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Champoluc

Champoluc Ski Resort Guide

Champoluc, Italy

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Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length70km
Highest Lift3,550m
Resort Height1,600m
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Milan Malpensa
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Champoluc

The Italian ski resort of Champoluc is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,600m, with 70km of marked runs.

Summary

Champoluc is part of the Monterosa ski area with access to 213km of downhill skiing, with 64 marked pistes, served by a total of 52 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Champoluc itself (70km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Monterosa ski resorts of Alagna Valsesia, Antagnod, Brusson, Champorcher, Gressoney Saint Jean and Gressoney la Trinité.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,550m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Champoluc offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Del Monte'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Champoluc?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 4 December, with around 5cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Champoluc Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1238km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 12km
Downhill
Total Length
70km
Cross Country
Total Length
7km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Monterosa Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
37
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
14
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 8 
Downhill
Total Length
213km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
52

Altitudes

Champoluc Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,550m
Lowest Piste1,640m
Resort Altitude (Champoluc)1,600m
Max Vertical1,950m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Champoluc
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
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Ski Hire in Champoluc

Ski Hire Shops in Champoluc.

For more information, see our page about Champoluc Ski Hire.

Ski Lessons in Champoluc

Find a Ski Instructor

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

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Location and Map

Where is Champoluc?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Ayas, Aosta Valley.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Champoluc is Turin Caselle, 84 minutes drive away.

Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate, Turin Cuneo, Sion, Genoa, Bergamo, Geneva, Lugano and Annecy airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 21,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 27km of ski runs, with 518 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Champoluc open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November (Opens when snow cover adequate in late Nov or early Dec), 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 Champoluc, 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.

Visit the Champoluc Tourist Office for the latest.

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