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Saint-Jean VS

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Saint-Jean VS is a charming, family-friendly resort that offers a variety of slopes for all skill levels, and is renowned for its tranquil atmosphere and stunning alpine scenery.

Saint-Jean VS

overview

Stats

4.3
/5
Rating
1327
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

Saint-Jean VS

for beginners

Beginners rating -
26.5
Perfect
Saint-Jean VS is a great choice for beginners, with a dedicated nursery area that provides a safe and gentle environment for new skiers to learn. The resort also offers ski schools for those who need guidance in mastering the basics. The lifts are easy to use and accessible from the beginner areas, making it a hassle-free experience for novices.

Saint-Jean VS

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Saint-Jean VS to be a suitable destination with a good mix of blue and red pistes. The resort offers a variety of terrains, including the popular blue runs around the Les Rousses chairlift and the challenging red runs descending from the La Chaux Express. The resort's reliable snow conditions and well-maintained slopes provide a consistent and enjoyable skiing experience for those at an intermediate level.

Saint-Jean VS

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Advanced skiers may find Saint-Jean VS a bit lacking in terms of challenging terrain. The resort primarily caters to beginners and intermediates, with a majority of blue and red runs. While there are a few black runs, they are not particularly steep or long, and may not provide the adrenaline rush that advanced skiers often seek.

Saint-Jean VS

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Fun
Perfect
Saint-Jean VS is a snowboarder's delight with its diverse terrain and well-maintained snowparks. The resort offers a variety of slopes, from gentle ones for beginners to challenging ones for seasoned boarders, ensuring a thrilling ride for all. The snowpark, equipped with jumps, rails, and boxes, provides ample opportunities for freestylers to showcase their skills and try new tricks.

Saint-Jean VS

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Saint-Jean VS is a freerider's delight, with its vast off-piste terrains that are perfect for those seeking a thrilling ride. The resort boasts a variety of challenging slopes and deep snow conditions that are sure to satisfy any powder hound. The Les Chottes area, in particular, is a favorite among off-piste enthusiasts, offering steep descents and untouched powder fields for an exhilarating skiing experience.

Saint-Jean VS

for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Saint-Jean is a family-friendly resort that offers a variety of amenities and activities for all ages. The resort features a dedicated beginner's area with gentle slopes and ski schools, making it an ideal place for young skiers to learn and practice. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as snowshoeing and tobogganing. The resort's accommodations are conveniently located near the ski lifts, ensuring easy access to the slopes. With its relaxed atmosphere and variety of family-oriented activities, Saint-Jean is a great choice for families seeking a fun and stress-free ski vacation.

Saint-Jean VS

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
The apr├Ęs-ski scene in Saint-Jean is more on the tranquil side, perfect for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere after a day on the slopes. You can enjoy a quiet drink at the local bar, Le Pub, or indulge in a hearty meal at the popular restaurant, La Table d'Adrien. For those seeking a bit more excitement, the nearby town of Verbier offers a more vibrant nightlife with venues like Farinet and Casbah Club.

Saint-Jean VS

food scene

Saint-Jean is a family-friendly resort that offers a variety of amenities and activities for all ages. The resort features a dedicated beginner's area with gentle slopes and ski schools, making it an ideal place for young skiers to learn and practice. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as snowshoeing and tobogganing. The resort's accommodations are conveniently located near the ski lifts, ensuring easy access to the slopes. With its relaxed atmosphere and variety of family-oriented activities, Saint-Jean is a great choice for families seeking a fun and stress-free ski vacation.