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Torgon

Torgon Ski Resort Guide

Torgon, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length35km22 miles
Highest Lift2,001m6,565ft
Resort Height1,150m3,773ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Torgon

The Swiss ski resort of Torgon is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,150m3,773ft, with 35km22 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Torgon is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 400km249 miles of downhill skiing, with 285 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Torgon itself (35km22 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Champéry, Champoussin, Les Crosets, Morgins, Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine and Saint Jean d'Aulps.

With ski lifts as high as 2,001m6,565ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Torgon offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Torgon.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Torgon is 3km2 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Torgon?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm1in, expected on 29 November, with around 89cm35in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Torgon Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 15km9 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 15km9 miles
Downhill
Total Length
35km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
11

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
32
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
100
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
122
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
31
Downhill
Total Length
400km249 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
243km151 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
196

Altitudes

Torgon Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,001m6,565ft
Lowest Piste1,150m3,773ft
Resort Altitude (Torgon)1,150m3,773ft
Max Vertical851m2,792ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Torgon
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Torgon?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Monthey, Valais.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Torgon is Sion, 60 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Basel, Chambery, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Dole–Jura and Turin Caselle 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.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km3 miles of ski runs, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Torgon open?

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

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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 Torgon, 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 Torgon Tourist Office for the latest.

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