East of Sion and south of Sierre, the Chandolin - St Luc ski area has 30 pistes served by 13 lifts. The lifts and pistes interconnect the villages of Chandolin (2,000m) and St Luc (1,650m).
The Chandolin - St Luc ski area is part of the larger Val d’Anniviers Ski Region interconnecting by bus with Grimentz-Zinal ski area and the Vercorin ski area. Overall, Val d’Anniviers offers 220km of pistes served by a total of 45 lifts.
To reach the snowboarding at Chandolin ski area by air, the closest major airports are Geneva and Bern, which are both about 2.5 hours away. There is also a small airport in Sion.
To reach Chandolin by train, the near railway station is in Sierre, which is about 20km away.
Note: If you plan to head to Chandolin - St Luc for snowboarding by train, here are two great options offered by the Swiss train system SBB. First, there is the discounted Swiss Transfer Ticket which provides a round-trip train ticket from an airport directly to the town near the ski area, plus 50% off any additional train or bus tickets. Second, there is the Snow-N-Rail ticket which provides a round-trip ticket from anywhere in Switzerland combines with a ski lift pass for as long as you need at a total 20% discount (see: http://www.sbb.ch/snownrail ).
Overall, Chandolin - St Luc is the 51st most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 68 snowboarding resorts in Switzerland.