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Anzère

Anzère Ski Resort Guide

Anzère, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length58km
Highest Lift2,420m
Resort Height1,500m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Anzère

A south-facing purpose-built resort in traditional Swiss architectural style, close to Crans. It is very popular, partly because it is the sunniest spot in Switzerland, according to official statistics.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Anzère is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,500m, with 58km of marked runs.

Anzère has direct access to 58km of downhill skiing, with 25 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,420m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Anzère offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Anzère offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Anzère.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Anzère?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 24 October, with around 8cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Anzère Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 10km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1132km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 8 7km
Downhill
Total Length
58km
Cross Country
Total Length
3km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
14

Altitudes

Anzère Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,420m
Resort Altitude (Anzère)1,500m
Lowest Piste1,420m
Max Vertical1,080m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Anzère
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Anzère Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Anzère is 5km long and the most difficult run is the 'Piste des Masques', which is 5km in length.

Location and Map

Where is Anzère?

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

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Anzère is Sion, 40 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Basel, Chambery 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 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,250 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 10km of ski runs, with 84 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Anzère open?

 Open from : 18 December 2020.

 Closes : 4 April 2021.

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

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

Piste Map

Anzère Piste Map
Anzère

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Anzère, 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 Anzère Tourist Office for the latest.

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