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Mottec

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Mottec, a tranquil haven for ski enthusiasts, boasts pristine, uncrowded slopes, and a charming, traditional village atmosphere, making it an idyllic retreat for those seeking a serene and authentic alpine experience.

Mottec

overview

Stats

4.3
/5
Rating
1550
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
Fun
Fun
Poor
Fun
Couples
Fun

Mottec

for beginners

Beginners rating -
26.5
Perfect
Mottec is a great choice for beginners, offering a variety of gentle slopes and a dedicated nursery area for those new to skiing. The resort also features a ski school with experienced instructors ready to guide novices through their first steps on the snow. The lifts are easy to use and accessible from the beginner areas, making it a hassle-free experience for those just starting out.

Mottec

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Mottec a suitable destination with a good mix of blue and red pistes. The resort is known for its well-groomed slopes and reliable snow conditions. The runs from the top of the Sorebois gondola are particularly popular among intermediates, offering a mix of scenic descents and varied challenges. The resort also provides access to the extensive ski area of Zinal, offering even more opportunities for intermediate skiers.

Mottec

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Advanced skiers will find Mottec a thrilling destination with its challenging terrain. The resort is home to the notorious 'Mottec Wall', a steep and demanding run that tests even the most seasoned skiers. Additionally, the resort offers a variety of black runs and off-piste opportunities, providing plenty of challenges for those seeking an adrenaline rush.

Mottec

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Fun
Perfect
Mottec is a snowboarder's delight with its diverse terrain and well-maintained slopes. The resort offers a variety of runs, from gentle slopes for beginners to challenging black runs for the more experienced riders. The off-piste opportunities are also a major draw for snowboarders, offering a chance to carve fresh tracks in the snow and experience the thrill of backcountry riding.

Mottec

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Mottec offers a freerider's dream with its vast, untouched powder fields and steep, challenging terrains. The area around the Zinal Glacier is particularly popular among off-piste enthusiasts, offering a thrilling descent with a vertical drop of over 1,000 meters. The resort also boasts a high snowfall record, ensuring fresh tracks for freeriders throughout the season.

Mottec

for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Mottec may not be the first choice for families, especially those with beginner skiers. The resort is known for its challenging terrains and off-piste skiing, which may not be suitable for young or inexperienced skiers. However, for families with advanced ski enthusiasts, the resort offers a thrilling experience with its steep slopes and deep snow.

Mottec

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
Mottec offers a more relaxed apr├Ęs-ski atmosphere, perfect for those who prefer a quiet drink after a day on the slopes. The resort's charming bars, such as the popular Chez Florioz, provide a cozy setting for a laid-back evening. However, for those seeking a bit more excitement, the nearby town of Zinal offers a few more lively options, including the popular Bar le Colibri.

Mottec

food scene

Mottec may not be the first choice for families, especially those with beginner skiers. The resort is known for its challenging terrains and off-piste skiing, which may not be suitable for young or inexperienced skiers. However, for families with advanced ski enthusiasts, the resort offers a thrilling experience with its steep slopes and deep snow.