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Vercorin

Vercorin Ski Resort Guide

Vercorin, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length35km
Highest Lift2,398m
Resort Height1,341m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Vercorin

Located above Chalais (cable car link) Vercorin is on the Val D'Anniviers pass which it shares with Chandolin / Saint Luc, Grimentz and Zinal (offering a combined total of 200km of trails).

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Vercorin is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,341m, with 35km of marked runs.

Vercorin is part of the Sierre-Anniviers ski area with access to 159km of downhill skiing, with 80 marked pistes, served by a total of 51 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Vercorin itself (35km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Sierre-Anniviers ski resorts of Chandolin, Grimentz, St-Luc and Zinal.

With ski lifts as high as 2,398m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Vercorin offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Vercorin?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Vercorin.

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Ski Area Stats

Vercorin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 3km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 22km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 10km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
35km
Cross Country
Total Length
15km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Sierre-Anniviers Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
14
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
36
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
28
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 
Downhill
Total Length
159km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
51

Altitudes

Vercorin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,398m
Lowest Piste1,822m
Resort Altitude (Vercorin)1,341m
Max Vertical1,057m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Vercorin
Expert Skiers
Snowboarding
Apres-Ski

Vercorin Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Vercorin is 8km long.

Snowboarding

Snowpark incorporates jumps, half-pipe, slide, box etc.

Location and Map

Where is Vercorin?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Sierre-Anniviers, Sierre.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

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

Geneva, Berne, Annecy, Chambery, Turin Caselle and Basel 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 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 6,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 8 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Vercorin open?

 Closes : 23 October 2021.

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 Vercorin, 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 Vercorin Tourist Office for the latest.

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