Zinal is open for skiing right now and the slopes currently have a reported snow depth of 130 centimeters. 99% of slopes are currently open for skiing, and 100% of the lifts are operating.
In Zinal you will find 21 lifts with a lift capacity of 24145 passengers/hour. There are 115 kilometer of groomed pistes in total, divided into 26 kilometer blue pistes, 58 kilometer red pistes and for the more experienced skiers, 29 kilometer black pistes. The vertical drop is at most 1330 meter and the highest served area by the ski lift system is at 2900 meter. Other alternatives to skiing or snowboarding on the slopes are to try the fun park and halfpipe facilities in Zinal.
In case some of you feel like doing some Nordic skiing, Zinal holds 12 kilometers of prepared tracks for doing that. For those of you who want to try something new (probably), there is also a toboggan run here that is open to the public, as well as prepared trails for winter hiking.
Airports close to ZinalIf you want to fly to Zinal the closest airport is Belp, Bern, with a distance of 87 kilometers from the ski resort. Other alternative airports that are possible to fly to are Lugano Airport (100 kilometers distance), as well as Malpensa, Milan (102 kilometers from the ski resort).
Closest ski resorts to ZinalNot far from Zinal is the ski resort Chandolin/Saint Luc, the distance is only 10 kilometers. Close by you also find the ski resorts Evolène at a distance of 10 kilometers, and Zermatt, 16 kilometers from Zinal.
Villages close to Zinal
Close by Zinal, with access to all the skiing facilities in Zinal, we hace the village of Grimentz which is a possiblitiy to stay in if you are looking to go skiing in Zinal.
Rent ski equipment in Zinal
Via Skiset you can rent equipment online, both skis and snowboards. You can also save up to 50%.