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Arêches-Beaufort Ski Resort Guide

Arêches-Beaufort, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length50km31 miles
Highest Lift2,300m7,546ft
Resort Height2,300m7,546ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Annecy
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The French ski resort of Arêches-Beaufort is in the French Alps at an altitude of 2,300m7,546ft, with 50km31 miles of marked runs.


Arêches-Beaufort has direct access to 50km31 miles of downhill skiing, with 30 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,300m7,546ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,300m7,546ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Arêches-Beaufort offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Arêches-Beaufort offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Arêches-Beaufort.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Arêches-Beaufort is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Super Noire ( No. 21 )'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Arêches-Beaufort?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Arêches-Beaufort.

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Ski Area Stats

Arêches-Beaufort Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1629km18 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1114km9 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
1km1 miles
Total Length
50km31 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
38km24 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Arêches-Beaufort Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,300m7,546ft
Resort Altitude (Arêches-Beaufort)2,300m7,546ft
Lowest Piste1,050m3,445ft
Max Vertical1,250m4,101ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Arêches-Beaufort
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Arêches-Beaufort?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Savoie, Rhône-Alpes.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Arêches-Beaufort is Chambery, 60 minutes drive away.

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

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,756 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 4 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Arêches-Beaufort open?

 Open from : December 18, 2021.

 Closes : April 18, 2022.


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 Arêches-Beaufort, 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 Arêches-Beaufort Tourist Office for the latest.

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