The Magic Pass gives access to more than 30 ski areas in French-speaking Switzerland throughout the winter and in many cases during the summer season, too. During winter, you can enjoy more than 1,000 km of pistes in the cantons of Valais, Vaud, Fribourg, Jura and Neuchâtel.
The local lift company, Belalp Bahnen AG, offers day passes whose prices depend on the weather forecast, with reductions of up to 50%. The more unfavourable the forecast, the lower the ticket price.
The “Pass Saint-Bernard” is an annual pass covering more than 15 leisure activities including alpine skiing and cross-country skiing. It also allows use of public transport throughout the relevant area. The “Classic Pass” is available for CHF 139. Snow sports enthusiasts who have a seasonal pass for another resort can enjoy the same benefits with the “Combi Pass” for CHF 69. The “Pass + Verbier” for CHF 199 additionally allows holders to ski free of charge in Verbier at the beginning and end of the season.
Zermatt’s ski lift company is offering a flexible pricing model for its ski passes. Prices vary according to availability, demand and time of purchase. Fans of early-season snow can enjoy the special ambiance during the Winter Opening Weeks with a discount of 20% off a ski pass and 10% off accommodation.
4 Vallées Mont4Card
The “Mont4Card” is the annual lift pass covering the “4 Vallées” for children, teenagers and young adults between the ages of 7 and 24. Until the end of November 2020, the pass is available for the special price of CHF 300 for children aged 7 to 14 and CHF 400 for young people aged 15 to 24.
Free skiing for under-20s at the Aletsch Arena
Young people under the age of 20 can ride the ski lifts of the Aletsch Arena free of charge every Saturday. Free ski lessons for beginners are also available on reservation.
Crans-Montana is introducing a dynamic pricing model for lift passes from winter 2020/2021. The price of the “Dynamic Day Pass” varies according to season, availability and demand, and ranges from CHF 15 to CHF 136 per day. The “Pass 100” gives access to the ski area for 100 days during low season, while the “Pass 365” allows unlimited access year-round. The “Pass 365 +” also provides unlimited access to the entire ski area along with many other additional benefits.
Other offers and pre-sales
Cross-country ski pass: Goms – Obergoms – Simplon Pass
The Goms–Obergoms–Simplon Pass cross-country ski pass covers the 90 km of cross-country ski trails in the Goms (upper Rhône) valley along with the 5 km of trail up at the Simplon Pass. Travel on the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn railway between Oberwald and Fiesch is also included.