Ski Equipment - For off-piste skiing in the Val D’Anniviers we recommend a freeride set up with touring bindings and skins. If you are new to off-piste skiing or are only looking for lift-accessed off-piste, a touring set up may not be necessary, check with us!


You need to ski at all times with:

  • avalanche transceiver
  • shovel
  • probe

Depending on numbers, GZBA can provide these items for you free of charge – please give us plenty of warning.

Ski hire shops:

Zinal: Olympia Sports a small but well-stocked ski shop, just 2-3 minutes walk from the base station of the cable car.

Grimentz: Val Sport offers a wide range of equipment and is just next to the Hotel Alpina.

Vercorin: Virage Sports good range of equipment – excellent for ski boots and any ski boot issues!

If you book with any of the above, please mention GZBA.

Backcountry Awareness Programme:

All participants need to bring “normal ski equipment”. GZBA will supply ALL avalanche safety equipment including airbag pack, transceiver, shovel and probe.

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