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Downhill and Cross-Country Skiing

There are 140 kilometers of ski trails in the resort of Crans-Montana. "Blue" routes cover 55 kilometers, "red" – 70 kilometers, "black" – 15 kilometers. They are not too long and steep. However, they have an interesting terrain. If you are fond of skiing you will choose a track that corresponds to your level of training. You will get to the slope using one of the 25 lifts.
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You will have the opportunity to take training under the guidance of an instructor if necessary. You can also ski at night here. You can also do freestyle or cross-country skiing. This type of track has a total length of 45 kilometers. For example, you can go up the Les Violettes Mountain. You will reach the Plaine Morte Glacier by cable car and ski on the flat terrain.

Snowboard Riding

You can go snowboarding during your holiday in Crans-Montana. You should visit Aminona Snowpark to do this. You will have to overcome various obstacles there. You can also go half-pipe on the Pas du Loup. You will be trained to perform stunts there. You can also use the Plaine Morte Glacier slopes and the border-cross track. If you want to experience even more thrills you should take up freeriding in the Faverges Zone. You will also have the opportunity to explore the resort route on a snow bike or snowboard here. These are high-speed vehicles that combine snowboard and bike or snowboard and skate. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Water Activities at the Ski Resort

There are lakes in the vicinity of Crans-Montana. Water activities are waiting for you there. For example, you can go canoeing, water skiing, and paddle surfing. There is a surf station here. It is located on the shore of Lake Moubra. You will rent the necessary equipment here. You will also take a few lessons from a professional surfer or participate in a group training course. There is a station on Thang-Long Lake. If you pay 25 Swiss francs you will rent equipment and do cable wakeboarding for 10 minutes. However, you must be able to swim to do this.

Exciting Air Trip

Breathtaking entertainment related to the air element will be offered to you at the resort. You will take a paragliding flight or go on a helicopter tour. If you arrive in Crans-Montana in the first days of February you will get to the annual festival of balloonists. Balloon fans launch their multicolored hot air balloons into the sky in the morning near Lac Grenon Lake. They fly over the Alps and Lake Geneva. You will be able to see the surrounding area of the resort from a height, becoming a passenger in one of the balloons. But if you don't like risk you should take to the air in a tethered balloon.
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Sledge Voyage

You should do sledding on one of the 5 specially equipped trails. You can also go sledding on the 6-kilometer Petit Bonvin trail at night. You can also master the air-board. You will rent it near the funicular station in the village of Aminona. The air-board is an inflatable sled. You will glide along the snow slope on it experiencing the feeling of flight. You can go down on your knees, sitting or lying on your stomach. You can also take a sled ride with huskies on a walking route or a more difficult trekking route.
Lac Grenon

Entertainment in Crans-Montana for Those, Who do not Know How to Ski

If you don't know how to snowboard or ski but you want to spend active time in Crans-Montana you should take a walk on snowshoes along the picturesque snow trails, taking amazing photos. You can also take horse riding lessons and go skating here. You can also visit the Fun Forest rope park. Descents, ascents, and all sorts of obstacles are waiting for you here.
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Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Crans-Montana
♥   Restaurant 'Chetzeron' Crans-Montana. Type - Classic cuisine. 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Didier de Courten' Sierre. Type - Modern cuisine|Classic cuisine. 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Atelier Gourmand' Sierre. Type - Traditional cuisine|Modern cuisine. 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Relais Miégeois' Miège. Type - International. 6.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Buffet de la Gare' Saint-Léonard . Type - Modern cuisine. 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Crans-Montana
♥   Castle 'Valère Basilica Switzerland' , 10.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Aigle Castle' , 37.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Gruyères' , 43.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Chillon Castle' , 43.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schadau Castle' , 51.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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