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Chandolin Ski Resort Guide

Chandolin, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length34 miles
Highest Lift8,907ft
Resort Height6,562ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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The Swiss ski resort of Chandolin is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 6,562ft, with 34 miles of marked runs.


Chandolin is part of the Sierre-Anniviers ski area with access to 99 miles of downhill skiing, with 80 marked pistes, served by a total of 51 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Chandolin itself (34 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Sierre-Anniviers ski resorts of Grimentz, St-Luc, Vercorin and Zinal.

The ski resort itself is at 6,562ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 8,907ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Chandolin is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Chandolin.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Noire Fini', which is 1 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Chandolin?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Chandolin.

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Snow Forecast by day for Chandolin

Ski Area Stats

Chandolin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1417 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1316 miles
Total Length
34 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Sierre-Anniviers Ski Area

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


Chandolin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift8,907ft
Lowest Trail6,562ft
Resort Altitude (Chandolin)6,562ft
Max Vertical2,346ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Chandolin
Expert Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Chandolin?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Sierre-Anniviers, Sierre.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Chandolin is Sion, 60 minutes drive away.

Berne, Annecy and Geneva airports are all 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 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 11,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 16 miles of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Chandolin open?

 Open from : December 18, 2021.

 Closes : April 24, 2022.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Chandolin, 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 Chandolin Tourist Office for the latest.

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