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Zinal Ski resort, Switzerland


Niched in the Anniviers Valley, in the heart of the French speaking Canton of Valais, Zinal – base elevation 1’670 m – is surrounded by 5 spectacular peaks appropriately named the Imperial Crown, the most prominent of which, the lofty Weisshorn – 4th highest summit in Europe –, towers at an altitude of 4’506 m. The resort will equally thrill sports buffs or families throughout all seasons. Whether as a departure point for several hikes to its summits or as a pleasant halt for mountain lovers as well as visitors looking for a nice meal, Zinal with its frosted peaks and natural beauty is sure to enchant everyone.

In winter Zinal boasts 70 km of alpine ski runs, 19.5 km of cross-country ski trails, a free ride domain, a snow park, an avalanche training center, numerous snowshoe hikes, a hang gliding school (delta and paragliding), an ice skating rink and a swimming pool. A single ski pass will give you access to all the ski runs of the Val d’Anniviers: Grimentz – St-Luc – Chandolin and Vercorin (in all 220 km of ski runs).

In summer, Zinal offers 300 km of pedestrian trails, mountain bike itineraries, paragliding flights, 5 mountain huts, 2 tennis courts, a minigolf, a swimming pool, play and picnic grounds, and a Copper Mine

70 Km of slopes in the Zinal-Sorebois skiing area in an imposing panorama of high mountains. The exceptional snow cover of the northeast side of the mountains guarantees good skiing conditions right up to the end of the season. We have invested in a new artificial snow system of 77 snowmachines. 77 guns covering more than 35 acres have been installed. The slopes are in excellent conditions since the beginning of the season. Val d’Anniviers and its 5 skiing areas offer over 200 km of slopes all included in one ski pass.

For more Information: http://www.zinal.ch

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