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Grimentz

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Grimentz, a charmingly preserved village, offers an authentic alpine experience with its traditional wooden chalets, while boasting an impressive snow record and a vast, diverse terrain that caters to both beginners and seasoned skiers.

Grimentz

overview

Stats

4.3
/5
Rating
1553
m
Resort height
2900
m
Summit

KM of slopes

26.5
Beginners
58.6
Intermediates
26.5
Experts
115
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Experts
Boarders
Fun
Poor
Fun
Couples
Fun

Grimentz

for beginners

Beginners rating -
26.5
Perfect
Grimentz is a great choice for beginners, offering a dedicated beginner area with gentle slopes and easy-to-use lifts. The resort also has a reputable ski school, where beginners can learn the basics and improve their skills in a safe and supportive environment. The resort is also less crowded than some of the larger resorts, allowing beginners to practice at their own pace without feeling rushed or overwhelmed.

Grimentz

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Grimentz a perfect fit with its wide range of blue and red pistes. The resort is particularly known for its well-groomed slopes and the Tsarva chairlift that leads to a variety of challenging red runs. Additionally, the Bendolla area offers a mix of scenic descents and varied terrains, providing ample opportunities for intermediate skiers to enhance their skills.

Grimentz

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Advanced skiers will find Grimentz a thrilling playground. The resort is home to the challenging Zinal freeride area, known for its steep, ungroomed terrain and off-piste opportunities. Additionally, the black-rated Piste de l'Ours and the Corne de Sorebois offer steep descents and challenging conditions that will test even the most seasoned skiers.

Grimentz

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Boarders
Perfect
Grimentz is a snowboarder's delight with its diverse terrain and well-maintained snowparks. The resort offers a mix of groomed runs and off-piste areas, providing a thrilling experience for boarders of all skill levels. The snowpark, equipped with jumps, rails, and boxes, is a freestyler's playground, while the wide, open slopes are perfect for carving and cruising.

Grimentz

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Grimentz offers a freeriding experience that is both challenging and rewarding, with its high-altitude terrain and deep snow conditions. The Moiry Dam area is particularly popular among off-piste enthusiasts, offering steep slopes and untouched powder. Additionally, the Zinal Freeride zone, with its vast open spaces and natural obstacles, provides an adrenaline-fueled adventure for those seeking to push their limits.

Grimentz

for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Grimentz is a family-friendly resort that offers a variety of ski terrains suitable for all skill levels, making it an ideal choice for families with both novice and experienced skiers. The resort features a dedicated beginner's area with gentle slopes and ski schools, ensuring a safe and enjoyable learning environment for young skiers. Off the slopes, families can enjoy activities such as ice skating, snowshoeing, and tobogganing. The resort's accommodations are conveniently located near the ski lifts, and many offer family-friendly amenities. The unique charm of Grimentz lies in its traditional Swiss chalet-style architecture and the picturesque views it offers, making it a delightful winter getaway for families.

Grimentz

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
Grimentz offers a more relaxed apr├Ęs-ski atmosphere, perfect for those who prefer a quiet drink after a day on the slopes. The resort is home to a handful of cozy bars and restaurants where you can unwind, such as the popular Bar 360 and the rustic Chez Florioz. For those seeking a bit more excitement, there's also the occasional live music event at the local establishments.

Grimentz

food scene

Grimentz is a family-friendly resort that offers a variety of ski terrains suitable for all skill levels, making it an ideal choice for families with both novice and experienced skiers. The resort features a dedicated beginner's area with gentle slopes and ski schools, ensuring a safe and enjoyable learning environment for young skiers. Off the slopes, families can enjoy activities such as ice skating, snowshoeing, and tobogganing. The resort's accommodations are conveniently located near the ski lifts, and many offer family-friendly amenities. The unique charm of Grimentz lies in its traditional Swiss chalet-style architecture and the picturesque views it offers, making it a delightful winter getaway for families.