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Les Menuires

Les Menuires Ski Resort Guide

Les Menuires, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length160km
Highest Lift3,200m
Resort Height1,850m
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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Les Menuires

The French ski resort of Les Menuires is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,850m, with 160km of marked runs.

Summary

Les Menuires is part of the Three Valleys ski area with access to 600km of downhill skiing, with 497 marked pistes, served by a total of 180 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Les Menuires itself (160km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Three Valleys ski resorts of Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Saint Martin de Belleville and Val Thorens.

Les Menuires comprises the villages of Les Bruyères and Reberty.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Les Menuires is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Les Menuires.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Les Menuires is 8km long and the most difficult run is the 'Leo Lacroix', which is 2km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Menuires?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 9 December, with around 8cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Les Menuires Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 12km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2450km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
4489km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 5 9km
Downhill
Total Length
160km
Cross Country
Total Length
28km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
40

The Three Valleys Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
49
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
175
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
207
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
66
Downhill
Total Length
600km
Cross Country
Total Length
130km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
180

Altitudes

Les Menuires Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,200m
Lowest Piste1,850m
Resort Altitude (Les Menuires)1,850m
Max Vertical1,350m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Menuires
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Les Menuires

Ski Hire Shops in Les Menuires.

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Ski Lessons in Les Menuires

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Les Menuires Ski Schools and Les Menuires Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Les Menuires?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in The Three Valleys, Savoie.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Menuires is Chambery, 80 minutes drive away.

Grenoble, Annecy, Geneva, Lyon St-Exupéry, Lyon Bron and Turin Caselle airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 40 ski lifts are able to uplift 50,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 65km of ski runs, with 418 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Menuires open?

 Opened : 4 December 2021.

 Closes : 22 April 2022.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late 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 Les Menuires, 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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