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Nendaz Ski Resort Guide

Nendaz, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Nendaz Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length70km
Highest Lift3,300m
Resort Height1,350m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Haute - Nendaz and it's small satellite Siviez are modern resorts offering mostly family orientated appartment accommodation. It does offer the fastest access route to the Mont-Fort, top of the ski area 4 Vallées.

Nendaz Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Nendaz is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,350m, with 70km of marked runs.

Nendaz is part of the Four Valleys ski area with access to 412km of downhill skiing, with 205 marked pistes, served by a total of 92 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Nendaz itself (70km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Four Valleys ski resorts of Bruson, Evolène, La Tzoumaz, Siviez, Thyon les Collons, Verbier and Veysonnaz. Nendaz is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Siviez.

With ski lifts as high as 3,300m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing in Nendaz

Nendaz offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Nendaz Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Nendaz?

The next notable snow forecast for Nendaz is 38cm, expected on 25 September, with around 104cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Nendaz

Ski Area Stats

Nendaz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Nendaz
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 10km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Four Valleys Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Four Valleys
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Nendaz Altitudes

Nendaz Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Nendaz
Highest Lift3,300m
Lowest Piste1,400m
Resort Altitude (Nendaz)1,350m
Max Vertical1,950m

Nendaz Rated

Ratings for Nendaz
Intermediate Skiers

Nendaz Overview

Haute - Nendaz and it's small satellite Siviez are modern resorts offering mostly family orientated apartment accommodation. It does offer the fastest access route to the Mont-Fort, top of the ski area 4 Vallées.

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Nendaz is 15km long.

Snowboarding in Nendaz

Second Snow park and half-pipe in lift-linked Verbier and Mont Fort

Location and Map

Where is Nendaz?

Nendaz is in the Swiss Alps in Four Valleys, Valais, Switzerland.

Map of Nendaz

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How to get to Nendaz

 By Air

The nearest airports to Nendaz are Sion, Geneva and Berne. There are nine airports within three hours drive. Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts of Nendaz are able to uplift 25,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Nendaz is able to make snow, with 22 snow cannons.

Nendaz Season Dates

When is Nendaz open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Nendaz.


Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Nendaz.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Nendaz, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Nendaz Tourist Office for the latest.

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