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Orcières-Merlette - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Skiing in Orcières-Merlette
Orcières-Merlette - Ski Resort in French Alps - 85km of Piste (1850m to 2730m)
Unfortunately the 15-floor buildings at this purpose built centre have won little critical acclaim, but the surrounding scenery is awesome and the weather and skiing both good, meaning slopes can be crowded.
Orcières-Merlette is open until December 15, 2013
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Orcières-Merlette Ski Facts
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The French ski resort of Orcières-Merlette has direct access to 85km of downhill skiing, with 44 individual pistes, served by 29 ski lifts.
The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
Snowmaking :- Orcières-Merlette is able to augment natural snow, on 40km of ski runs, with 33 Snow Cannons.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 29 Ski Lifts of Orcières-Merlette are able to uplift 22,500 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
There are five Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Orcières-Merlette are perfectly feasible. Chambery Airport, Grenoble Airport, Lyon Bron Airport and Lyon St-Exupéry Airport are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
Skiing in Orcières-Merlette
Orcières-Merlette offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.
Snowboarding in Orcières-Merlette
Orcières-Merlette offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park.
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Orcières-Merlette in brief
Orcières-Merlette Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Good for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Beginners.
Good for Snowboarding.
Opened : November 14, 2012
Closes : December 15, 2013
Opening Subject To Snow Conditions.
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