Best La Forclaz Snowboarding

The 66th most popular snowboarding destination in Switzerland.

  Espace Dent Blanche, Valais, Switzerland

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  April 7, 2022

South of Bern and south of Sion, the La Forclaz Ski Area has six pistes served by 4 lifts. There are interesting off-piste freeride routes to be explored with a guide. The best La Forclaz snowboarding is typically explored during the months of January through March.

The La Forclaz ski area is part of the greater Espace Dent Blanche ski region which also includes Evolene and Arolla. There are a total of 100km of pistes to explore. These ski areas are interconnected only by bus.

Pros
• Reliable Snowpack.
• Good Off-Piste Lines.
• Low Cost Ski Pass.

Cons
• Very Small Ski Area.
• Remote Location.
• All T-Bars.
• Limited Base Services.

To reach the La Forclaz Ski Area by train, head to the Sion station. In Sion, there is a public bus that leads south up to La Forclaz.

Overall, La Forclaz is the 66th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 87 snowboarding resorts in Switzerland. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby La Forclaz including Arolla and Evolene.



Local Contacts:  Domaine Skiable de la Forclaz +41 (0) 79-310-5559.

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Hotel Arzinol, Evolene; Pension d'Evolene

Luxury Loding:  Hotel du Glacier, Evolene; Hotel Kurhaus Arolla

Reference Source:  click here http://www.laforclaz.ch/

GPS:  46.086883, 7.519052

Date Published:  4/18/2016

Date Updated:  4/7/2022

ID:  24485



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