Altitude 1'507 m - 2'640 m
Nax is a station of ski Valais, located at an altitude of 1'286 m, in the charming town of Mont-Noble, about 20 minutes from the motorway exit "Sion - is". Famous for its typical character, its traditional architecture and its unspoilt wilderness, Nax developed around what must be called a real "balcony" natural, offering a stunning panorama 360 ° on majestic mountain landscapes. This probably explains why this lovely village became a paradise both for skiers for hikers.
The ski area of Nax - Mont-Noble includes 35 km of marked trails, more accessible that, and it deserves to be highlighted, car parks located at the foot of the slopes are free! Not only there are tracks for all categories, from the beginner to confirmed skiers, but the station of Nax - Mont-Noble offers the privilege of skiing "in the wilderness", enjoying breathtaking views of the Rhone Valley, the val d ' Hérens and the vallon de Réchy. The sensations which make the practice of skiing and snowboarding in Nax an unforgettable experience! When cross-country skiing enthusiasts, they can practice their favourite sport on the Tsebetta panoramic cross-country ski track with a length of 2.5 km. At the end of the runway, a refreshment bar allows them to relax and regain their strength before a hot drink.
You want to do other activities? The resort of Nax – Mont-Noble proposes a hiking trail in snowshoes a little more than two kilometers of low elevation. Ideal for starting hiking as a family and discover the beautiful landscapes preserved! Five winter hiking paths are proposed in the vicinity of Nax. Since these are not marked, they are reserved for experienced hikers. Finally, in the winter, at certain dates the Sunday morning, an initiation to the skin of the seal is proposed, followed by a meal in a restaurant of the area. A practice that combines sport, conviviality and discovery of the local gastronomy!
On the espace Mont-Noble, there are many activities for you to spend great moments in family. You can learn to ski joering (slides pulled by a horse). A luge track and a track of snowtubbing completely secured are available to both large and small who are eager to discover other beautiful sensations. Still in the espace Mont-Noble, a natural ice rink in the open air is at the disposal of the practitioners of ice skating or hockey. Another sport enjoyed by all the family : bocce on ice, or eisstock!
Other animations are proposed in order to optimize your family vacation in Nax: an introduction to the pony or horse riding for children, night excursions with snowshoes or skins (Thursday evening). Do not miss the Small Carnival of Mont-Noble at the beginning of march! The program of this great moment of conviviality : presentation of the equipment of hiking and skiing, downhill torchlight in disguise, contest for the best costume, musical entertainment, raclette, soup, and bar!