Ski Holidays in Verbier are suitable for all standards, offering superb skiing on a variety of runs. The Verbier Lift passes give access to 100 lifts and around 410km of pistes.
Many spectacular events take place throughout the season, including the 'Verbier Ride' freestyle ski contest and the 'Carlsberg High Five' multi-sports competition. There is year round skiing on the Mont Fort glacier (3,300m) and a specialist park for boarders.
The main pass 4 Valleys/Mont Fort pass covers Verbier, Mont-Fort, Nendaz, Veysonnaz, Thyon, Bruson and La Tzoumaz (Mayens-de-Riddes) and for a supplement you can also ski the La Breya area.
Verbier Snowboarding has a fantastic reputation and there are many guides who will take groups or individuals for a day or more to get them familiar with the best terrain.
Snowboarders are well catered for, with a half pipe and obstacles at Mont Fort and La Chaux.
Verbier Ski Resort has a wide choice of ski schools including La Maison du Sport, La Fantastique and Adrenaline all of whom provide teaching and guiding. Altitude and European Snowsport run schools and there are several specialist operations, mostly with English speaking teachers. The Warren Smith Academy is the best known and has a long association with Verbier.
Last Updated: Feb 2010