Nax is a ski resort in the valais, located at an altitude of 1’286 m, in the charming commune of Mont-Noble, twenty minutes from the motorway exit “Sion east”. Famous for its typical character, its traditional architecture and its wild nature preserved, Nax has developed around what can only be called a true “balcony” natural, offering a panorama of breathtaking 360-degree view of majestic mountain scenery. This probably explains why this lovely village has become a paradise both for skiers and for hikers.
The ski area of Nax – Mont-Noble includes 35 km of marked trails, more accessible, and it deserves to be highlighted, the parking space located at the foot of the tracks are free of charge! Not only there are pistes for all categories, from the beginner to the advanced skier, but the resort of Nax – Mont-Noble offer the privilege to practice the “ski-nature”, enjoying a breathtaking view on the Rhone valley, the val d'hérens and the vallon de Réchy. Of unique sensations that make skiing and snowboarding in Nax, an unforgettable experience! When the lovers cross-country ski, they can practice their favorite sport on the cross-country ski trail, panoramic Tsébetta, a length of 2.5 km. At the end of the track, a refreshment bar allows them to relax and regain your strength in front of a warm 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!