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Le Mont-Dore

Le Mont-Dore Ski Resort Guide

Le Mont-Dore, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length42km
Highest Lift1,780m
Resort Height1,890m
 Nearest AirportsClermont-Ferrand and Brive
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Le Mont-Dore

The French ski resort of Le Mont-Dore is at an altitude of 1,890m, with 42km of marked runs.


Le Mont-Dore has direct access to 42km of downhill skiing, with 32 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,890m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


Le Mont-Dore offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Le Mont-Dore offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Le Mont-Dore?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Le Mont-Dore.

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Ski Area Stats

Le Mont-Dore Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Le Mont-Dore Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Resort Altitude (Le Mont-Dore)1,890m
Highest Lift1,780m
Lowest Piste1,230m
Max Vertical660m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Le Mont-Dore
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Le Mont-Dore

Ski Hire Shops in Le Mont-Dore.

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Location and Map

Where is Le Mont-Dore?

This ski resort is in Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Le Mont-Dore is Clermont-Ferrand, 57 minutes drive away.

Brive, Saint-Étienne, Limoges, Bergerac, Lyon St-Exupéry and Lyon Bron airports are all within three hours drive.

Clermont-Ferrand is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,645 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 53 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Le Mont-Dore open?

 Opened : 11 December 2021.

 Closed : 27 March 2022.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Le Mont-Dore, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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