J2Ski New Zealand J2Ski logo
°F / in / ft / miles°C / cm / m / km
FacebookTwitter

Nendaz

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 Length70km
Highest Lift3,300m
Resort Height1,350m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
Save Money on Ski Hire Save up to 50% 
Free Snow Reports by e-Mail  Sign Up Here

Nendaz

Haute - Nendaz and it's small satellite Siviez are modern resorts offering mostly family orientated appartment accommodation. It does offer the fastest access route to the Mont-Fort, top of the ski area 4 Vallées.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Nendaz is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,350m, with 70km of marked runs.

Nendaz 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 Nendaz itself (70km 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 3,300m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Nendaz?

The next notable snow forecast is 45cm, expected on 26 October, with around 46cm forecast over the next 7 days.

See our long-range Snow Forecast for the latest update, or   Join our Snow Mail Here

Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Nendaz
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
Snow
to
base

Ski Area Stats

Nendaz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 10km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2091km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1374km
Downhill
Total Length
70km
Cross Country
Total Length
11km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
20

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

Nendaz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,300m
Lowest Piste1,400m
Resort Altitude (Nendaz)1,350m
Max Vertical1,950m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Nendaz
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Nendaz Overview

Haute - Nendaz and it's small satellite Siviez are modern resorts offering mostly family orientated apartment accommodation. It does offer the fastest access route to the Mont-Fort, top of the ski area 4 Vallées.

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Nendaz is 15km long.

Snowboarding

Second Snow park and half-pipe in lift-linked Verbier and Mont Fort

Location and Map

Where is Nendaz?

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

Map

Tap Show Map in Full Screen for Full-Screen, or see J2Ski's Resort map, showing Hotels and Ski Shops.

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.

Infrastructure

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 : 14 November 2020.

 Closes : 24 April 2021.

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.

Talking about Nendaz

Mentions in recent J2Ski News Items and Snow Reports from our users...

Nendaz