The ski area in les Contamines is situated between 1200m and 2500m altitude and offers various opportunities for different levels of skier/snowboarder. The resort boasts great sunshine and excellent natural snow conditions. Enjoy panoramic views from Mont-Blanc to the Beaufortain region.
The slopes wind down between glens and dales, wide runs, pine forests chalets and old farm buildings. The village nestles at the foot of Mont-Blanc, the higher slopes offering magnificent views, the lower areas offering tree-lined skiing.
A ski area that spreads accross 2 different regions, Savoie and Haute-savoie
The Contamines-Hauteluce ski area spreads down both sides of the Mont-Joly mountain pass. It offers varied terrain, good for both skiing and snowboarding.
Access the domain via Les Contamines (2 cable-cars) or via Hauteluce-Belleville (1 cable-car), on the border between the Savoie and Haute Savoie regions.
All the slopes are linked together.
Achairlift more confortable, faster to ski on one of the best snow.
A new chair lift for greater pleasure!
The new 6 man Nant Rouge chair has replaced the old three man version.
6 seat POMA
Length : 1890m
Can carry: 2700 people/hour
Speed: 5.5 m/s
It has improved delays and intergrates the surrounding scenery.
The Contamines/Hauteluce ski area:
120 kilometres of slopes
ranging from an altitude of 1164 metres to 2500 metres.
8 green, 11 blue, 19 red and 8 black runs.
24 ski lifts:
4 cable cars, 8 chair lifts and 12 drag lifts.
5 Fun zone
with a halfpipe (in the centre of the resort) and 2boardercross (ludopark and expert) and a natural slope (non packed) on the ski domain.
The geopraphical position of les Contamines is important. Closely situated to high summits the resort benfits from a cold air stream.
In adition, 200 articial snow making machines ensure optimal snow conditions throughout the season.
In the village
Altitude 2500 m
The resort is part of the “Evasion Mont Blanc” ski area, 445 kms of slopes accross 6 resorts in the Mont-Blanc region : Saint-Gervais, Megève, Saint Nicolas de Véroce, Combloux & La Giettaz.
On the ski area...
Ski, surf, eat and drink (more than 10 restaurants) on the slopes.
A picnic room and toilets are available at the summit of the Gorge cable-car.