Verbier Backcountry Riding

June 17th, 2024

Verbier Backcountry Riding

Verbier is one of the most popular off piste snowboarding destinations in the Europe. It sits alongside heavy hitters such as Chamonix , St Anton and Val D'Isere to name a few. It has built this reputation around an amazing snow record and some of the best lift accessed terrain in the world. It only takes a small amount of hiking to be rewarded with some epic terrain. The mountains are also littered with itinerary runs which are marked off piste slopes. These will be patrolled as well as being closed if they are in danger of being avalanched. Always respect the signs and barriers on the mountain, if closed don't duck the ropes!

Verbier's reputation is backed up by hosting the finals of the World Freeride tour every march time on the legendary Bed De Rosses which is non lifted accessed 3000m steep scary face. The worlds best freeride competitors fight it out to see who can choose the fastest, hardest and most fluid line down the mountain. A great weekend to come and see Verbier at its very best.

A new lift will link Verbier with the resort of Bruson. A relatively small station but it comes into its own when the visibility is poor as it has great treeline riding and it also has some great off piste when the conditions are right.

 If you are looking to explore around some of the classic backcountry routes that Verbier has to offer its worth getting in contact with us here at Vivid Snowboarding. We will be able to talk you through a few different options for your day in the backcountry as well as give you some local insight into conditions. We offer a guiding service for more advanced riders and we also offer introductory sessions to riding off piste. The beauty of Verbier is that there is so much terrain to choose from so there is something for everyone.

Check out our off-piste guiding options here VIVID

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