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Amenities Zinal

last updated: October 19, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1670 m
Inhabitants - total: 251
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 8
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 280
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 1122
Group lodging - total beds: 793
Youth hostel  X  Member SYH
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Beauty farm / beauty hotel  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 350
Mountain railways - info phone: 027 475 18 70
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer The « Mirador », next to the café, « La Tzoucdana » : fauna observation post, equipped with a telescope La Tzoucdana : pond and farm animals, mule back riding «Copper Mine La Lée (XIXth century). Guided tours from June to september.( Hydroelectric power plant « Forces Motrices Gougra SA » in Mottec. Visit of an old house (XVIIth century) Alps of Singlinaz, cheese fabrication
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1670 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2884 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 1
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 2440 m
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 280 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 8 km
Mountainbike slopes 150 km marked
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" parapente, deltaplane
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Mine de Cuivre de La Lée (Zinal) Mirador : poste d'observation de la faune équipé d'une lunette
Cultural sights: Maison d'habitation paysanne (Zinal), Chalet Madeleine et Maison des Nourritures (Ayer), Four Banal et cordonerie (Ayer)
Technical sights: Usine des Forces Motrices Gougra SA (Mottec)
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Flore alpine : sentier nature Zau-Zoura au-dessus d'Ayer
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Technical snow system Snowpark A night of initiation to ice climbing Pedestrian area through the village Bar La Marmotte on the ski piste Snow Shoe tours
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Live Cam 2
Detailed local Weather Link
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Zinal-Sorebois
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1670 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 3000 m
Price one day pass adult 50 CHF
Price one day pass children 30 CHF
Preis 6 Tageskarte Erwachsene 250 CHF
Preis 6 Tageskarte Kinder 150 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 027 475 13 73
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 9
Subregional transport installations - total: 43
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2880 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Snow conveyor - number: 1
Chairlifts - total: 2
Skilifts - total: 5
Babylift - Number: 2
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 027 475 18 70
Point of measure ski area bottom 1670 m
Point of measure ski area top 2880 m
Number of slopes: 20
Local ski slopes 35 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 7 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 220 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 12 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 40 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 25 % advanced
Level of difficulty of slopes 23 % Experts
Alpine ski area surface 6200000 m2:
Slope with powder snow(Freeride) 2 km checked and marked
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Lowest Snowboardpark 2500 m
Highest Snowboardpark 2600 m
Lift for Snowboardpark  X 
Snowboard - info phone: 027 475 18 70
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments 19 km de piste de fond sur un parcours en boucles le long de la rivière La Navizence. Départ au centre du village ou aux Plats de la Lée (parking gratuit). Piste partiellement éclairée jusqu'à 21h00. Vignette obligatoire.
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 027 476 17 05
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1650 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1700 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 12 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 19 km subregion
Skating slopes 12 km
Skating trails 12 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 1.5 km
Winter hiking trails 8 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1700 m
Snowshoe trail 12 km marked
Tobogganing - Info phone: 027 476 17 05
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 19000
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 19000 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 19000 m marked
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Domaine freeride contrôlé de 100 ha. Randonnées à raquettes à neige à la découverte du glacier de Zinal
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.