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Nendaz Ski Resort Guide

Nendaz, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length70km43 miles
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Resort Height1,350m4,429ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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The Swiss ski resort of Nendaz is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,350m4,429ft, with 70km43 miles of marked runs.


Nendaz is part of the Four Valleys ski area with access to 412km256 miles of downhill skiing, with 205 marked pistes, served by a total of 92 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Nendaz itself (70km43 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Four Valleys ski resorts of Bruson, Evolène, La Tzoumaz, Siviez, Thyon les Collons, Verbier and Veysonnaz. Nendaz is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Siviez.

With ski lifts as high as 3,300m10,827ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


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


Nendaz is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Nendaz.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Nendaz is 15km9 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Nendaz?

The next notable snow forecast is 12cm5in, expected on 31 October, with around 65cm26in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Nendaz

Ski Area Stats

Nendaz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 10km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2091km57 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1374km46 miles
Total Length
70km43 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
11km7 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Four Valleys Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
412km256 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Nendaz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Lowest Piste1,400m4,593ft
Resort Altitude (Nendaz)1,350m4,429ft
Max Vertical1,950m6,398ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Nendaz
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Nendaz

Ski Hire Shops in Nendaz.

For more information, see our page about Nendaz Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Nendaz?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Four Valleys, Valais.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Nendaz is Sion, 20 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Basel, Chambery, Turin Caselle, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg 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 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 25,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 22 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Nendaz open?

 Open from : 20 November 2021.

 Closes : 24 April 2022.

Usual opening is early 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 Nendaz, 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 Nendaz Tourist Office for the latest.

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