Belalp - Blatten - Naters
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Skidortsguide för Belalp - Blatten - Naters
- Acres(yta)för skidåkning:-
- Längdskidor:2 km
Belalp - Blatten - Naters, in Switzerland, has three ski lifts and boasts a very impressive 1778 metres (5835 feet) of vertical descent. Belalp - Blatten - Naters has 21 pistes with a total length of 60 kilometers (38 miles). Belalp - Blatten - Naters. The resort is mostly suitable for beginners and intermediates, but has a large area of free-ride terrain, several challenging black pistes and six itineraries, which attract more advanced skiers. Every January the resort hosts the Belalp Hexe week featuring ski racers and up to 1000 racing ski ‘witches’ plus party activities. There are 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) of cross country ski trails at Belalp - Blatten - Naters. A small proportion of the pistes at Belalp - Blatten - Naters are covered by snowmaking. The nearest airport is at Geneva/Sion and the nearest train station to Belalp - Blatten - Naters is at Brig.
- Närmaste flygplatsen:Geneva/Sion
- Närmaste tåget:Brig
- Turistinformation tel::+41 (0)27 921 60 40
- Turistbyråns officiella hemsida:www.belalp.ch
- Boende nära skidbacken:yes
Meddelanden & nyheter från skidortschefen i Belalp - Blatten - Naters
Belalp Hexe 6-13 January 2018
36th Hexenabfahrt Saturday 13 January 2018 starting 0930 Racers, then Witches.
Witches Nights, live music, DJ and Party, Friday 12 Jan 2018 start 2000, Saturday 13 Jan 2018 start 1800. Parties close at 4 or 5am!
Night skiing on Belalp, 1900-2030: 15 & 22 February, 1 March 2018.
Latest Snow Reportview full snow report
- Issued:17 Jan
- Last Snowfall:17 January 2018
- Snow Depth (upper):245cm
- Snow Depth (lower):35cm
- Off-piste:Wind Blown
Today’s Weather (2216 m)view full snow forecast
Belalp - Blatten - Naters Location Maps
Visitor Reviews of Belalp - Blatten - Naters
John Bennett from United Kingdom writes:
Belalp-Blatten is a great place to ski away from the crowds.
It is an authentic Swiss ski experience, car-free above Blatten, with some great black-run and off-piste skiing from 3100m, and long blue/red pistes for the less adventurous.
There are friendly locals and a nice atmosphere. Apres is quiet, as suits a family resort, but the place goes mad during the annual Witches Race in mid-January. There are around 1500 entrants for the race (racers and witches) this year, and a fantastic post-race party in Blatten.
Belalp's skiing has a sunny aspect, but most of the skiing is 2000m-3000m, so snow is good, and there are great views towards southern Valais 4000m peaks. In all, about 65km of piste including the long Blatten home run which also serves as a great toboggan run.
The new Blatten-Kuhmatte gondola lift (SFr17M investment)is open for Christmas 2013 and that will ease the previous long queues at the cable car in peak season weeks.
We loved the skiing here so much that we bought Chalet Petal here on the piste in Tschuggen (1700m), above Blatten. These are the cheapest ski-in/out chalets in Switzerland! We are fielding a team of five witches for the 18 January 2014 Witches Race.
It seems a bad mistake that the new gondola lacks a mid-station at Tschuggen, especially in April when snow is melting. That said there is usually plenty of snow to ski home, and also to ski down to Blatten at the start of each ski day.
It's also great to enjoy the pure Valais air for summer sunbathing, walking, hiking, and climbing, with the Aletsch Glacier (UNESCO World Heritage Site) next to the ski area.