Opening dates 2016-2017
- Partially open weekends in November and December, depending on the snow condition.
- Totally open from Friday 16th December to Friday 21th April 2017 and week-ends of December, depending on snow conditions.
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Les Contamines-Hauteluce Ski Area
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.
More details on Hauteluce : www.hauteluce.com
Download a piste map (pdf)
The Contamines/Hauteluce ski area:
- 120 kilometres of slopes
ranging from an altitude of 1164 metres to 2500 metres.
- 46 slopes:
7 green, 10 blue, 18 red, 9 black runs, 1 ludoparc and 1 slalom stadium.
- 25 ski lifts:
4 cable cars, 8 chair lifts,12 drag lifts and 1 cord lift.
- 2 slopes for novice skiers in the resort centre
2 easy slopes enable one to learn the basics.
Each slopes is equipped with a drag lift (ski pass or tickets).
- 1 Ludo Parc
The Ludo Parc for novice and advanced skiers is situated higher up the Tierces slope.
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.
Downoad a piste map (pdf)
Snow conditions are excellent in Les Contamines due to air currents and location,
close to high peaks. 220 snow machines also ensure optimal snow conditions at the beginning and at the end of season as well as on the busier areas.
Take your time to enjoy the ski area
One can not only ski or board on the slopes. It is also possible to eat out (more than 10 restaurants), enjoy a drink or even sleep overnight. A picnic room is at your disposal at the top of the Gorge gondola and there are toilets for skiers.
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