Arêches-Beaufort - Ski Area Guide

Arêches-Beaufort, France

Ski Resort in French Alps - 50km of Piste (1,050m to 2,300m)

Arêches and Beaufort are picturesque and traditional Savoyard villages below the Beaufortain Massif, the lifts ascend from above Arêches to slopes beneath the Grand Combe. There is additional, part-linked skiing from Le Planay ( 1200m ) .

 Arêches-Beaufort Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Arêches-Beaufort is 1cm, expected on 25 April, with around 26cm forecast over the next 7 days. There is some snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.

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Who is Arêches-Beaufort good for?

Arêches-Beaufort Ski Facts
Intermediate Skiers

Arêches-Beaufort Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Arêches-Beaufort
 3 Black Pistes (4km)
16Red Pistes (29km)
11Blue Pistes (14km)
Green Pistes (1km)
50kmDownhill Pistes
38kmCross Country Pistes
15Ski Lifts

Arêches-Beaufort Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Arêches-Beaufort
1250mMax Vertical
2300mHighest Lift
2300mResort Altitude (Arêches-Beaufort)
1050mLowest Piste


The French Ski Resort of Arêches-Beaufort has direct access to 50km of downhill skiing, with 30 individual pistes, served by 15 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With skiing above 2000 metres, snow cover is generally reliable.

There are six Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Arêches-Beaufort are perfectly feasible. Chambery Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Skiing in Arêches-Beaufort

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

Snowboarding in Arêches-Beaufort

Snowboarding is allowed on all runs and the first 'natural' snowpark in France was established here. It includes snowboardcross, hip and slopestyle. Open to both boarders and skiers.

Arêches-Beaufort in brief

Arêches-Beaufort Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Good for Snowboarding.

Arêches-Beaufort Season Dates

 Arêches-Beaufort is reported Closed, but was expected to open : December 17, 2016.

 Closed : April 7, 2017.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Arêches-Beaufort.

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Arêches-Beaufort Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Arêches-Beaufort is able to augment natural snow, with 4 Snow Cannons.

Arêches-Beaufort Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 15 Ski Lifts of Arêches-Beaufort are able to uplift 12,756 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

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Arêches-Beaufort Snow Report

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Skiing at Arêches-Beaufort

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Note :- The information on J2Ski concerning Arêches-Beaufort, where not clearly factual, is opinion only and is neither definitive or exhaustive.
Warning :- Snow Sports are Dangerous! Skiing, snowboarding and all winter sports involve risk of serious injury or death. You MUST confirm all information, especially snow and weather conditions, in Arêches-Beaufort before you ski or board. You participate at your own risk.

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