryon.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Gryon

Ski Area Stats

Gryon Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
32km20 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
23km14 miles
Total Length
60km37 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
44km27 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gryon Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,020m6,627ft
Lowest Piste1,300m4,265ft
Resort Altitude (Gryon)1,200m3,937ft
Max Vertical820m2,690ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gryon
Intermediate Skiers

Gryon Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gryon is 2km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Gryon?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Aigle, Vaud.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gryon is Sion, 50 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Basel, Chambery, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Dole–Jura and Zurich airports are all within three hours drive.

Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 27 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 4km2 miles of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gryon open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Gryon, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Gryon Tourist Office for the latest.

Mountain Bike Hire

There is downhill mountain biking available and you can rent Mountain Bikes in Gryon.