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Family Ski News | May 29, 2024

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Verbier opens this weekend

Verbier opens this weekend
Teresa Fisher

Verbier will be the first resort in Suisse-Romande (French-speaking Switzerland) to open… but just for weekends for now.

Daily opening is due to start later this month, snow permitting.

In recent days the resort has received 50-60cm of fresh white stuff, and a handful of pistes are in good skiable condition.

The following lifts will be open:

Gondola Le Chable-Verbier, 8.40am-4.45pm
Gondola lift Verbier-Les Ruinettes, 8.40am-4.15pm.
Funispace, 9am-4.30pm
Lac des Vaux (1 chairlift and ski trail), 9.15am-4.15pm.

The Olympic restaurant at the Attelas will also be open.

The last skiing in Verbier took place during July when – thanks to excellent snow conditions then – the resort opened for a weekend of summer skiing for the first time in 25 years, as we reported here.

The resort nearly opened in June too, following a Facebook vote.  The vote was a resounding success.  However, when the time came, the weather was too bad!


Image: Facebook/Verbier Sport Plus

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