Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

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Related Regions: Coeur du Valais - Sion Region, Switzerland, Valais, Europe Overall

Elevation

  • 8661ft
    Summit
  • 3717ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 4944ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 5
    Total

Terrain

  • Intermediate Runs

    43%

  • Advanced Runs

    57%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    7

  • mi Pistes

    21.7 mi

  • Longest Run

    4.3 mi

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Overview

Nax, Balcony of the Sky, is located in Valais overlooking the gate to Val d'Hérens, a side valley to the Rhone-Valley. This charming mountain village is only 20 minutes from Sion, the picturesque and medieval capital of Kanton Valais. Sion has a rich historical background and is well-known for its warm hospitality. Nax is a paradise for skiers who come here to rediscover what is missing in many other winter resorts. The skiing adventure in the heart of untouched nature in the immensity of white landscape. Nax is a place lost in time where you can have relaxed holidays in the centre of natural wilderness. An old typical village with traditional architecture. You will enjoy discovering Nax and its natural and cultural sights as well as the many possibilities for hiking. At the top of the chair-lift Dzorniva the resort's restaurant is the best place to enjoy a good meal with friends or to taste one of the Valais specialities. The terrace with its 320 places is ideal for sunbathing over a drink you can order at the Snowbar.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/21/202004/05/2020
  • Years Open
    41

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation