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La Tzoumaz

La Tzoumaz Ski Resort Guide

La Tzoumaz, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length54km
Highest Lift2,350m
Resort Height1,500m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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La Tzoumaz

The Swiss ski resort of La Tzoumaz is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,500m, with 54km of marked runs.

Summary

La Tzoumaz is part of the Four Valleys ski area with access to 412km of downhill skiing, with 205 marked pistes, served by a total of 92 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Tzoumaz itself (54km 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, Nendaz, Siviez, Thyon les Collons, Verbier and Veysonnaz.

With ski lifts as high as 2,350m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

La Tzoumaz offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in La Tzoumaz is 10km long and the most difficult run is the 'La Tzoumaz', which is 6km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Tzoumaz?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 27 November, with around 35cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

La Tzoumaz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 7km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
3149km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2149km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 
Downhill
Total Length
54km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
9

Four Valleys Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
20
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
106
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
77
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 
Downhill
Total Length
412km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
92

Altitudes

La Tzoumaz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,350m
Lowest Piste1,500m
Resort Altitude (La Tzoumaz)1,500m
Max Vertical850m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for La Tzoumaz
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in La Tzoumaz

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Ski Lessons in La Tzoumaz

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see La Tzoumaz Ski Schools and La Tzoumaz Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is La Tzoumaz?

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

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Tzoumaz is Sion, 30 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Basel, Chambery, Turin Caselle and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg 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 nine ski lifts are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km of ski runs, with 4 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is La Tzoumaz open?

 Open from : 11 December 2021.

 Closes : 18 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 La Tzoumaz, 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.

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