Skiing around Verbier

The skiing around Verbier is phenomenal.

As the largest ski area in Switzerland, the 4 Valleys boasts extensive lift-linked skiing both on and off-piste. Its vast terrain is varied and interesting - providing endless days of skiing for every level from beginner to world champion!

  • Resort Altitude: 1500m
  • Highest Lift: 3330M (Mont Fort)
  • Ski Area: 410km of marked runs across 4 valleys
  • Beginner: 135km of piste (39%)
  • Intermediate 170km of piste (44%)
  • Advanced: 26km of piste (17%)

Whether you're thirsting for the legendary off-piste or just making your first snowplough turns - Verbier welcomes you!

SKi Lessons

A number of ski & snowboard schools offer expert tuition to all levels. Beginners are very well catered for on the gentler slopes of Les Esserts and La Chaux. Experienced skiers may fancy heading off-piste down the legendary Mont Gele and Mont Fort.

Whatever your level, we have contacts across the schools. Please get in touch for help in organising a lesson.

Ski Guiding & Touring

Those with good sense of adventure can hire a ski guide and strike out in search of fresh & exciting snow. Far away from the crowds of the piste, a guide can safely show you the lesser known off-piste runs.

Explore further into the mountains with a day tour and take advantage of the extensive lift network. Speak with us for referrals or visit or


If you like skiing off-piste, you will really like heliskiing. Already the "off-piste Alpine capital", Heliskiing takes this to an entirely new level.

Magnificently long runs to remember for years to come can be made from the Trient Glacier, Rosablanche, Petit Combin, and Pigne d'Arolla amoungst other landing sites.

Heli trips can be combined with tours and organised by Heli Alps, Heliskiing Switzerland or Guides Verbier. Speak to us if you would like us to help or give further recommendations.

Lift passes

Lift passes are available at the lift stations in Le Châble and Verbier. You may also buy them in advance at who will deliver them to us at La Ruinette the day before you need them.


We strongly advise you to take out ski insurance. It’s inexpensive and its many advantages include: ski pass, ski rental and ski lesson refunds, assistance cost cover, transport cost cover and legal cost cover.

Insurance can be purchased for as little as CHF 5 / day at the lift station when arranging your lift pass.

Ski Lockers

Heated lockers are offered at the lift stations of both Le Châble and Verbier. This can be a convenient way of storing your equipment ensures you start your day off nice and warm.