Reviews Crans Montana

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Skiresort ratings for Crans Montana compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 7 reviews.

Overall 76 Skiing 74Skiregion 74
BeginnerIntermediateAdvancedOff-PisteSnow
7.7 7.67.6 7.77.0 7.07.3 7.07.4 7.4
FamilyAtmosphereNatureWalkingLifts
7.9 7.67.1 7.18.3 7.77.6 7.08.0 7.4

9 Crans Montana, Valais

Review by Mike from Den Haag on Tuesday Jan 24th
Novice 9Advanced 9Expert 9Off-Piste 9Snow 9
Family 9Ambiance 9Nature 9Walking 9Lifts 9

Perfect skiing! ...

Mike visited Crans Montana in january 2012 as couple and rated it 9

7.5 Crans Montana, Valais

Review by Sue Kershaw from London on Thursday Apr 10th
Novice 8Advanced 7Expert 6Off-Piste 7Snow 7
Family 8Ambiance 7Nature 9Walking 8Lifts 8

Just had a family holiday at Aminona. Skiing was great if you were up when the slopes opened but by lunch it was very slushy. Very relaxed resort compared to French resorts. Loved the Glacier run which provided a nice 5km run from the top. Winds did close the resort one day we were there but the next day provided great skiing on lovely powder. We did get a little bored of the runs by the end of the week but overall a great resort for intermediate skiers. ...

pro Glacier con Few challenges for experts

Sue Kershaw visited Crans Montana in april 2008 as family and rated it 7.5

7.3 Crans Montana, Valais

Review by Cameron from London on Sunday Sep 30th
Novice 7Advanced 8Expert 7Off-Piste 7Snow 7
Family 8Ambiance 6Nature 8Walking 8Lifts 7

My husband and I visited Crans for a week from 12th Jan this year. Unfortunately the snow conditions were not great lower down the mountain which restricted the number of runs available. However, the slopes were quiet and the pistes were well groomed despite the icy conditions. We found piste markins to be almost non-existent and it was quite difficult to decide where you were at times as the colour coding on the piste map was not an accurate guide. Apres ski was a bit tame compared to some Austrian resorts we have visited. Anyway a very relaxed resort compared to French resorts. It is a quiet resort with very few queues, quiet uncrowded pistes and fantastic views. Crans Montana is known as ...

Cameron visited Crans Montana in january 2007 as couple and rated it 7.3

7.8 Crans Montana, Valais

Review by Dedier from Metz on Thursday Aug 30th
Novice 8Advanced 7Expert 7Off-Piste 7Snow 8
Family 8Ambiance 8Nature 9Walking 8Lifts n.a.

Originally two villages, the natural advantages and resulting popularity of Crans and Montana led to the two villages joining under one name in the 1960s. Those advantages begin with the resort's wonderful location, on a sunny terrace of lakes and woodland with views across the Rhone Valley and out towards the mountain peaks of the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc. A large, cosmopolitan resort boasting over 80 international restaurants, an excellent range of shops, lively nightlife and culture, a comprehensive program of activities and a wide-ranging choice of sporting activities beyond skiing. Crans Montana's main skiing is divided in to three areas although they are all well lift-linked to one an...

Dedier visited Crans Montana in march 2007 as couple and rated it 7.8

7.4 Crans Montana, Valais

Review by Mark from Cb on Thursday Jul 12th
Novice 7Advanced 8Expert 7Off-Piste 7Snow 8
Family 8Ambiance 7Nature 8Walking 7Lifts n.a.

Crans is a fantastic all round resort, offering a great variety of runs. As it is not as well known as some of the bigger resorts, the slopes are generally uncrowded. The resort is actually 3 fully linked resorts (Crans, Montana & Aminona) providing over 100km of groomed runs, tree lined pisted runs, off-piste action and even a snowpark for the more adventerous. The resort also provides great activities for non-skiers: sledging, hiking, husky rides, paragliding. The prices in the resort are reasonable, with food and drink costs similar to those in the UK - a big difference to some of the French resorts. Overall, a great resort without the crowds found in many European resorts. We loved i...

Mark visited Crans Montana in january 2007 as couple and rated it 7.4

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