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Champoussin Ski Resort Guide

Champoussin, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length10km
Highest Lift2,350m
Resort Height1,310m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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The Swiss ski resort of Champoussin is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,310m, with 10km of marked runs.


Champoussin is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 400km of downhill skiing, with 285 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Champoussin itself (10km 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, Les Crosets, Morgins, Torgon, 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 2,350m, snow cover is generally reliable.


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


Champoussin offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Champoussin is 7km long and the most difficult run is the 'Aiguille des Champeys', which is 1km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Champoussin?

The next notable snow forecast is 6cm, expected on 31 October.

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Snow Forecast by day for Champoussin

Ski Area Stats

Champoussin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 1km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 9km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

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


Champoussin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,350m
Lowest Piste1,680m
Resort Altitude (Champoussin)1,310m
Max Vertical1,040m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Champoussin
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Champoussin?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Champoussin is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 7,950 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 9 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Champoussin open?

 Open from : 18 December 2021.

 Closes : 10 April 2022.

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Mid 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 Champoussin, 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 Champoussin Tourist Office for the latest.