News from Valais

Check out all the latest happenings at Valais ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Valais weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Valais ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Valais coverage from the entire ski season.
8 Best European Resorts for Skiing in April - ©Riffelalp Resort

8 Best European Resorts for Skiing in April

Swap your goggles for sunglasses and hit the European slopes in April. Full Article

Posh Pistes: World's Most Exclusive Ski Resorts - ©Jack Affleck

Posh Pistes: World's Most Exclusive Ski Resorts

Here's a run-down of the top 10 most exclusive ski resorts in the world for those with millions in the mountains.

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10 of the Best Ski-In/Ski-Out Hotels in the World - ©Five O'Clock Lodge

10 of the Best Ski-In/Ski-Out Hotels in the World

Forget lugging your skis through town, slide straight into these slopeside lodgings instead.

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  • New, year-round educational trail opened in Saas-Fee

    Saas Fee, which boasts 300 days of sunshine each year, has opened a new "Sun Trail". The new run descends from the Hannig upper station - also called the Sonnenberg, or "sunny hill" - down to Café Alpenblick, taking about 25 minutes to make the descent. The run will be open all year Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt begins 24 hour rail access

    Following the opening of the multi-billion pound/Euro/Dollar 34.6km (22 mile) long Lötschberg Base Tunnel, access from Zurich the Zermatt takes less than 200 minutes, cutting more than an hour from the old journey time. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Alanis Morissette to play Zermatt

    Superstar Alanis Morissette will headline an end-of-winter-season music festival at Zermatt. Morissette will perform on the second day of the Zermatt Unplugged festival which is scheduled to run from April 9th to the 12th at the famous Swiss village which is open for snow sports 365 days a year and runs Europe’s highest ski lifts. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt publish 2008-9 lift ticket pricing

    365 day ski resort Zermatt in Switzerland, with Europe's highest ski lifts, has published lift ticket pricing for 2008-9, as well as summer ski season pricing through the year between the end of this winter and the start of the next. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • "High Five" competitions at Verbier, April 5th

    The 9th edition of the "Verbier High Five" by Carlsberg planned for the coming weekend at beautiful Verbier promises to be an unforgettable day for all the guests and the hundredths of participants. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Saas Fee Ride 08 on July 19th

    Saas Fee Ride 08 on July 19th

    Anyone who can't wait for winter 08-09 to begin should consider booking a ticket to Switzerland for the The Saas Fee Ride 08. The famous resort which offers summer glacier skiing and boarding is laying on a freesports festival packed with on-slope action form some of Europe top New School freestyle skiers from various international teams. Athletes will gather in Saas Fee on 19th July 2008 to compete in a world class Big Air competition and an expression session Rail Jam. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Summer Ski Special Deals From Zermatt

    Summer Ski Special Deals From Zermatt

    Zermatt is one of the few resorts that are still open for snow sports 365 days a year with a lift-served vertical on the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise that equals anything offered by the hundred or so ski areas in the southern hemisphere. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Saas Fee Ski And Snowboard Tests Start 4th October

    Saas Fee Ski And Snowboard Tests Start 4th October

    Saas Fee will stage its popular ski and snowboard tests on its glacier again this autumn. During two months, from 4th October until 30th November, you can test the new season's skis or snowboards in the Allalin snow sports area. There will be a choice of equipment from 14 different ski and snowboard manufacturers. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt Begins Snowmaking In Above Freezing Conditions

    Zermatt Begins Snowmaking In Above Freezing Conditions

    Zermatt has begun operation of a remarkable new snowmaking machine which can make snow at up to +40 degrees Celcius. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Snowboard World Cup In Saas Fee

    Saas Fee is one of a dozen ski areas in the Alps already open for winter 2008-9. On 30th and 31st October, there will be plenty of action again when the resort stages the 5th FIS Snowboard World Cup, the first FIS Halfpipe World Cup this season in Europe. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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